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how did American exports to England compare to imports from England during the 1750's?
American exports had a lower value than English imports
other than fighting for religious tolerance what causes did the Quakers believe in?
Reform movements associated with women's rights, abolition, and temperance.
what enabled the growth of independent colonial governments in North America?
It was difficult to rule from a distance
why did the New England colonies rely heavily on trade from income?
A cold climate and poor soil made farming unprofitable
which geographic feature formed a natural boundary for the Proclamation line of 1763?
what were the main three reasons the southern colonies development an agricultural economy?
Mild climate, rich soil, abundant rainfall
why was the port of New Orleans important to people in the Ohio River valley?
the port of New Orleans was an important trade center on the Mississippi river
Puritans moving from England to North America during the 1620's and 1630's was known as what?
the Magna Carta and the English Bill of rights were both important in establishing the foundations of what? foundation
what effect did the Enlightenment have on English colonies in the 1700's?
Colonists read about and discussed new ideas
why did William Penn establish Pennsylvania?
He wanted to make a safe place for the Quakers to practice their religion
for what three reasons were the southern colonies good for growing cash crops?
Good soil, plenty of rainfall, warm year-round temperatures
Great Britain benefiting financially from raw materials in the colonies describes what economic principal?
why did Industry develop in the North while the South remained agricultural?
The geography in the North was not good for growing cash crops
how did European migration to North America affect Native Americans during the 1700's and 1800's?
Native Americans lost tremendous amounts of land
what caused a dramatic increase in slave labor in the southern colonies after 1650?
The development of the plantation system
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