Considerations relative to the North American colonies. by Fothergill, John

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GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE211 .F76
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
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Open LibraryOL6998967M
LC Control Number08021584

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In the late 16th century, England, France, Castile, and the Dutch Republic launched major colonization programs in America. The death rate was very high among those who arrived first, and some. Considerations relative to the North American colonies by: Fothergill, John, Published: () The objections to the taxation of our American colonies by the legislature of Great Britain briefly consider'd by: Jenyns, Soame, Contents.

Part I: Volume; 1: [Thomas Whately], The Regulations Lately Made Concerning the Colonies ()[Soame Jenyns], The Objections to the Taxation of our American Colonies ()[John Fothergill], Considerations Relative to the North American Colonies ()Anon., Considerations on the American Stamp Act ()Anon., The Justice and Necessity of Taxing the American.

Bythe colonies included North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. The Southern Colonies focused most of their efforts on cash crops including tobacco and cotton.

In order to make their plantations profitable, they used the unpaid labor and skills of enslaved Africans. Throughout most of the history of the American colonies up until the mid- eighteenth century, the colonists had been allowed to live in relative isolation under a policy called salutary neglect.

Britain's hand was only felt lightly in the government of the individual colonies, each of which had a legislature that passed laws and taxed the. The American Colonies and the British Empire,Part II by Jack P. Greene,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

In what ways did the British North American colonies reflect their mother country. English influence is shown in the New England farming communities, Massachusetts becoming a fishing colony because most settlers had been fishermen in England, town names, and some political practices such as ruling with an iron hand.

The Confederation of Canada in was a movement borne of many factors, including many socio-political and economic considerations within the various colonies that comprised British North America. Practice: Colonial North America This is the currently selected item.

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The North Americans had the continent or the Appalachian mountains at their back, and the sea at their front. With the eviction of the French soldiers afterand the relative distance to the Spanish colonies in the West, the North American colonists were protected by their natural geography.

Many of the colonies were named after the rulers of England including the Carolinas (for King Charles I), Virginia (for the Virgin Queen Elizabeth), and Georgia (for King George II). Massachusetts was named after a local tribe of Native Americans. England also had colonies north of the Thirteen Colonies including Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

The steady influx of settlers into the backwoods regions of the Eastern colonies disrupted Native-American life. As more and more game was killed off, tribes were faced with the difficult choice of going hungry, going to war, or moving and coming into conflict with other tribes to the west.

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The writings abridged below, all asserting reasons against the renewal of the Sugar Act, mark the end of the long period of the colonies being “led by a thread.” They were the opening salvo to a decade of protest against British attempts to draw a revenue from the North American colonies.Geographical treatment of North America, including maps and statistics as well as a survey of its geologic history, land, people, and economy.

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