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1450-1750 Global Commerce Intro

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AP World, Commerce, 1450-1750

AP World, Commerce, 1450-1750

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  • 1. Empires and Commerce 1450-1750
  • 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. 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. “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. 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. Spanish Empire 1600s
  • 7. Portuguese Empire 1600s
  • 8. Dutch East India Company
  • 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. 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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