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  1. Bellwork • Please take out your assignments from yesterday. We will begin by reviewing the documents.

  2. European Exploration: Immediate Effects Ideas, Technology, Agriculture and Textile Commodities Exchanged

  3. Immediate Effects of Early Exploration • Ideas – religion and culture • Technology – sailing and weaponry • Textile Commodities • Agriculture (see Columbian Exchange)

  4. Slave Trade in the Americas • Causes of Slavery • Slavery and civil war in Africa • Europeans needed a new source of labor • Africans had immunity to European disease • Experienced Farmers • Did not know the land • Skin color made it easy to identify • Atlantic Slave Trade began (1500-1870, 9.5 million Africans were moved to the Americas)

  5. Slavery Spreads Throughout the Americas • As more countries colonized the Americas, the need for cheap labor increased

  6. Forced Journey • Triangular Trade • Middle Passage

  7. Slavery in the Americas • Harsh Lives • Resistance and Rebellion

  8. Consequences of the Slave Trade • Families Divided – most never reunited • Economic and Cultural development of the Americas • Many slave descendants still live in the Americas

  9. European Impact on Indigenous Populations • Columbian Exchange • European diseases wiped out a huge percentage of Native population • Slave Labor • War

  10. European Exploration: Lasting Effects (Title for Your Notes – Entry 8)

  11. I. Globalization • A. Capitalism – economic system based on private ownership and the investment of resources, such as money, for profit • B. Joint-Stock Company – a business in which investors pool their wealth for a common purpose, then share the profits

  12. C. Mercantilism – an economic system under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought • D. Favorable Balance of Trade – an economic situation in which a country sells more abroad that it buys from abroad

  13. II. Other Lasting Effects • A. Relations with native populations • B. Race issues