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1. Describe the dramatic expansion of the British empire in North America in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries. What role did the South Atlantic System play? The British Empire’s dramatic expansion in the late seventeenth and the early eighteenth centuries came about through constant territorial warring with France and Spain and by taking land from the Indians who already inhabited the land. Also, the British Empire in America followed a salutary neglect policy that allowed them to expand from the West Indies to North America because they were not bound by Britain. Another way that the British Empire was able to expand was through mercantilism, which allowed them to trade with other places besides, England, Scotland and Wales. The South Atlantic System increased the political powers of England. Once the slave laborers arrived from Africa, they could develop even more land because of the additional labor. Sugar became the most profitable crop for England, Britain and the
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