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Unformatted text preview: 3.) European Plants: Clover: brought to America to feed the horses, the horses shit out the clover and buried themselves in the soil Clover took over Indian plants Capitalisim 1.) Mercantilism: a. Only a limited amount of supply in the world and everyone wants a slice of the pie b. Economic system whereby the government intervenes to increase national wealth c. Prompted conflict between competing Europeans nations in order to gain colonies which brought more trade, money and power to their nation 2.) Wampum a. Any Indian could get it b. Value diminished because it was widely available c. Destroyed hierarchy and political structure 3.) Exploration a. Capitalistic nature made them want MORE so they explored to find more stuff...
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- Spring '08