Early Settlements to French and Indian war vocab
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Helped found and govern Jamestown. His leadership and strict discipline helped the Virginia colony get through the difficult first winter.
agreed to work for a certain period of time, often in exchange for travel expenses
a group of English Protestants who settled the Massachusetts Bay Colony
sold into slavery at age 11; after gaining freedom, he spoke out against slavery and published his autobiography
a voyage that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
crops that are continuously in demand
Crops grown for a profit
an economic system (Europe in 18th C) to increase a nation's wealth by government regulation of all of the nation's commercial interests
goods brought into a country
goods sold to other countries
taxes on imported goods
Laws that governed trade between England and its colonies. Colonists were required to ship certain products exclusively to England. These acts made colonists very angry because they were forbidden from trading with other countries.
the transatlantic trading network along which slaves and other goods were carried between Africa, England, Europe, the West Indies, and the colonies in the Americas
Albany Plan of Union
plan proposed by Benjamin Franklin in 1754 that aimed to unite the 13 colonies for trade, military, and other purposes; the plan was turned down by the colonies and the Crown
Treaty of Paris (1763)
Officially ended French/Indian war, Britain dominated
Proclamation of 1763
issued by King goege III following Great Britain's acquisition of French territory in North America after the end of the French and Indian War/Seven Years' War. organize Britain's vast new North American empire, and to stabilize relations with North American Indians through regulation of trade, settlement, and land purchases on the western frontier. forbade Americans from settling or buying land west of the Appalachians.
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