Evolving colonial life


A Level


11m 36s
What was the position of the mainland colonies in 1740-1760? To what extent did the colonies have a distinct social and political identity? Overview of British, French and Spanish colonies in North America in 1740; the importance of relations between the settlers and Native Americans. Economic and political self- government. Colonial assemblies, governors, Charters, Salutary Neglect. Economy, Mercantilism, Great Awakening. Newspapers, Slavery, Westwards Expansion Key Concept: autonomy and interdependence


Dr Ben Marsh

Phil Lyons

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