Character of XVIIIth Century -- Rise of New Classes -- Political Effects of Revolution of 1688 -- Effects of Frontier Life on the Colonists -- Difficulties of the Imperial Problem.
Organization of Administration -- Causes of Inefficiency -- Influences of Military Operations -- Effect of System on the Colonists.
Culture and Ideals of the Colonists -- Religious Attitude -- Morals -- Law -- The West India Trade -- French Rivalry.
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Imperial Defense -- Need for Greater Union -- Bellomont's Policies -- Navigation Acts -- Illicit Trade and Piracy -- Rhode Island and Connecticut Violate their Charters -- Troubles in New Hampshire -- Difficulties of a Colonial Governor.
Influence of European Situation -- Dudley as Governor -- Characteristic Feature of his Administration -- Renewed War with French -- Attitude of the Colonies -- Jamaica Expedition -- Ineffectiveness of Colonial Militia -- Attacks on Dudley -- Expeditions against Canada.
Opening of a New Period -- Effects of Peace -- Change in Land Policy -- Extension of Frontier -- Growing Problem of the West India