Got rid of private enterprise or ownership taking

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Got rid of private enterprise or ownership Taking away capitalistic ideas Collectivization U.S. different than Communist Countries Not poor and starving In need of radical idea - democracy was this idea Did not want to be economically equal - still had levels of society and prestige to uphold The Critical Period
Revolutionary America was controlled by 5 sections of society New England Merchants Southern Planters Royalists - held royal lands, offices, patents Shopkeepers, artisans, and small laborers Small Farmers Groups in conflict over the issues of taxation, trade and commerce Top three controlled most of what went on politically 1750 - Taxes increased - everyone became angry England’s financial concerns Worldwide struggle with France Colonization God, Gold, Glory Mercantilism Colonies exist to benefit MC (mother country - England) Colonies send raw materials to MC MC sends manufactured goods back to Colonies 1689 - England and France engaged in wars over Europe, commercial and colonial supremacy England won - huge cost French and Indian War (1754(6)-1763) French and Indian War Ended with the Treaty of Paris 1763 Eliminated France as a colonial power in North America France ceded to Britain: Canada and all French territory eat of the Mississippi France ceded to Spain: All French territory west of Mississippi City of New Orleans Effects of French and Indian War On the Colonies Gained military experience Recognized the need for colonial unity Removed French threat Less dependent on England On England Followed policy of Salutary Neglect Allowed virtual self-governance and evaded British mercantilist restrictions (beneficial) Meant to keep colonies obedient Determined to change this policy because the colonies had: Not helped sufficiently with soldiers and supplies Gained the most from the victory over the French Should pay at least part of the cost of the war
Salutary Neglect - French Indian War - 4 things that the colonies learned about themselves? (effects on the colonies slide)
- Who proposed it?
- Required stamps on what?
Stamp Act Congress - Was it successful?

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