Editors. "British Navigation Acts are finally repealed". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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British Navigation Acts are finally repealed (38 words)
Historical Context Note
The British Navigation Acts are finally repealed. They had first come into effect in 1651 as part of a mercantilist approach to commerce, but now the philosophy of laissez-faire and free trade has become predominant in British political culture.18215 British Navigation Acts are finally repealed 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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