The British Colonies in North America - Part 2
Read pages 8 to 14 in your text books and answer the following questions
1/ What were the main features of the Colonial Economy? Main industries, how they differed between territories and what benefits did they bring to Britain and to the Colonies?
2/ What was meant by Mercantilism? Explain the mercantile system, how it operated and how it was regulated by the Navigation Acts.
3/ Did Mercantilism benefit both Britain and the Colonies?
4/ What were the main features of Colonial society? How important was religion and what was the Great Awakening? How was education provided?