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Triangle Trade and Slavery
Journal Entry – Feb 21 If you could be a merchant, what would you trade? Explain your answer.
What is Triangle Trade? m/kids/socsci/books/app lications/imaps/maps/g5 s_u3/index.html m/kids/socsci/books/app lications/imaps/maps/g5 s_u3/index.html
Imports to Europe from Americas RAW MATERIALS LIKE…. Tobacco Furs Timber Sugar Cotton Precious Metals
Imports to the Americas from Europe MANUFACTURED GOODS LIKE… Furniture Textiles EXOTIC GOODS LIKE… Tea Spices
Imports to the Americas from Africa Slaves The Middle Passage
Mercantilism The thought that there is a finite amount of wealth in the world. The most powerful nations are those with the most resources. Colonies are established for the benefit of the Mother Country. More colonies means more resources and wealth.