People also ask
What was the English policy giving colonies some freedom?
salutary neglect, policy of the British government from the early to mid-18th century regarding its North American colonies under which trade regulations for the colonies were laxly enforced and imperial supervision of internal colonial affairs was loose as long as the colonies remained loyal to the British government
How did the Navigation Acts affect the colonies quizlet?
How did the Navigation Acts Affect the colonists? it directed the flow of goods between England and the colonies. It told colonial merchants that they could not use foreign ships to send their goods, even if it was less expensive.
What was the main reason slavery was used on plantations in the Americas?
Throughout the 17th century, European settlers in North America turned to enslaved Africans as a cheaper, more plentiful labor source than indentured servants, who were mostly poor Europeans.
Why did the British decide to tax the colonists?
The British needed to station a large army in North America as a consequence and on 22 March 1765 the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act, which sought to raise money to pay for this army through a tax on all legal and official papers and publications circulating in the colonies.
Why did the plantation system develop?
Tobacco profits helped to buy indentured servants and slaves. They also were used to pay local taxes and buy manufactured goods from England. With relatively cheap labor, increasing demand and a system of regulation the colonial plantation system was born.
chapter 3 the colonies come of age test