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Trade and Warfare - Tributary Empires of the Iroquois and the Aztecs The Chesapeake Region: Powhatan’s Polygynous Marriages Florida: The Queen of the Floridas and Social Hierarchy Religion The Native Americans often believed that the divine often connected directly with the benign Natural forces were often turned into gods (rain, thunder, sun, etc) The Economy of Empire: Mercantilism, the Slave Trade, and Creolization Mercantilism – The theory and system of political economy prevailing in Europe after the decline of feudalism, based on national policies of accumulating bullion,
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Unformatted text preview: establishing colonies, and a merchant marine, and developing industry and mining to attain a favourable balance of trade. Most colonies were established by private businessmen with a commission from the royalty Spanish Armada incident established England’s prominence Elizabeth wants the Earl of Leicester Eventually moves onto the Earl of Essex (Leicester’s nephew) Seventeenth Century Labour: Indentured Servants Avg Age: 13 (11-14)...
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