What were the commercial ties between New England and Great Britain?
Multiple, and they changed, or rather expanded, over time.
Initially, cod, which swarmed off the coast and provided protein for Europeans, without having to depend on the Dutch or Danish (Iceland).
Then, looking for riches (Virginia), material for ships' masts (New England), religious freedom (Massachusetts:Pilgrims(1620), Puritans (1628-1640); Maryland (Roman Catholics); Pennsylvania (Quakers), etc.).
During the English Civil War, the colonies were virtually self-governing. When the monarchy was restored, and the Crown tried to turn the colonies back into traditional Imperial colonies (source of raw materials, & a market for finished goods), all hell broke loose, at least from the Crown's perspective.
Once people taste freedom. tyranny tastes bitter (unless sold with Bread and Circuses to a lazy and ignorant population).
Other way round- Great Britain refers to the Unions between England and Wales, and England and Scotland. Although Northern Ireland is part of the United Kingdom, it is not included in Great Britain. The term 'Great' was coined when Britain began to develop an Empire and to colonise and rule large parts of the rest of the world.
It is the body of water between England and France. The English Channel is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, 350miles (560 km) long, between France and Great Britain. separates great Britain, Europe's largest island from the continent. The English Channel is the water that lies between England and France. Between England and France.
Great Britain, United Nations, and England. England doesn't have another name. England is England. It is also part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which is comprised of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland which is sometimes referred to as the UK, Great Britain or just Britain.
Great Britain covers England, Wales and Scotland. The UK includes Northern Ireland too. The full official name of the UK is The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Great Britain is England, Scotland and Wales. When Northern Ireland is included, it becomes the United Kingdom. The full name of the country is 'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland' and its citizens are British in international law.
What is the differentiate between the following terms great Britain England the united kingdom and the British commonwealth?
In order of size... England is a country on the island of Great Britain, which is part of the UK and a member of the British Commonwealth. England is a single country. Great Britain is an island comprising England, Wales and Scotland. The UK comprises about 1,000 islands off the west coast of Europe. The British Commonwealth comprises 54 member states and their dependencies.
"Britain" is an informal term to describe the UK by foreigners most of the time but it is the same as Great Britain. "Great Britain" properly refers to the political unity between Scotland, Wales, northern Ireland and England although it is often used as an informal term representing the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The term 'Great Britain' is also a reference to the geographical make up of the British Isles in…
In 1707 Scotland and England united to form Great Britain. In 1801 Great Britain and Ireland united to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. In 1922 the Irish Free State became independent and that left the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. "Great Britain" is therefore a former state comprising Scotland, England and Wales and is also a geographical term relating to the largest island in the British Isles. The…