Empires and Commerce
1450-1750
CHANGE in Global Commerce
SILVER!
• Silver was THE ITEM that really began
GLOBAL TRADE
• Chinese demand for silver and new...
CHANGE in Global Commerce
TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE began
• Massive movement of people through the
slave trade from coasts...
“New” trade connections
FUR TRADE
• Luxury furs exported from Russia and North
America .
• Variety of animal furs and vari...
New trading empires
EUROPEAN TRADING POST EMPIRES
• European nation-states controlled ports and
territories in the America...
Spanish Empire 1600s
Portuguese Empire 1600s
Dutch East India Company
JAPAN
• After a period of contact with Europeans,
Japanese isolate themselves from outsiders
while profiting from the silv...
Make a map that has the main trade routes +

Oceans- Atlantic, Indian, & Pacific
Seas- Mediterranean, Caribbean, & Black...
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro
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1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro

  1. 1. Empires and Commerce 1450-1750
  2. 2. CHANGE in Global Commerce SILVER! • Silver was THE ITEM that really began GLOBAL TRADE • Chinese demand for silver and new silver mines in Spanish America & Japan led to global trade movement.
  3. 3. CHANGE in Global Commerce TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE began • Massive movement of people through the slave trade from coasts of West Africa to the Americas led by Europeans. • Slave trade to fill demand for labor in plantation agriculture in the Caribbean, Brazil, and N America. • Part of the Atlantic trade triangle
  4. 4. “New” trade connections FUR TRADE • Luxury furs exported from Russia and North America . • Variety of animal furs and varieties of peoples involved in the trade.
  5. 5. New trading empires EUROPEAN TRADING POST EMPIRES • European nation-states controlled ports and territories in the Americas, Africa, South & Southeast Asia • Increasingly Europeans carried the trade goods of maritime trade…even the routes that had existed before European arrival
  6. 6. Spanish Empire 1600s
  7. 7. Portuguese Empire 1600s
  8. 8. Dutch East India Company
  9. 9. JAPAN • After a period of contact with Europeans, Japanese isolate themselves from outsiders while profiting from the silver trade and keeping “watch” on outsiders.
  10. 10. Make a map that has the main trade routes + Oceans- Atlantic, Indian, & Pacific Seas- Mediterranean, Caribbean, & Black Empires- Label each separately… –Qing (Strayer p644) –Mughal (645) –Ottoman (647) –Russian (682) –Spanish, French, Dutch, English, Portuguese territories. (682)

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