Flashcards in The Colonies Grow-Sect 1 Deck (31):
Farmers in NE
They generally produced just enough to meet the needs of their families
Trade routes that formed a triangle (Africa, WI, Europe)
Crops that could be sold easily in markets in the colonies and overseas
Cultures found in the Middle Colonies were diverse; Dutch, Swedish, etc...
Region west of the tidewater
Hills and forests climbing up toward Appalachian Mts.
A region of flat, low lying plains along the seacoast
Bosses that kept the slaves working hard
Strict rules governing the behavior and punishment of enslaved Africans
What was farming like in NE?
Bad; there was lots of rocky soil and long winters
What was farming like in The Middle Colonies?
Better that NE; growing season longer and richer soil
What was farming like in the southern colonies?
The best; tidewater region helps with good soil and longer growing season
The time of year where plants grow best
The area where water is flowing from a high place to a low place where waterfalls are formed
All the businesses that make one kind of product or provide one kind of service
A product sent to another one country and sold
A product brought into one country from another country
The voyage from Africa to the West Indies
The business of buying and selling human beings
Imports of NE
Tea, spices, manufactured goods
Exports of NE
What did women and girls do in NE?
Food, soap, candles, clothes, and helps at harvest time
What did men and boys do in NE?
Farmed, cared for animals, fixed buildings
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Free Market Economy
An economy in which the people, not the government decide what will be produced
A system in which people may start any business that they believe will suceed
Someone who is skilled at making something by hand
A person who does hard physical work
Someone who studies with a master to learn a skill or business
A plant that can be made into a dark blue dye
A person who watches and directs the work of other people