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1 Triangle Trade and Slavery

2 Journal Entry – Feb 21 If you could be a merchant, what would you trade? Explain your answer.

3 What is Triangle Trade? m/kids/socsci/books/app lications/imaps/maps/g5 s_u3/index.html

4 Imports to Europe from Americas
RAW MATERIALS LIKE…. Tobacco Furs Timber Sugar Cotton Precious Metals

5 Imports to the Americas from Europe
MANUFACTURED GOODS LIKE… Furniture Textiles EXOTIC GOODS LIKE… Tea Spices

6 Imports to the Americas from Africa
Slaves The Middle Passage

7 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.

8 Commercial Revolution
Trade Colonies Mercantilism

9 Picture Sources emergingcivilwar.com croppak.blogspot.com
en.wikipedia.org originexports.com secure.www.upenn.edu


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