What is salutary neglect?

a. Failure of a member of colonial government to pay proper tribute to someone of a higher office
b. The British government’s policy of not enforcing its own laws on the North American colonies
c. The British government’s failure to export enough manufactured goods to the North American colonies
d. The refusal of colonists to pay taxes to the British crown
e. The failure of colonists to live in accordance with British law

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Disclaimer: This question is just for testing your knowledge of AP US History… it is not intended to be a “sample question” from the AP US History Exam! That’s what APUSH practice tests are for.

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