Foner5_Ch_3 - History 11 Chapter 3 Creating Anglo-America...

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History 11 Chapter 3: Creating Anglo-America NAME: Chengen li 1.) Under the theory of mercantilism, what role did colonies serve? In the mercantilist outlook the role of colonies was to serve the interest of the mother country aka England by producing marketable raw materials and importing manufactured goods from home. “foreign trade,” declared an influential work writin1664 by Landon merchant formed the basis of England treasure. 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? Under the Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina issued by the proprietors in 1669 proposed to establish a feudal society with a hereditary nobility ( with strange title lake landgraves and caciques ) serfs and slaves. Needing to attract settlers quickly however the proprietors also provided for an elected assembly and religious toleration- by now recognized as essential to enticing migrants to North America. The proprietor instituted a rigorous legal code that promised slaveowners absolute power and over their human property and includes imported slaves in the headright system. 3.) How were Quakers unique among the English in the 17 th and 18 th centuries in their attitude towards women, blacks, and Indians? The Quaker was unique among the English in the 17th and 18th centuries in their attitude towards

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