Chapter 7. Socio-Economic Development of the Colonies

  1. Jack P. Greene and
  2. J. R. Pole
  1. Edwin J. Perkins

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch7

A Companion to the American Revolution

A Companion to the American Revolution

How to Cite

Perkins, E. J. (2000) Socio-Economic Development of the Colonies, in A Companion to the American Revolution (eds J. P. Greene and J. R. Pole), Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756454.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210580

Online ISBN: 9780470756454

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Keywords:

  • socio-economic development;
  • colonies;
  • independence movement;
  • political independence;
  • taxes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Population Growth and the Economy

  • Supply of Land

  • Supply of Labor

  • Supply of Capital

  • Foreign Trade

  • Patterns of Settlement