Trade Routes and a Global Economy

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Trade Routes & a Global Economy Establishing Commerce Oceanic Trade Routes Slave Trade & Plantations Land Trading Empires The Dutch in the New World Henry Hudson claimed New York in 1609 Dutch came to trade, not conquer Recognized Indian sovereignty over the land and forbade settlement in any area until it had been purchased Slaves enjoyed half-freedoms Religious toleration extended to Catholics and Jews Women even retained their legal identity after If the Dutch did not exactly invent capitalism, they created the first society where the principles of commerce and Commodity exchanges Began publishing weekly prices in 1585 Public exchange bank The Amsterdam Wisselbank est. 1609 Stock exchange Joint Stock trading companies United East India Co. Dutch Trade Routes (1600s) The Great Circuit The systems awesome power came from its ability to create wealth on each leg....
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