Key terms with definitions for this topic

Arson: The crime of deliberately setting fire to something, especially a building

Capture:  To catch a person or an animal and keep them as a prisoner or in a confined space

Culture: The customs and beliefs, art, way of life and social organization of a particular country or group

Labour: Work, especially physical work

Market: An occasion when people buy and sell goods; the open area or building where they meet to do this

Rebellion: An attempt by some of the people in a country to change their government, using violence

Slave:  A person who is owned by another and forced to work for them

Suicide: The act of killing yourself deliberately

Trade:  The activity of buying and selling or of exchanging goods and services between people or countries

Trans-Atlantic: Across the Atlantic 

Source: www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com

Last updated : 10-Mar-2015

This article was produced by South African History Online on 10-Mar-2015

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