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Middle Passage
voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
Navigation Acts
a set a English laws that required the American colonies to trade primarily with England; duties on some goods
Free Enterprise
an economic system in which there is copmetition between businesses with little goverment control
Mercatilism
the belief of maintaining wealth by controlling trade
Balance of Trade
having more exports than imports
Imports
the act of buying or bringing goods in, goods comming in
Exports
the act of selling goods, goods going out
Duties
a tax on imports
Olaudah Equinao
eleven year old boy sold into slavery, was on the slave ships into the middle passage
John Barbot
slave ship captain,, who feels compassiontate for the slaves yet beats them and focibly feeds them
Reveren Robert Walsh
wintessed the slaves on a ship and set them free,