posted by Jackson .
explain The British mercantile system and its purpose and significant consequences
This will give you lots of information:
Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "'British mercantile system'" to get these possible sources:
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Use <find> for the desired term within these sites.
In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.