In the height of colonialismo, during centuries XV to the XVII, the colonial pact was restored as an unilateral aiming in the relation metropolis-colony how much to the economic aspects and politicians. The pact, in other words, was an imposition of the metropolis? decision center? to the colony? area of exploration and/or povoamento? thus detaching two polar regions. This polarization was consolidated as reason of revolt in the posterior centuries to the European occupation in Americas; that added to diverse the other factors it will contribute in the independence processes. The colonial pact was based on the basis of on practical of the economic monopoly the exploration of aboriginal man power e, later, in the use of deriving black slaves over all of Africa, a time that traffic men and women if constituted as one practical extremely lucrative one. The economic policy of the European powers based on the mercantilism metalist and/or advertising. In regions Hispanic vice-reigns – as Mexico or Peru had lasted practical of extration of the silver and the gold. In Brazil, the existence of large states with the presence of enslaved man power and cultivation directed to the foreign commerce, in considerable composed part for the sugar northeastern, were massive. Beyond the presence of the sugar or ore barons, we perceive that in diverse American colonies it has an aiding of groups of traders of the most diverse activities.
The primitive accumulation of capital consolidated these intense economic relations, a time that the colonies represented source of resources and status in the European scene. Thus, the colonial pact represented the economic exclusiveness of the metropolis before the colonial production. In general way, the European countries that had participated of this world-wide net of exchanges and relations, conserved the legal monopoly of the importation of the lucrative resources and the exportation of good of consumption for its respective colonies.