Hist Notes - 4.18.07

Hist Notes - 4.18.07 - 10:54:00 PM Results Spain rich off...

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24/04/2007 21:54:00 4/18/07 Results Spain rich off American Silver and Gold England advocates piracy to get some wealth European Inflation There is so much gold now the price goes down. Occurs throughout Europe Establishment of Global Christianity Christian missionaries went out to spread Christianity With the exploration Missionaries went out to save the America’s Silver trade dominates New World economics Large scale slavery in Africa (Ghana) Since the Spanish wanted to mine the gold they enslaved the native  populations but they brought disease and killed most of that population So they went to Africa to find new slaves (they were already trained miners) Portuguese decided that they could trade people when they passed through  Africa How much do you blame the African Kings for slavery? o They didn’t know they type of slavery they were sending the slaves into o In Africa the slaves were almost seen as family o Also the Kings didn’t know that the trip would kill most of its slaves.
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o Spain pretty much bleeds the America’s dry o Spain’s wealth declines and so does their importance. o This might have stopped slave trade but the Portuguese decided that it  was vital to their economy. o
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