Unformatted text preview: Cotton was in demand all through Europe and Africa. 3. What kind of effects, do you reason, the international telegraph had on international commerce? With the world being able to communicate better, orders for goods and products between countries were contracted and set into motion quicker than previous years. Terms Ferdinand De Lesseps – Constructed the Suez Canal and was the owner of the company which constructed the canal. Corvée Labor – Peasants from a region forced to work for their region. Sahed had his peasants work on the Suez Canal when De Lesseps couldn’t find labor to construct the canal. Cyrus Field – attempted many times to have a telegram wire layed from New Foundland to Ireland across the Atlantic ocean. Finally succeeded in laying two cables....
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- Fall '08