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Adaptation
The process of changing something to make it suitable for a new environment
Artisan
Someone who does skilled work, making things with their hands
Assembly
A group of people who are elected to make decisions or laws for a country or area
Cash Crop
a crop grown in order to be sold rather than to be used by the people growing it
Class
One of many groups that people in a society are divided into according to their jobs, income, education. race etc
Colony
A new settlement or territory established and governed by a country in another land
Culture
A people's way of life including beliefs, customs, food, shelter, and clothing
Democratic
The idea that everyone has a right to be involved in making decisions in the government
Economic Activities
Activities or jobs that people do to provide for themselves with needs and wants
Environment
The natural features of a places including climate, land, water, plants and animals
Export
To sell goods to another country
Import
To bring a product from one country into another so that it can be sold there
Mercantilism
The idea that the more gold a country has the richer it is and that it should export goods more that it imports goods
Natural Resources
Things that can be found in nature and can be used by people
Persecution
To treat someone cruelly or unfairly over a period of time, especially because of their religious or political beliefs
Plantation
A farm covering a large area of land where cash cops are grown
Region
A large area of a country or of the world that shares similar characteristics
Rural
Happening in or realating to the countryside, not the city
Self-Government
A country whose government is controlled by its own people rather than by someone from another country
subsistence
Farming that produces just enough foof for the farmer to live on, but does not produce enough food to sell to other people
Tolerance
Allowing people to do , say, or believe what they want without criticizing or punishing them
Urban
Relating to towns and cities