According to mercantile theory, colonies could strengthen the mother country by:

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Choices are:

  1. producing manufactured goods
  2.   providing needed raw materials
  3.   providing an outlet for political and religious dissidents
  4.   providing land for sale by the proprietors and speculators
asked Jan 9, 2012 in U.S. History by apush ~Expert~ (552 points)

1 Answer

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they produced the raw materials for the motherland, so choice 2 is correct.


answered Jan 9, 2012 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)