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A.P. U.S. History Chapter 5 Key Terms Term: Paxton Boys/Regulators Identification: Paxton boys was led by Scott-Irish (Philadelphia in 1764)-protesting the Quaker oligarchy’s lenient policy towards Indians Regulator movement in NC: insurrection against eastern domination of the colony’s affairs Page: Significance: Many joined this revolution. Around a dozen future presidents were of Scots-Irish descent Term: colonial social structure Identification: Most Americans, a few blacks were farmers (owned modest holdings and tilled them with their hands and horses Small class of skilled artisans, shopkeepers, and tradespeople Beginning to show stratification that raised worries about the Europeanization of America Armed conflicts of 1690s and 1700s had enriched merchant princes in NE and middle colonies- lived luxury lives A class of widows and orphans was also created (depended on charity)-Philadelphia and New York built almshouses In the South wealth was concentrated amongst the largest slave owners Paupers (robbers, rapists, murderers)-many were victims of the English penal code Black slaves enjoyed no equality with whites Page: Significance: Term: triangular trade Identification: Yankee seamen provide sugar islands with food/forest products0 took Portuguese gold, whine oranges to London-sold in America Page: Significance: Very profitable Term: many-sided Atlantic economy Identification: Americans demanded more and more British products- British population reached a saturation point Page: Significance:
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