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How were the rulers of mercantilism used to the country's power? at least 7-10 sentences please!!!

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john33

Money was wealth sui generis; it gave its holder the power to obtain other commodities ... During the age of Stuart absolutism James I (ruled 1603–1625) and Charles I .... dependence on their mothercountries as defined by the mercantilist model ..... Direct bounties were used to promote the colonial production of hemp.The leading countries of Europe soon found themselves competing for control of world trade routes. Trade meant money and money meant power. A system called "mercantilism" developed in which kingstried to increase their country's ... Plantations were started which used slave labor to grow such cash crops as sugar.

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