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US Hist Ch. 3.1-2

mercantilism Theory that countries get rich from their colonies
Parliament Lawmaking body of England
Navigation Acts Laws passed by British to control colonial trade
Glorious Revolution Overthrow of King James II
salutary neglect English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies
What was England's relationship with the colonies? Colonies would make England richer.
What was England's goal with the colonies? To create a trade balance (sell more goods than it bought).
What did the colonies have an abundance of? natural resources
Navigation Acts laws that stated that all goods must be shipped on British or colonial ships and must pass through an English port
Why were the Navigation Acts passed? To control trade between colonies and other countries.
Why did Charles II make Massachusetts a royal colony? He found out they were smuggling goods to other countries.
Why did England loosen the reins on the colonies? They began to fight with France over control of Europe. As long as the colonies continued to trade with England, they left them alone,
Created by: jennfein