Unit 2, Review Questions #2
Answer the following on your own paper. You should be able to write an appropriate response with no less than a paragraph.
1) What were the main purposes of the mercantile system of trade?
2) Show how British mercantile policy placed restrictions on colonial (a) manufacturing, (b) shipbuilding, or (c) manufacturer of beaver hats and iron products? Give reasons. Yes or No is not acceptable.
4) How did the New Englanders profit from the triangular trade?
5) In 1763 the British suddenly decided to enforce the mercantile laws to the limit. Why?