2. Give your three supporting points and the evidence that you would use to prove your argument.Analyze the role of trans-Atlantic trade and Great Britain’s mercantilist policies in the economic development of the British North American colonies in the period from 1650 to 1750.Thesis: The trans-Atlantic trade and Great Britain’s mercantilist policies in the economic development of the British North American colonies, was in the period from 1605 to 1750. This development affected the colonies in several different ways. The colonies gained and lost from this change.Supporting points (NOT facts--overall points)List of 2-3 pieces of evidence/facts/proof1. The Navigation act affected the colonies. 1. Colonists made a lucrative business off of smuggling. 2. All of the colonial imports from Europe to America had to stop in England.3. The Molasses act was then passed in 1733, which taxed on molasses. 2. Colonists did benefit from this development. 1. They were protected by the British Navy.