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Great Britain abolishes the Navigation Acts

England and Wales, 1857, zoomable map
Great Britain abolished the Navigation Acts, ending long-standing restrictions on foreign shipping within the empire. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation: 
Peter Stearns, ed., The Encyclopedia of World History (New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001), 619.


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