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An English policy of not strictly enforcing laws in its colonies

Salutary neglect

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A crop grown for sale rather than for the farmer's use

Cash crop

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Theory that countries should acquire gold and focus on exporting goods and owning colonies

Mercantilism

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Intellectual movement that started in Europe

Enlightenment

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A huge colony formed by the King of England, which included land from southern Maine to New Jersey

Dominion of New England

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Financial expert who was appointed prime minister of Britain in 1763

George Grenville

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French colony in North America

New France

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Laws passed by the British to control colonial trade

Navigation Acts

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Law passed by Parliament to try to raise money

Sugar Act

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British leader in the French and Indian War

William Pitt

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Person who is considered the property of another

Slave

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War that gave the British control of North America

French and Indian War

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The lawmaking body of England

Parliament

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Led Virginia troops in first battle of the French and Indian War

George Washington

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A 1739 slave rebellion in Charleston, South Carolina

Stono Rebellion

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Native American leader who fought the British

Pontiac

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Governor appointed by the King of England to govern over the Dominion of England

Sir Edmund Andros

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Law limiting the area of English settlement

Proclamation of 1763

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The voyager that brought slaves to America

Middle Passage

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Philadelphia inventor, writer, and political leader

Benjamin Franklin

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Forceful preacher in the Great Awakening

Jonathan Edwards

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Overthrow of James II

Glorious Revolution

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Religious revival movement in the colonies

Great Awakening

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The pattern of shipping trade across the Atlantic

Triangular trade