Ga History Chapter 6 - Vocab alone
Terms in this set (32)
Persuade (someone) to act in one's favor
In finance, speculation is a financial action that does not promise
Land speculation Definition
Make legally null and void; invalidate.
Cotton gin Definition
A machine for separating cotton from its seeds.
Head right system Definition
A head right is a legal grant of land to settlers.
Louisiana purchase Definition
the territory sold by France to the US in 1803
Plank roads Definition
A plank road or puncheon is a dirt path or road covered with a series of planks
Atlantic roads Definition
A railroad that operates in the southeastern to united states.
Treaty of Indian spring Definition
Where they trough out the creek Indians
An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country.
Indian territory Definition
A place were Indians can go provided by the government
Yazoo land fraud Definition
a massive fraud perpetrated from 1794 to 1803 by several Georgia governors.
An indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people
An expressway, one on which a toll is charged.
Land lottery Definition
Were people could raise money to buy land lots
Cash crops Definition
A crop produced for its commercial value rather than for use by the grower.
Substance agriculture Definition
which farmers focus on growing enough food to feed their families.
Market economy Definition
an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate goods and resources and to determine prices.
Land grant university Definition
Land-grant universities are institutions of higher education in the United states
Trail of tears Definition
the forcible relocation and movement of Native Americans, including many members of the Cherokee, Creek
A tax or duty to be paid on a particular class of imports or exports
End of a transportation or route
Give up power or territory
A plot of land
A set of written characters representing syllables
Revoke or annul, a law or congressional act
Oconee war Definition
A military conflict in the 1780s and 1790s between white Americans and Creek Indians
Treaty of new York
Signed between the United States and Native American
Red sticks Definition
The English term for a traditionalist faction of Creek Indians who led a resistance
White sticks Definition
A white cane is used by many people who are blind or visually impaired
Public domain Definition
The state of belonging or being available to the public as a whole.
New echota Definition
was a treaty signed on January, 1836 in New Echota