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Mercentilism pp

  1. 1. Mercantilism Overview
  2. 2. ExportRaw materials or finished products that the colonists traded or sold to other countries
  3. 3. ImportAll the products brought into the colonies
  4. 4. Activity #1 Look at the list of “Suft Imported from London”. This is an actual list of items that were in Mr. Greenhow’s store in Williamsburg, Virginia. On your Google Doc, make a list of necessities and luxury items from the items on the lists on the next slides.
  5. 5. Instructions Create your own Google Doc by going into Documents/Drive and click on the red create. When the menu appears, choose document. Remember to click on “Untitled Document” and name your document Mercantilism Activity. Begin the document by answering this question: 1. Which items on the list would you consider to be luxury items? 2. Which items on the list would you consider to be necessities?
  6. 6.  White calico  Blankets  anemoni Irish Linens  Fashionable mens and boys hats  fine large hyacinths Blue Cotton  Low priced hats  double polyanthus narcissus Red Ditto  Fine night caps  crocus, blue and yellow Stuffs of different kinds for women’s gowns  Feathers for Ladies Hats  best London calf leather Cruels and Marking Canvas  Blue feathers  leather of all kinds Handkerchiefs, blue  White feathers  pigtail and cut tobacco Handkerchiefs, red  Ostrich feathers  plain combs of all sorts Blankets of all sorts and sizes  Latest fashion aprons, plain  horn combs Wool cloaks  Ditto, checked  plain fans Ready made shirts  A very complete assortment of caps in the  all sorts of wedding fans newest taste Fine mens stockings, blue  mortars and pestles  Steel scissors Ditto, brown  elegent snuff boxes  Scissor snuffers Ditto, red  House bells  Raisins of the sun Ditto, white  Candlesticks  All sorts of spiceries Haberdashery  Brass desk furniture  A considerable assortment of flower roots Single and double bed  Mixed tulip roots
  7. 7.  Candles, dipped  Tinware  Bowls of all sizes Ditto, mould  Coffee – pots  Coffee Myrtle wax  Lanterns  Seeds Toys of various sorts  Mugs  Globe amaranth, viola tricolor and dianthus Dice and boxes  Tinder boxes  Caraway, dill, fennel marjoram, basil, savory Undressed dolls  Iron kettles  Spice boxes Dressed dolls  Iron backs and dogs  Split pease Babies of all prices  Polishing powders  Laces of all kinds Variety of queen’s china for children, sets  Silversmiths casting sand  Livery lace complete  Great variety of glass, tin and stoneware  Variety of figured ribands Whistles for children  Crates of earthenware  Variety of plain ditto Instructions for the tin whistle  All sorts of china ware  Trimming for ladies gowns Small and large tin funnels  Large, noble and rich chinese bowls  Shirt and waist coat buttons Wooden handled knives  Delft wares of most sorts  Gilt and several other forts of Empty canisters  China tea cups and saucers Woodenware  Stoneware sauce boats Hard metal plates and dishes  Mugs
  8. 8.  fashionable buttons  white sugar candy  Inkstands A very fancy assortment of paper boxes  black pepper, ginger, fennel  Dutch quills Baskets  almonds  Sealing wax Wool cards  pontefract cakes  Seals of all kinds Smoothing irons  fine chocolate  Fishing hooks Milliners common needles  candied almonds licorice  Powder flasks Fine needles and pins  blank books unruled of all sizes  Borax Needle cases  memorandum books  Brooms Silver thimbles  a variety of children’s books  Most sorts of nails Superfine hyson, Darjeeling, and oolong teas  various other books and stationary  Pumice and rotten stone Genuine fresh drugs  slates and pencils  Emory Sugar refined  paper of all sorts and sizes  Files of all sorts and sizes Cinnamon, cloves, and nutmegs  fine prints by Bowles  Chisels Figs  Fine prints by Hogarth  Pewter, all kinds confectionary of all sorts  Playing cards  Hardward, large assortment mixed sweetmeats  Ink-powder  Tin sheats brown sugar candy  Pencils  Wire
  9. 9.  Pewter plates, dishes, basons and spoons of hard and common metal  Window glass of all sizes Oats  All sorts of cast iron Coarse salt in bags  Iron of all kinds Flour  Trivets Few cafes of preserved fruits  Shutter dogs Rice  Hooks Pickling jars of all sorts for family use  Pipe kilns Sponges  Skewer racks and skewers Glass bottles  Coopers, carpenters, smiths and masons tools of all kinds Bottle corks  Most sorts of materials for tradesmen and many hundred other useful articles Wash balls Soap Best painted floor cloths Tools of almost every occupation Garden tools Wooden garden rakes Bird bottles
  10. 10. Instructions – Cont’d Answer these questions on your Google Doc,  3. Why do the colonists need these items (the imported items)?  4. Why do they need to purchase these items from England instead of making them themselves?  5. Who is the balance of trade in favor of: England or the Colonies?
  11. 11. Mercantilism The economic system that prevailed in Europe in 16th and 17th century and stressed government regulation of the economy, profit from foreign trade the founding of colonies and trade monopolies Answer this question on your Google Document:  6. What effect do you think this policy had on the colonies? When finished, share the document with me.
  12. 12. When finished, Go to your Google Docs and open the Colonial Life document and follow the instructions.