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Period of Salutary Neglect: Definition & Effects

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The term salutary neglect was named by which individual:

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1. Salutary neglect can be defined as:

2. The end of salutary neglect began with:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Looking at what ultimately led to the American Revolution, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the period of British salutary neglect. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding who coined the term 'salutary neglect' as well as knowing how the period of neglect ended.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Access these study tools to test yourself on the following:

  • Who came up with the term 'salutary neglect'
  • Definition of salutary neglect
  • The end of salutary neglect
  • Laws ignored during this period
  • Where New England sold fish and timber to

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding what 'salutary neglect' means and who created that term and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about this period of American history
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the laws ignored during this period

Additional Learning

With the lesson titled Period of Salutary Neglect: Definition & Effects, you can further explore this part of history. You'll work toward the following learning goals:

  • Explain the historical background leading up to the time period
  • Describe the impact on colonial development
  • Appreciate how the resulting tension led to the American Revolution
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