Flashcards in Vocab Quiz- 3/19/15 Deck (18):
money taken in through taxes
an agreement among people
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
treaty of 1763 that ended the Seven Years’ War and resulted in British dominance of the Americas
Treaty of Paris
the global exchange of goods, ideas, plants and animals, and disease that began with Columbus’ exploration of the Americas.
economic cycle that involves a rapid rise in prices linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available
economic system in which the means of production are privately owned and operated for profit.
policy by which a nation sought to export more than it imported in order to build its supply of gold and silver.
tax on imported goods.
person in Spain’s colonies in the Americas who was of Native American and European descent.
member of the highest class in Spain’s colonies in the Americas.
ruler with complete authority over the government and lives of the people he or she governs.
belief that a ruler’s authority comes directly from God
fleet of ships
French Protestants of the 1500s and 1600s
official appointed by French king Louis XIV to govern the provinces, collect taxes, and recruit soldiers