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Teachers were brought from where to teach the children?
Europe
Why were kitchens on plantations separate homes?
danger of fires
What did the planter's wive do?
clothed and feed everyone

gave medical care
On plantations money was rarely used. What did they trade?
crops
What did the girls learn?
Girls learned basic skills and how to sew
Planters traded what for British goods?
tobacco
rice
indigo
What was the meetinghouse used for?
worship
town meetings
Who buys and sells thingsfor someone else?
Broker
Tell two facts you know about slaves.
Not allowed to go to school

By 10 young slaves worked with the adults
What does a blacksmith do?
makes iron into horseshoes, hinges, and nails
How did the African slaves keep their heritage alive?
At night they told stories and sang songs about their heritage.
What does the word import mean?
goods brought in from another country
What is an Indentured servant?
People from Europe who had no money and agreed to work for a certain amount of time in exchange for a trip over to America
What is the trip called that carried slaves from Africa?
Middle Passage
Who went to college?
Boys
The main town in a county is called?
County Seat
What did Daniel Boone do?
He was a frontiersman who helped build roads in Kentucky and Tennessee
Plantation owners were known as?
Planter
Where is a fall line?
where land drops sharply, causing rivers to form waterfalls
What is the open area where livestock graze called?
Common
Where is the Backcountry?
land between Coastal Plain and Appalachian Mts. (frontier)
What is a young child who studied under a skilled worker to learn a trade called?
Apprentice
What happened to a slave that would not work?
They were whipped
Big covered wagons used to carry cargo are called?
Conestoga wagons
Name a few dangers on the frontier.
wild animals
humans trying to steal your livestock or land
Name 3 exports
furs
lumber
dried fish
A public sale is called a ?
Auction
What is a Militia?
Volunteer army
How are slaves different from indentured servants?
Slaves were not free after the time they worked
How did people make their living?
Fishing
whaling
shipbuilding
What were the planter's jobs?
Planters plant, harvest, store and ship crops.
He also kept records
Name 3 cities that grew from trade and had good harbors
New York
Charleston
Philadelphia
Where was the Meetinghouse located?
In the middle of most New England towns
What is the name of the person who took care of animals?
Herder
Some indentured slaves came to America to do what?
Why did others come?
pay for their crimes

They were kidnapped
Where is grain and meal ground into flour?
Gristmill
What is the route called that linked Britain, the British colonies, and Africa?
Triangler trade routes
What does a cobbler do?
makes and repairs shoes
Who watched over slaves and servants?
Planter's family
Where are logs sawed into lumber?
Sawmill
What is a constable?
Policeman
Goods made or raised here and sold to other countries are called?
Exports
Name 3 main crops grown on plantations?
tobacco
rice
indigo
What are Market towns?
Towns where people traded foods and services
Who makes the laws?
White male land owners