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Yankees

(noun) - the name Southerners used for Americans who lived in the northern states during the American Civil War

Yemassee Uprising

(noun) - warfare with the Yamasee and later the Creek Indians. The war started in 1715 and destroyed much of the colony of South Carolina.

yeoman farmer

(noun) - a farmer who grew crops and raised animals to feed himself and his family. He did not produce cash crops.

yoke

yoke

(noun) - an item used to help carry water