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5th grade social studies

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dissent
disagreement
Slavery began
in English Colonies
Why was slavery big in the south?
They had farmwork, cotton
How did people fight back from the slave owners
boycotting, uprisings
Auctions
buying and selling of slaves
Age of children sent away to learn a trade
12
Congress
formal meeting
bartering
trading one good for another good
treaty
agreement between two groups
Why were colonists upset over taxes
They had too many taxes they didn't vote on
boycott
to refuse to buy supplies
repeal
cancel
effigy
a life size puppet
Middle passage
the journey millions of enslaved Africans were forced to travel across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to the West Indies
Daughters of Liberty
Influential group of women during the revolution
Date of Boston Massacre
March 5, 1770
Liberty Tea
tea made from plants in America
debt
to owe money
tariff
tax
neutral
undecided
Militia
volunteer army
Group of people who fought for freedom
Slaves, African Americans, Native Americans
Branches of the United States
legislative, judicial, executive
Patriots
Group of people who did not agree with Britian's actions
Quarter
to give food and shelter
massacre
killing of many people
Inflation
Occurs when prices go up and money value goes down

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