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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 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 …show more content…
The purchase of their own ships would allow them to travel and trade with anyone in the world. By them cutting out the their previous owners, all profits would go straight to their pockets. The creation of this shipping company help established their market and an economical method of

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