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Chapter 3, Section 1


Mercantilism economic system used from about the 1500s to the 1700s; held that a nation's power was directly related to its wealth
Balance of Trade the relationship between a country's imports and exports
Navigation Acts series of laws passed between 1651 and 1663 by Parliament stating that all goods coming from Europe of Africa to the colonies had to travel on British ships manned with a British crew
Dominion of New England a kind of supercolony that included all of New England, New York, and New Jersey
William and Mary (Daughter of King James II and her husband) jointly accepted a document that become known as the English Bill of Rights
Glorious Revolution a nonviolent revolution in which leaders of Britain's Parliament invited Mary, daughter of King James II, and her husband, the Dutch ruler William of Orange, to replace King James II
English Bill of Rights document drafted by Parliament to set limits on the monarch's powers
Confederation a group in which each member keeps control of internal affairs but all members cooperate on certain issues, such as defense
Salutary Neglect idea that the colonies benefited by being left alone, without too much British interference
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