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US History X Word Wall #1

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Colonization
Creating permanent esstablishments to rule, or have a puppet government rule in North America, South America, Africa, and Asia
The Columbian Exhange
Transatlantic trade lines that were created by Columbus that connectedd North America, South America, and Europe by transporting technologies, animals, crops, disease and ideas.
Epidemic
Widespread disease
Joint-Stock Company
When people pool money together to invest because it is too expensive for just one person. For example, Jamestown.
House of Burgesses
Colonists elected representatives to make laws for the colony in Virgina.
Mayflower Compact
In direct democracy where male landowners met in city hall to make decesions
Northern Colonies
Indistrial, ship building, fishing and manufacturing. Smallfarnsm fewer slaves. Bid cities: New York City and Boston
Middle Colonies
Very diverse (religion and origin) mix of farming and industry. Key trade ports: Baltimore and Philidelphia
Southern Colonies
Agricultural, slave labor dependent, small plantations, and small yeoman farmers
Mercantilism
TRade policies put in place to favor the mother country