2.10.11 all printed out notes Lax political and ecomomic control

2.10.11 all printed out notes Lax political and ecomomic control

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A. Lax political and ecomomic control B. England’s “dumping ground” policies C. Ecomonic freedoms/taxation D. Institutions of colonial “self rule”: role of colonial charters E. New England a. Concentrated settlement in towns b. Calvaninist traditions c. Town councils and town meetings d. Elected officials “selectmen” e. Solonial assemblies F. Southern colonies a. More widely scattered settlement- plantation system b. “county” organization for government i. Virginia house of Burgesses 1619 c. Church of England G. Middle Colonies: generally a combination of new England and southern colonial institutions H. Broud similarity of Englsih and colonial structure: a. Mimicking in colonial in enland the top executive = b. c. King → Governor i. Today would be the president ii. Governor didn’t rule alone iii. He had 2 sets of administrative inputs iv. An elite group of advisors to the governors generally called governor’s coucil d. Lords → governor’s council (appointed) i. Today would be house of representatives would represent the house of commons.
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ii. The house of lords was inherited from the elders
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2.10.11 all printed out notes Lax political and ecomomic control

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