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Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, 1768-1772

Shepherd, James F.

Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, 1768-1772

magnitudes and patterns of trade

by Shepherd, James F.

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Published by Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Purdue University in Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • North America,
  • North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Commercial products -- North America.,
    • Exports -- North America -- History.,
    • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Commerce.,
    • North America -- Commerce.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James F. Shepherd.
      SeriesInstitute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences. Paper, no. 258
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6483 .P8 no. 258
      The Physical Object
      Pagination91, 35 p.
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4859268M
      LC Control Number75630584

      and with the work on colonial America by David Klingaman, "Food Surpluses and Deficits in the American Colonies, ," The Journal of Economic History, 31 (); James F. Shepherd, "Commodity Exports from the British North American colonies to Overseas Areas, Magnitudes and Patterns of Trade,''Cited by: 2. commodity trade with the British Isles was due mainly to the deficits incurred by New England and the middle colonies.4 Similarly, it appears that on the average for this five-year period, the southern colonies, as well, incurred a deficit-although a small one-in their commodity trade with Great Britain.

        Overseas trade with Britain was an integral part of the economic life of the North American colonies, even though they were separated by some three thousand miles across the . Overseas trade with Britain was an integral part of the economic life of the North American colonies, even though they were separated by some three thousand miles across the Atlantic Ocean. Through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the colonists paid for imports of manufactured goods from Britain by exporting cash crops, such as tobacco and rice, and .

      In The Economy of British America, John McCusker and Russell Menard analyzed the existing sources on the economic life in the British colonies in the Americas. This analysis included the areas of eastern Canada, the eastern coast of the United States, and a number of British colonies in the Caribbean (or West Indies).Cited by: The Economies of the British North American Colonies in SOURCE: American Husbandry (London, ), 1, , , , ; To shew the vast importance of these colonies [Virginia and Maryland] to Great Britain, it will be necessary to lay before the reader the last accounts of their exports [?], from which we shall also see what proportion their .


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[James F Shepherd]. Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, magnitudes and patterns of trade. Responsibility by James F. Shepherd. Imprint Lafayette, Ind.: Krannert Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Purdue University, Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, Magnitudes and patterns of trade Shepherd, James F., "Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, Magnitudes and patterns of trade," Explorations in Economic History, Elsevier.

Commodity Exports from the British North American Colonies to Overseas Areas, Magnitude and (). English Prices and Public Finance, ”. 13 See James F. Shepherd, “Commodity Exports from the British North American Colonies to Overseas Areas, – Magnitudes and Patterns of Trade,” and “Commodity Imports into the British North American Colonies from Southern Europe and the West Indies, –,” papers numbered andrespectively (Octoberand Cited by: Commodity exports from the British North American colonies to overseas areas, Magnitudes and patterns of trade By James F.

Shepherd OAI identifier:Author: James F. Shepherd. Commodity Exports, Invisible Exports and Terms of Trade for the Middle Colonies, to Economic historians of the eighteenth-century British mainland North American colonies have given considerable weight to the role of exports as a.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in SeptemberRevised in December NBER Program(s):Development of the American Economy. Economic historians of the eighteenth-century British mainland North American colonies have given considerable weight to the role of exports as a stimulus for economic growth.

Commodity Exports from the British North American Colonies to Overseas Areas, Magnitude and (). Land of Rivers: America in Word and Image (Ithaca).

21 Mancall, Peter C. and Thomas Weiss. Economic historians of the eighteenth-century British mainland North American colonies have given considerable weight to the role of exports as a stimulus for economic growth. Yet their analyses have been handicapped by reliance on one or two time series to serve as indicators of broader changes rather than considering the export sector as a whole.

Commodity Exports, Invisible Exports and Terms of Trade for the Middle Colonies, to Peter Mancall, Joshua Rosenbloom, and Thomas J. Weiss NBER Working Paper No. SeptemberRevised January JEL No. N11,N21,N7,N71 ABSTRACT Economic historians of the eighteenth-century British mainland North American colonies have given.

Balance of Payments of the British North American Colonies, THERE is widespread agreement among historians of the colonial period, as there was among contemporary observers, that a sig-nificant deficit existed in the American colonies' balance of trade with Great Britain.1 That a large deficit did exist in the late colonialCited by: As an outpost of Great Britain, colonial America of course used British pounds, pence, and shillings as its money.

Great Britain was officially on a silver standard, with the shilling defined as equal to 86 pure Troy grains of silver, and with silver as so-defined legal tender for all debts (that is, creditors were compelled to accept silver at that rate). from the North American Colonies, – Quantity of Raw Cotton (in 1,lbs) Imported into England, – Regional Distribution of British Raw Material Imports from the Americas, –(3-year average in £) British Raw Material Imports Produced by Africans in the Americas (3-year average in £) Econ Midterm Import STUDY.

PLAY. People from which nation were most likely to come to colonial North America as indentured servants. England. In the early colonies, private landholdings Inthe top ten commodity exports of the thirteen colonies included all of the following except.

All of the above were among the. Overview of economy That made the colonial economy about 1/3 the size of the British economy. About 85% were employed in agriculture. Self-su ciency, however is uncommon, so trade with Britain and between the various regions is very important. An economic map in would show America as a fringe between the Atlantic and the Appalachians.

7 Shepherd, James F. and Walton, Gary M., “Estimates of ‘Invisible’ Earnings in the Balance of Payments of the British North American Colonies, –,” The Journal of Economic History, XXIX, 2 (June, ), – North American port of entry, of the same rum £.2, FOB value, North American port of shipment, ofgallons of North American rum exported, less the CIF value, North American port of entry, of an equal amount of molasses £,16, £20, This same period,offers the historian a fairly complete ac.

Colonial Society and Economy. Each of the wars fought between the two countries in Europe had its counterpart in North America. Bymore than one million people, representing a population increase of significant proportions, were living in the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic coast.

successful planters in the south and wealthy. Balance of Payments of the British North American Colonies, ," THE JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC HISTORY, XXIX (June ), pp. James F. Shepherd, "Commodity Exports From the British North American Colonies to Overseas Areas, Magnitudes and Patterns of Trade," Explorations in Economic History, VIII (Fall, ), are added to earnings from commodity exports, then earnings from overseas trade approached 14 to 15 percent of total output.

If invisible earnings were the same proportion of commodity trade at the beginning of the eighteenth century as they were duringthen total earnings from overseas trade would have been.One of the earliest contributions to understanding the economic policies and empirical unfolding of the British Empire in the North American colonies was Charles McClean Andrews’s four-volume study produced during the s (Andrews –).

In more-recent decades, analyses of the North American economy have more directly employed.