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What were the Navigation Acts?

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AMAZINGLY THOROUGH summaries of how the first 13 Colonies became states including major events and key players


Absolutely loooooooved this episode!!!!! The way Matt could just change back and forth... AMAZING!!!


"'Boreas' in the West Indies, March 1787," by Geoff Hunt. The 28-gun frigate "Boreas" was one of Nelson's early commands.

5 Inventions by Enslaved Black Men Blocked by US Patent Office - Atlanta Black Star

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Colonizing North America UNIT PowerPoints and Graphic Organizers

The thirteen colonies was never so easy to teach! This Colonizing North America Unit contains the following PowerPoint lessons + 27-page graphic organizers: Finding a Northwest Passage, Jamestown Colony, Plymouth Colony, New England Colonies, Anne Hutchison & Chief Metacom, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies (part 1), Southern Colonies (part 2), Navigation Acts.


Gormley finds himself in the fog

By Antony Gormley, this immersive installation used dense fog to disorientate and engage the viewers senses, often causing groups of people entering the space to loose one another. ‘You enter this interior space that is the equivalent of being on top of a mountain or at the bottom of the sea. It is very important for me that inside it you find the outside. Also you become the immersed figure in an endless ground, literally the subject of the work.’


September 13, 1660 - The Navigation act is passed by British Parliament to control colonial commerce in the New World.

The main causes of the American Independence war were as follows: (a) The main underlying cause was Britain's attempt to tighten imperial con­trol in the economic field by regulating American commerce and industry to suit British interests (by policy of Mercantilism). (b) English Navigation or Trade Acts required goods to be shipped to and from America, only in English ships. (c) Many goods like tobacco, cotton, sugar could be sold only in England, where they were taxed. (d) European goods…

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Mercantilism Activity

Colonial economics have been difficult for my students to relate to, so I created an opportunity for them to experience England's Navigation Acts.This 20-30 minute activity allows students to sell manufactured goods and purchase finished goods as English colonists.The document includes all the pages needed to complete the activity including a filled-in sample worksheet.