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task system

(noun) - a division of labor on plantations where slaves were assigned a specific amount of work for the day. After this work was completed, they were allowed to use the rest of the day for their own benefit.

tenant farmer

tenant farmer

(noun) - one who resides on and farms land owned by a landlord

textile

(noun) - fabric; cloth that is woven or knitted

tobacco

(noun) - a plant whose leaves are used to make cigarettes, cigars, and snuff for smoking in pipes

Tory

(noun) - an opponent of independence at the time of the American Revolution

tourism

(noun) - travel for recreational, leisure or business purposes. Also, it is the business of providing services to tourists.

township

(noun) - A unit of territory or administration; town

transportation

(noun) - the act of moving something from one location to another

traveling merchant

(noun) - someone who traveled from place to place selling goods that people could not make themselves

treason

(noun) - A betrayal of trust or confidence, usually against one’s country

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