The practice of making one person the property of another person.
The time during which the weather is warm enough for plants to grow.
A huge farm where tobacco, cotton, rice, sugarcane, or indigo were the main crops grown.
A crop people raise to sell to others rather than to use themselves.
To End ( such as slavery )
The United States of America.
To leave the Union ( or the United States of America )
The Confederate States of America. A new Country that was formed by Southern States that seceded ( or left ) from the Union. This happened after Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.
A war between groups of people in the same country.
The cooking, canning, drying, or freezing of food and the preparing of it for market.
A soft mixture of ground-up wood chips and chemicals that is used to make paper.
Matter added to the soil to make it more productive to help crops grow.
A resource in its natural state, such as a mineral, that can be used to manufacture a product.
A good brought into one country from another country , most often to be sold.
A good shipped from one country to another country, most often to be sold.
Trade among nations.
A wide area of the southern part of the United States that has a mild climate all year.
A low, wet area where trees and bushes grow, usually covered by shallow water at least part of the year.
A low, narrow island that is near a coast.
The continent, or the part of a continent, nearest to an island.
An area Owned and Governed by a country.
A Territory that governs itself.
A band of warm climate that circles the Earth near the equator.