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money taken in through taxes

Revenue

1

an agreement among people

Compact

2

war between Britain and France in the Americas that happened from 1754 to 1763; it was part of a global war called the Seven Years’ War

French and Indian War

3

treaty of 1763 that ended the Seven Years’ War and resulted in British dominance of the Americas

Treaty of Paris

4

the global exchange of goods, ideas, plants and animals, and disease that began with Columbus’ exploration of the Americas.

Colombian Exchange

5

economic cycle that involves a rapid rise in prices linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available

Inflation

6

economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit.

Capitalism

7

policy by which a nation sought to export more than it imported in order to build its supply of gold and silver.

Mercantilism

8

tax on imported goods.

Tariff

9

person in Spain’s colonies in the Americas who was of Native American and European descent.

Mestizo

10

member of the highest class in Spain’s colonies in the Americas.

Peninsulares

11

ruler with complete authority over the government and lives of the people he or she governs.

Absolute Monarch

12

belief that a ruler’s authority comes directly from God

Divine right

13

fleet of ships

Armada

14

French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s

Huguenots

15

official appointed by French king Louis XIV to govern the provinces, collect taxes, and recruit soldiers

Intendant

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Spanish ruler

Philip II

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French ruler

Louis XIV