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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.

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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 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 TradeColoniesMercantilism

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


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