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Explorer conquerer who sought wealth and land in the americas for Spain
Conquistador
A system in which Native Americans labored in the Americas for Spanish landlords.
Encomienda
The 1st permanent English settlement in North America
Jamestown
A part of the 7 Years War in which France and Britain fought over territory in North America
French and Indian War
The buying and selling of Africans to be sold in the Americas
The Atlantic Slave Trade
The global transfer of foods, plants and animals
The Coloumbian Exchange
An economic theory that motivated Europeans to increase wealth as a way to gain power
Mercantilism
A land that is controlled by another nation
Colony
A person of mixed Spanish + Native American blood.
Mestizo
The French and colonial empire that went from Quebec to Montreal
New France
Native American Ruler
AKA King Philip
Metacom
Bottom leg of Triangular Trade
The Middle Passage
An economic system based on private ownership and the investment of resources
Capitalism
The economic goal for many coutries of exporting more than they imported
Favorable Balance of Trade
A business venture in which investors pool their wealth
Joint-Stock Company