-- non-resident governor
-- local Justices of Peace
- Naval Justice
-- British statutory law
-- Local customary law of ﬁshery
- Residents had little say.
- mostly fromWest of England and Southern Ireland.
- Increased trade
- Intro of potato
- Spring seal ﬁshery
-- employment in off-season
- Dominance of resident ﬁshery
NFL had become an attractive destination for immigrants-- high wages in ﬁshery
and low passenger fares.
- British government was passing various passenger acts,trying to cut down on
-- lots of people died due to poor accommodations for passengers.
- Largely dependent on saltﬁsh trade
- Little commercial agriculture
-Traded with Southern Europe,Brazil,and Caribbean.
- Cod ﬁshery vulnerable
-- catch failures
-- shifting market demand
-- increasing competition
-- decline in quality of cure
--- women were active in the ﬁshing process;after men caught them,women had
to clean and dry the ﬁsh.
- shaped by ﬁshery
-- control trade
-- provided supplies and provisions
- Planters:what british called settlers
-- owned ﬁshing premises
-- dependent on merchants
--- purchase and market ﬁsh
- ﬁshing servants
-- dependent on merchants and planters
--- work and provisions
- class tensions
-- truck system:planters and ﬁshermen felt that merchants 'ﬁxed' prices of
supplies and ﬁsh
- Ethnic tensions:Irish catholics vs.English protestants:in some areas,no
intermarriage,separate small communities in bays.
- "Native" v