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10 Cards in this Set

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crop grown primarily for market
cash crop
large commercial estates where many workers lived on the land and cultivated the crops for the landowner
Plantations
Person who agreed to work for an employer in the colonies in exchange for passage to America
Indentured servant
Discovered suitable conditions for growing indigo, which became an important cash crop for South Carolina
Eliza Lucas
The wealthy landowners in the South
Gentry
System of farming in which farmers produce only enough crops to feed themselves and their families
Subsistence Farming
Governor of Virginia
William Berkeley
English trading company that engaged in the slave trade
Royal African Company
The journey of enslaved African across the Atlantic to America
Middle Passage
A set of laws that formally regulated slavery and defined the relationship between enslaved Africans and free people
Slave Code