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Lecture 5: Comparing the Colonies, Part III: The Middle Colonies (Charles II-tries to take more control than before, getting more involved, ambitious crown He sees connections between commerce and trading, naval strength, and national power) I. The Proprietary System - working to make less concentrated power of the crown over the colonies Proprietors- Small group of elite aristocrats, connected to the crown and support Charles II , wealthy men who are given charters directly A. Crown Ambitions/Colonial Realities- II. New York- (new Amsterdam at the time) Hard for settlers to rally around the idea of protecting the crown. By 1667 new Amsterdam/Netherlands becomes New York. The economy in New York is dominated by the fur trades. NY is a port city, commerce overseas A. English Conquest/Dutch Resilience- III. New Jersey A. A Tale of Two Jerseys- Two wealthy proprietors are Given a royal charter, and they sell it off to multiple less wealthy investors which eventually break jersey up into to
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