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Colonies Trade Route/ civic study guide
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The English Colonies traded almost entirely with the country of ___________.
The colonists were required to send many products only to the mother country, as a result of laws passed by Parliament called the _____________.
The laws also stated that the colonists were to buy many articles, especially ________ goods, only from England.
These trade laws were used by the king to carry out an economic system known as __________.
According to this system, the _____ existed for the benefit of the mother country.
England and several other European countries wanted to have a ____ over trade with their colonies.
For many years, the American colonists got around the trade laws by ______ goods into the colonies.
In exchange for manufactured goods, the colonists sent such products as furs, rice,rum, timber, and _____ to England.
The leading American trading centers were the cities of Boston, New York and ________.
A three-way trade developed between the colonies, Africa and the _____ Merchants in the New England.
A three-way trade developed between the colonies, Africa and the England Merchants in the ________________.
Colonies sent ships to the African ________, carrying as typical cargo, flour, tar, sugar, iron bars which were used by the Africans as money, and rum.
Colonies sent ships to the African Coast, carrying as typical cargo, flour, tar, sugar, _________ which were used by the Africans as money, and rum.
Colonies sent ships to the African Coast, carrying as typical cargo, flour, tar, sugar, iron bars which were used by the Africans as money, and ________.
These products were exchanged for _____ or occasionally for spices and gold dust which were then sold at a profit in the West Indies.
These products were exchanged for slaves or occasionally for spices and ______ which were then sold at a profit in the West Indies.
These products were exchanged for slaves or occasionally for spices and gold dust which were then sold at a profit in the ____________.
The ships returned to America with _________ and sugar, produced in the West Indies, along with gold dust,which could be used to buy products from England.
The ships returned to America with molasses and sugar, produced in the West Indies, along with _________,which could be used to buy products from England.
This three-cornered system of trade followed what came to be known as a ___________ trade route.
What was the purpose of the English Bill of Rights?
Limit the power of the King
What is mercantilism?
Controlling trade to create wealth
What is not true about the Quakers?
Gave women the right to vote
How did the Virginia House of Burgesses develop democracy in the colonies?
It established a representative government
True or False? The Spanish were harsher on the Natives than the English.
What is a result of the Columbian Exchange?
Disease was spread to the Indians
How did religion affect life in New England?
Colonists had to behave a certain way on Sunday
Which is not a issue for voting at a town hall meeting?
Why did New England citizens support education?
Kids could read the Bible
What was the purpose of the Navigation Acts?
Britain would benefit from colonial trade
Of wheat, tobacco, oats and barley, which is not a staple crop?
What was the Mayflower Compact?
The colonists attempt to self-govern
Of New York, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Connecticut, which is not a Middle Colony?
What is democracy?
People have a "say" in government
Plantations were common in which area?
Why were Africans used as slaves?
They had immunity to European disease
What was the Northwest Passage?
A waterway cutting across America
What was the Middle Passage?
Slaves voyage across the Atlantic Ocean
Where exactly did the French settle in America?
What is religious tolerance?
Accepting all religions
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