Colonialism is the use of the weaker country's
resources to strengthen and enrich the 'mother
Colonialism and Colonization Plantation
was the agricultural system in which large farms in the
13 colonies used slaves
to plant and harvest cotton, rice, sugar, tobacco and
other farm produce for trade and export which was based on 'cash crops' in
which plants were
sold and not used
for personal use
on the plantations.
Life on a Slave Plantation, Trade and Economic
activity in the Slave Plantations, Slave
Auctions and the role of the overseer and the
owners of the slave plantations.
Trade, Colonialism and Colonization -
Trade in the Colonies
Products traded in the New England Colonies
included fish and whale products, ships, timber
products and livestock products, horses, rum,
whiskey and beer. Products traded in the Middle
Colonies included corn, wheat and livestock.
Products traded in the Southern Colonies
included tobacco, cotton, sugar, rice and
Colonialism and Colonization - Colonial Trades
Colonial Trades and Occupations consisted of
many different jobs including Apothecary,
Architect, Blacksmith, Brewers, Carpenters,
Chandlers, Cooper (Barrel Maker), Gunsmith,
Farmers and fur traders.
Trade, Colonialism and Colonization - Sugar
Slaves on the Southern Plantations, economic
activity in the Plantations and the invention of
the Sugar gin.
Colonialism and Colonization - Indentured
The Indentured Servants system, the contracts
signed by Indentured Servants and the freedom
Trade, Colonialism and Colonization - Salutary
Salutary Neglect was a long-standing British
Policy in the original 13 colonies which
allowed the colonists to violate the laws
associated with trade.
Trade, Colonialism and Colonization - Industries
The industries, work, jobs and occupations of
the colonists in the 13 colonies.
Colonialism and Colonization - Triangular Trade
The 'Triangular Trade' was three-sided,
involving voyages from England to Africa, Africa
to the Americas and then the Americas back to
The History of Trade, Colonialism and
This History of Colonialism and
Colonization section of the website provides comprehensive
details of the facts and information available
about American History and Colonial America.
Interesting facts and information about early
American History of via this History of Trade,
Colonialism and Colonization