The colonial people
The colonial people HIST 111 001
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Date Created: 10/06/15
HISTORY 1 1 1 THE COLONIAL PEOPLE Mercantilism policy followed by king 0 colonies should exist to financially benefit the king 1700s Life 18th centurv British colonies 0 majority of colonists were native born in 1700s never been to England 0 population stable by 1720 0 less disease jobs food fewer threats 0 new ethnic groups appeared 17301775 0 Germans goal economic opportunity 0 ScotchIrish goal economic opportunity 0 Some FrenchSwedesDutch in small numbers 39Germans redemptioners 0 Had people pay for their trip to US and worked to pay back the 0 Settled w ScotchIrish in the same areas for land 39ScotchIrish Scotland protestants moved to Ireland 0 Protestants in the low lands moved into northern Ireland that to US after about 100 years Opportunities in British Colonies immigrants rags to respectability to riches 0 Work your way to providing a name for yourself in order for your kids to make a better life for themselves goalincentive Status of women in British Colonies 0 Doctrine of coverture O The woman in the marriage seizes to have any rights absorbed by the man s legal entity 0 Ex woman could not NO LEGAL RIGHTS I Sign contract I Buyown property I Make money for herself 0 If a woman was single or a Widow she had all right of a man besides vote or hold a place in office
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