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Trade, Empire and Columbian Exchange (1500s)
The Columbian Exchange
The exchange of plants, animals, and ideas between the New World (Americas) and the Old World (Europe). It changed lives in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
The Columbian Exchange (Culture and Technology) Religion and Language: European Christian missionaries went to Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Missionaries taught their religion and ran schools.
The Columbian Exchange (Culture and Technology) Technology: Guns and steel Using animals as technology (horses and oxen)
European countries saw their colonies as a way to get rich. $$$$$$$$$$ Spain England Colony: land controlled by a larger country
Colony a settlement of people living in a new territory controlled by a home country (foreign government) European kingdoms set up colonies to control the land they discovered (stole) Roanoke - English
MERCANTILISM A system in which a government controls all economic activity in a country and its colonies, to make the government stronger and richer
MERCANTILISM Gain more Gold & Silver
To get more GOLD and SILVER EXPORT MORE (SELL) IMPORT LESS (BUY)
MERCANTILISM Balance of Trade: relationship of goods imported to goods exported 1.Do you let your colony trade with other countries? 2.How many colonies do you want?
MERCANTILISM So……what do we sell? Basketball w/ipodcurling wand/brushsmile clock Edible clothesholographic videogamessoft heals Urine tabletsautomated clothingheated slippers Gps footballadjustable shoeslaser tag grenade Gum=mealcomputer shirtflavored veggies Soda/tvalarm clock/stand onair bag clothes Selfdrying swimsuitmicrowave/ipodedible kendama evap bottlesee in the dark contactsbinder folded paper Couch tabletcamelback for carspurifer ???? Portable sodacomputer costumerecorder pen Springy shoespen/tabletshock undies
After a long concert, we always look for a cold CHOKE! I love my CHOKE almost as much as I love dunking on people! They don’t have CHOKE in jail…that makes me mad!
I’m YUMMY in your TUMMY! Buy one kitten meal and get one free!
GOBSTOPPER CANDY KENDAMA
Disco Bubbles The only party poppers with high definition color! A new color with every blow!
Market Economy So……what do we sell? Economic growthPeople had more money People can buy more manufactured goods
Supply and Demand (use it to make business decisions) Supply: things people want to sell and the price they can afford to sell it. Demand: what people want to buy and how much they will spend for it.
Supply and Demand DSP
Cottage Industry A system in which goods are produced in homes In a cottage industry, peasants made the goods that were to be sold by merchants
Cottage Industry C O L O N I E S E U R O P E Raw Materials Manufactured Goods Europe did not have to buy raw materials from competing countries. They didn’t allow their colonies to manufacture goods.
Capitalism system where citizens own property and make goods