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Prior to 1763, the British government generally followed a policy of salutary neglect towards the American colonies because it:

a) wished to secure the loyalty of the colonies
b) lacked a well-organized imperial system

I think it is B but i think it could also be A

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    Check Bobpursley's answer.

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1221486006

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    wait but why can't it be B

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    What evidence do you have that the British didn't have a well-organized imperial system?

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    i thought since they were fighting wars they didn't have a well organized imperial system

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    Fighting wars takes a very well organized imperial system.

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    ok thank you

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