The New World Shipping Company

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When one considers historical development from 1607-1865 in what eventually would become the United States of America, one can consider that a shipping company was being developed. England equates to the owner of the shipping company. Colonial officials parallel the captains of the ships in the company. The resources that the captains provide and sell will represent the economy. This model will take on the eastern seaboard. This theoretical model will provide a precise correlation on how England and the colonist who would eventually form the parts of the United States of America interacted with each other during nine significant topics: creolization, slavery, indentured servitude, women, The American Revolution, The Louisiana Purchase, …show more content…
The captains of this ship would the people that England send to trade and produce resources and who would eventually become the colonial officials of the New World. Now the owners of this shipping company would need a work force that would do all hands-on and exhausting work that the captains couldn’t. It would be essential for the owners to invest into another shipping to bring involuntary workers, just like England engineered when it started a slave export/import company called “The Royal African Trading to Africa” INC. in 1663. This company would supply the owners’ of the New World shipping company with workers. The owners would also send whites to work for the company called indentured servants. These indentured servants would not have the same title as the African slaves; but they would only worked on the ships to pay off debts or to make money, unlike the slaves who worked for free and for life. It would even be possible for the indentured servants to work on the ships and move up the ranks and potentially become a captain of a ship, equivalent to indentured servants working on plantations in early colonial America …show more content…
The guideline will state that: No ship will travel to foreign lands and sell and trade goods with that foreign land. For every product sold a portion of the moneys must be return to the owners. These guidelines may have had a positive effect on the English Market, but it had the opposite effect on the captains. Similar to the England and the 13 colonies in early America, the owners have constantly been telling the captains of the ship what to do with the resources. The owners have been taxing the captains and taking money that should be for them. They even put mercenaries on the ships to make sure all resources were going to the shipping company headquarters in England. The colonial officials (captains of the ship) decide to sink one the ships containing tea that was suppose to be ship to the headquarters. They also decide to tax the owners for every mercenary that was placed on one of the captains’ ships. This would eventually lead to an internal conflict between the owner of the shipping company (England) and the captains of the ships (the colonial officials). Just like the colonial officials in 1774 and 1775, the captains would meet and organize a plan to get England off their backs. During these meetings the captains would be fighting the owners of the shipping company for money and to stop the owners from micromanaging the business. This fighting

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