Study Guide for Chapter 17 –The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion
 Terms and People to Know

Ch17 Sec1 (Pages 550-560)
Mercantile Empires  The Treaty of Utrecht   mercantilistic system   bullion   "golden age of smugglers"
Dutch East Indies Company     Compagnie de Indies   factories   Joseph Dupleix   Robert Clive   Queen Isabella
The Council of the Indies  viceroys    New Spain   Peru   New Granada   audiencas   corregidores   Casa de Contratacion
Consualdo  flota  War of the Spanish Succession   Philip V  Ferdinand VI  Charles III  Rio de la Plata  intendant  peninsulares  creoles 

Ch17 Sec2 (pages 560-567)
Senegambia  Sierra Leone  The Gold Coast  the Bight of Benin   the Bight of Biafra   Brazil    The Caribbean  Portuguese  Spain   Dutch  England  France
Kongo Civil Wars   Kikongo   South Carolina   Jamaica   Haitian Revolution  slave codes   Slave rolts  Saint Dominque   British slave reform
Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 (U.S.)     Brazilian Proclamation of 1888           

Ch17 Sec3 (pages 567-572)
asiento   The War of Jenkin's Ear   Portobello Fair   The War of the Austrian Succession   Frederick II   Silesia
Pragmatic Sanction  Maria Theresa   Cardinal Fleury   Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle  Convention of Westminster
Diplomatic Revolution   Prince Wenzel Anton Kaunitz  The Seven Year's War   French and Indian War   Saxony
Empress Elizabeth   Peter III   Treaty of Hubertusburg  William Pitt ( the elder)   Plains of Abraham   General James Wolfe
General Louis Joseph Montcalm   Quebec City   Benjamin West    Robert Clive   Battle of Plassey
British East India Company  The Treaty of Paris (1763)   George III   Earl of Bute ( not Butt)      

Ch17 Sec4 (pages 572-585)
The War of the American Revolution  Sugar Act    George Grenville   Stamp Act    Stamp Act Congress   Sons of Liberty
Declaratory Act   Charles Townshend      Chancellor of the Exchequer   Townshend Acts   Boston Massacre   The Tea Act
Lord North    Intolerable Acts   Quebec Act   committees of correspondence  First Continental Congress 
Battles of Lexington and Concord     Battle of Bunker Hill ( Breed's Hill)   Second Continental Congress    Thomas Paine 
Common Sense   Declaration of Independence George Washington   Lord Cornwallis   Benjamin Franklin   Treaty of Paris ( 1783)
John Locke   John Trenchard   Thomas Gordon    Cato's Letters    Whig families   John Wilkes   The North Briton   Number 45
libel    "Wilkes and Liberty"  extralegal Associaltion Movement    Christopher Wyvil   Yorkshire Association Movement
Charles James Fox    William Pitt ( the younger)   Articles of Confederation   Federal Constitution of 1788    Bill of Rights
John Singleton Copely   Watson and the Shark   The Columbian Exchange           

Ideas to remember
• What were the fundamental ideas asocialted with mercantile theory?  Which countries were the most and lest successful in establishing mercantile theory?
• What were the main points of conflict between Britain and France in North America, the West Indies, and India?
• How was the Spanish colonial empire in the Americas organized and managed? How was it changed by the Bourbon monarchs?
  What was the nature of slavery in the Americas? How was it linked to the economies of the Americas, Europe, and Africa?
 What were the results of the Seven Year's War and the global wars of the 18th century?
  Describe and explain the American Revolution. How was it influenced by European ideas and how was Europe affected by the Revolution?