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the way goods, wealth, and services are created & used
economy
to send goods to another region or country
export
a newly settled or lightly settled area just outsided an area of older settlements
frontier
to trade a product or service for another product or service
barter
an item brought into a country or region from another country or region
import
an open area shared by all the villagers
common
rights given to people by the government
political rights
the idea that a nation becomes stronger by building up its gold supply and increasing its trade
mercantilism
to control
regulate
money that must be paid to a government
tax
a place where grain is ground into flour/meal usually with a water wheel.
gristmill
barrel makers who built containers for flour, tobacco, butter or whiskey, wine & cider
coopers
American Statesman, scientist, inventor & writer 1706-90, wrote Poor Richard's Almanac & added street lights, a fire company & library in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Benjamin Franklin
1636 colonial college built in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Harvard College
1693 colonial college built in Williamsburg, Virginia
College of William & Mary
a revival of religious feeling in the American colonies in the 1730s & 1750s
The Great Awakening
an 18th century intellectual movement that emphasized the use of reason & the scientific method as means of obtaining knowledge
The Enlightenment
King of Great Britain ( 1760-1820) during the fight to keep the American colonies from gaining independence
King George III
Government of England, Wales, Scotland & its colonies
Great Britain
Laws passed by the British to regulate trade saying only English ships or ships made in the colonies could carry goods to and from the colonies. All other ships must stop in England to pay taxes on their cargo before trading with colonies in America
Navigation Acts