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History 11 Chapter 3: Creating Anglo-America NAME: MARSHALL, STEPHEN 1.) Under the theory of mercantilism, what role did colonies serve? a. This theory was all about making money. The role of the colonies was to serve the interest of the home land by producing in demand raw materials and importing made goods from home. 2.) What laws in the Carolina colony benefited slave-owners (and thus encouraged their immigration with their slaves)? What was the “white gold” of the colonies? a. The proprietors instituted a legal code that promised slave owners “absolute power ant authority. This included those part of the headright system which allowed slave owners a huge land grab as well. Sugar was white gold. 3.) How were Quakers unique among the English in the 17 th and 18 th centuries in their attitude towards women, blacks and Indians? a. The Quakers of the 17 th -18 th century believed that all people should have equality including women, blacks, and Indians). The Quakers believed that liberty was a universal entitlement, not the possession of any group of people.

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