Gov Essay 2 - Therese McLay and Ashley Glass Group 16 POS 2041 16 January 2018 The British Colonial System The British Colonial System was derived from

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Therese McLay and Ashley Glass Group 16 POS 2041 16 January 2018 The British Colonial System The British Colonial System was derived from the British political system and shaped how the British colonies grew in North America. England provided many things for the colonies, such as economic goods, political system, security, trade, and provided a monetary unit. From all these things the colonies received from England, the colonies didn’t give much back, except raw materials, such as timber, tobacco, and cotton, as well as a bigger population and territory. The British Colonial System was a system that helped grow the British Empire through controlling colonies with their own political system and other powers, as well as gaining many valuable assets for their empire. The British Colonies became a new territory for England in the seventeenth century, but also became a new land full of opportunities and new resources for colonists. The government in the colonies was ruled under Britain and all of their laws. Some of these laws included only
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