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Early settlers of the New World relied heavily on barter because:

A. They found barter more convenient than the use of money.

B. Strict laws limited the number of coins that could be brought into the colonies.

C. Money had not yet evolved.

D. They wanted to protest against British control of the banking system.

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Answer: A. They found barter more convenient than the use of money.

Early settlers of the New World still held onto the barter trade because while no laws limited coin distribution, it was hard to come by, so coins the barter system became the legal tender.

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