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Pages of Pages of H1301 Unit 1 Lecture Three class 2008 [7]

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British Empire at mid-century: Popularity of “British Empire”: Protection against French / Indians Benefits of trade / prosperity Universal Jury System in practice No coordinated policy or direction from London Navigation acts seldom enforced / enforceable Rule from London Under George I and II, 1714 ~ 1760 “Whig Aristocracy” Royal appointees were absent, bribable and directionless Imperial affluence and contentment In America, local assemblies filled governmental
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Unformatted text preview: • In America, local assemblies filled governmental vacancy – – Colonial legislatures saw themselves as “mini” Parliaments – “Sovereign” substituting Governor for “Crown” – • Contiguous settlement • Coastal and Intra-colonial trade cooperation • 1754 Albany Plan – PA, MD, NY, MA met to jointly conclude a treaty with Indians and common gov’t Unit 1– lecture 3 Hollinger 1301 7...
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