HIST terms 02.22.10

HIST terms 02.22.10 - Emily Cole HIST 1060 Brian Price...

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Emily Cole HIST 1060 Brian Price Terms 02.22.10 The mercantile system held the notion that a nation-state should not import goods from outside its empire. The system also advocated the nation-state to sell exports in its own ships. Thus, it spurned the new world system and encouraged Europe to move forward. The countries outside the European core nations, including the New World colonies, produced low-cost goods such as precious metals, sugar, spices and tobacco. Tonacayotl, staple crops including maize, were found in abundance in the New World. In return, Europe countries traded manufactured goods. European countries benefited from this system because of their control of commercial and shipping services. The mercantile system also saw national and royal monopolies, which were the key ingredient in solidifying authority. Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile unified Spain in the 15 th Century. They were readily involved in the Catholic Church and sought to quash religious
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2011 for the course HIST 1060 taught by Professor Charlottedecoster during the Spring '08 term at North Texas.

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