Topic 3 Parts 1/2/3 Questions 1. What did mercantilism argue that a nation’s power is tied to? its wealth 2. Under mercantilism, why would “mother nations” establish colonies? where they could get raw materials and then buy it from them 3. What type of goods would mother nations sell to the colonies under mercantilism? manufactured goods 4. What is a con of mercantilism for colonies? It prevented colonies from selling to other nations at a higher price 5. What did New England colonies turn to because of mercantilism? smuggling goods 6. Why did England pass the several laws that made up the Navigation Acts? to control colonial trade and ensure the colonies remained profitable 7. According to the 1660 Navigation Act, what would happen to certain colonial items, like tobacco? Tightened earlier restrictions to be sold only to England or its colonies 8. According to the 1663 Navigation Act, what would happen to all colonial goods sold to other European nations? They had to pass through English ports 1st to be taxed 9. What did merchants in New England do concerning the Navigation Acts? openly ignored the laws and smuggled goods to the Dutch and other Europeans anyways 10. What person took the English throne after King Charles II died? his brother James 11. What all colonies eventually made up the super colony of the Dominion of New England? Massachusetts, Plymouth, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey 12. Who became the governor of the Dominion of New England?
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