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The Road to Revolution

The Road to Revolution

Salutary Neglect

British Mercantilism

British Economic Policies in the Colonies

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Use your knowledge of the 13 colonies to answer the following questions for both photographs pictured below.What regions are they located in? Describe the geography of each photo and address the type of economy each region would have?

Use your knowledge of the 13 colonies to answer the following questions for both photographs pictured below.What regions are they located in? Describe the geography of each photo and address the type of economy each region would have?

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The Proclamation Line of 1763

The Proclamation Line of 1763

Colonist felt that England was attempting to control them

England wants to avoid Indian trouble

Colonies were angered over idea that they must pay for cost of war and British troops now

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Salutary Neglect

Salutary Neglect

British have left the colonies alone

British try to enforce laws and taxes after the French and Indian War without the consent of the colonies

British do not understand colonists are used to representative government

Colonies have formed own governments

Colonist are used to managing their own affairs with their elected representatives

Taxation without representation, colonist want to have a say in government through elected reps.

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British Mercantilism

British Mercantilism

System were England controls colonial trade and taxes

Colonies provided raw materials for Britain

If colonies received imports the goods had to arrive on British Ships

Certain colonial goods were sold only to England, but not to other countries

Colonies were to serve as a market for English manufactured goods

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Navigation Acts 1650-1763

Navigation Acts 1650-1763

Restricted colonial trade, manufacturing and shipping to other countries

Colonists smuggle and disregard Acts

Salutary Neglect: Britain has allowed the colonies to prosper under their protection with little or no control

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Sugar Act 1764

Sugar Act 1764

Tax placed on sugar and molasses because colonists are British subjects

Colonist protest and smuggle sugar and molasses

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Quartering Act 1765

Quartering Act 1765

Required colonies to provide British troops with quarters and supplies

Colonial assemblies vote to refuse to supply British soldiers

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