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The Colonies by 1763 A New SocietyBetween the settlement of Jamestown in 1607 and the Treaty of Paris in 1763 the most important change that occurred in the colonies was the emergence of society quite different from that in England Changes in religion economics politics and social structure illustrate this Americanization of the transplanted EuropeansBy 1763 although some colonies still maintained established churches other colonies had accomplished a virtual revolution for religious toleration and separation of church and state Between the two established churches in the colonies Anglican and Congregational a considerable number of people didnt worship in any church But in the colonies with a maintained religion only a few belonged to it As in England Catholics were still discriminated against but since their numbers were fewer the laws were less severe Similarly The Church of England was established in America as it was in England already However in America the Congregationalists and Anglicans were the more dominate religions compared to the Catholics in Europe and EnglandIn a similar economic revolution the colonies outgrew their mercantile relationship with the mother country and developed an expanding capitalist system of their own Englands economic system was primarily based on mercantilism which was directly related to the colonies This concept of mercantilism said that wealth is power and however much power you have is how much gold and silver one country has in its treasury For this concept to take place England had to export more than import Because the colonies had the raw materials needed England set up laws such as navigation laws to restrict what the colonies could do For example of the navigation laws the colonies had to ship everything to England first and could only buy Englands products Also the colonies couldnt manufacture certain products and there werent any banks to ensure that England got all the money it possibly could Yet since in the early days of the colonies England didnt
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