The Navigation Acts started in 1651 and helped spread Mercantilism to the New World. It prohibited the New World to trade with any other countries other than England and really limited what the colonies could do.
Mercantilism and income inequality. This picture shows 3 colonies serving gold,silver,foodstuffs,and raw materials to the mother country. This is showing how one country controller many colonies and those colonies gave the mother country goods.
American Revolution Unit American Revolution - The British Enforce Acts & Taxes Lesson Aim: Why did the British enforce certain acts and taxes on the colonists? Why were the colonists frustrated with these policies?
American Revolution "Act it Out " Cooperative Learning Project