American Colonies Mercantilist System

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The role the American Colonies had within the British mercantilist system was one similar to being a slave. They would provide products to the British so they could export them to other countries and not receive the proper value for their products. . England tried to control all products that were imported to the colonies as well. They created acts that would prevent the import of any product that was made in England. With these export and import regulation England had a monopoly set up over the colonies. Along with these restrictions on trade the colonies could only use English ships to import or export. With the colonies only being able to produce products for the British they were unable to sell their goods to other countries around the

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