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the transatlantic system of trade in which goods, including slaves, were exchanged between Africa, England, Europe, the West Indies and the colonies of North America
a series of laws passed by Parliament, beginning in 1651, to ensure that England made money from its colonies trade
a farm that produces enough food for the family with a small additional amount for trade
a vehicle with wide wheels, a curved bed and a canvas cover used by American pioneers traveling west
an objective attitude towards those whose opinions differ from one's own (race, religion, nationality,etc...)
rivers and mill economy
water wheels built along the region's plentiful rivers powered most of the mills
the middle leg of the triangular trade route-the voyage from Africa to the Americas-that brought captured Africans into slavery
William Byrd II
one of the best known of the Southern planters-wrote a diary to describe life on a plantation
a 1739 uprising of slaves in South Caroline leading to the tightening of already harsh slave laws
a revival of religious feelings in the American colonies during the 1730's and 1740's
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