Maryland Toleration Act

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. Maryland Toleration Act: Created in 1649 to ease tensions between Protestants and Catholics; ultimately failed and did not end bickering between the two religions . triangular trade: the trade between eastern colonies, Africa, and Europe; included an exchange of slaves to the colonies, manufactured items such as guns and alcohol from EUrope to colonies and West Africa, and crops to Europe . Mercantilism: foundation of the mercantilist theory is that a nation must export more than it imports; high value for gold, silver, and other precious metals . Navigation Acts: essentially a series of tariffs imposed upon the colonies beginning in 1651 to create an English monopoly over trade; colonists could only trade with England and had to use English…show more content…
Woolen Act: passed in 1699, colonies had to buy wool from England only; protests attempted by using other material instead of wool but did little to bring change . Dominion of New England: James II dispatched a governor (Andros) to enforce the laws in New England but ultimately failed; important because Britain tried to intervene in colonial affairs as early as the seventeenth century . Salutary Neglect: Britain did not act much towards colonists in the time leading up until the Seven Years’ War; time of culture among the colonists diverging away from that of Britain and colonies had to create government among themselves for the most part . Bacon’s Rebellion: poor Virginians wanted land on Native AMerican territory because all the good land had already been taken; Nathaniel Bacon went against the order of Governor William Berkeley and attacked the Native Americans and then…show more content…
LaFollette: a reform governor from WIsconsin that carried out many Progressive reforms encapsulated within the Wisconsin Idea; a role model for other states who wanted to carry out Progressive reforms TOm Johnson: a Progressive from Cleveland, Ohio that carried out tax reforms; failed to achieved his biggest goal having public utility ownership while
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