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18 Cards in this Set

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balance of trade
difference in value between imports and exports
tax
duty
mercantilism
the belief that a country's wealth was based on how much gold or silver bullion it had
salutary neglect
policy of neglecting the New England Colonies because it best served Britain's interests
staple crop
crop that is always in demand
triangular trade
colonial New England's trade in the Atlantic World
almanac
book containing information and advice
apprentice
person who worked for another person in exchange for learning a trade
gentry
wealthy men and women
indigo
plant used in making a blue dye
self-sufficient
able to provide for its own needs
Middle Passage
forced transport of slaves from Africa to the Americas
mutiny
revolt
Stono Rebellion
slave revolt in South Carolina in 1739
dissent
difference of opinion
Great Awakening
revival of religious feeling in the 1730s and 1740s
immigrant
people who settle in a new country
itinerant
moves from place to place