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SC Slavery 8-1.4

Slavery Early SC

Gullah the language of Africans that developed in the Sea Islands of South Carolina and Georgia
Rice the colony’s first cash crop, the name “Carolina Gold”
Staple Crop a crop planted that makes a large profit
Eliza Lucas Pinckney learned to grow indigo and how to make blue dye from the plant
Stono Rebellion largest slave revolt in pre-revolutionary SC
Cash Crop crops grown for a proift (indigo, rice, cotton)
Middle Passage part of slave trade - trip across the Atlantic Ocean, slaves were packed on ships, brought to the Americas to be sold
Labor Intensive requiring many workers to cultivate the land
Auction Block Place where slaves were sold to Plantation Owners
Slaves Codes Laws that prohibited slaves from gathering without white supervision, learning to read and write, and carrying guns [the Negro Act of 1740]
8 Lords Proprietors Men who were given Land in SC by King Charles II as repayment for helping restore the throne
Census A count of the number of people physically living in an area. This is done every ten years in the United States
Plantation Economy Large tracks of land used to grow “Cash Crops” or “Staple Crops”. Slave Labor grew large amounts of Rice and Indigo that brought huge profits to the Plantation Owner.
Barbados Island in the Caribbean, slaves were first brought to South Carolina from here
Proprietary Colony huge tracts of land in the New World awarded to people as a reward from the British Crown
Created by: sdcoach77