HISTORY FEBRUARY 2 August Lowrance

HISTORY FEBRUARY 2 August Lowrance - H ISTORY L OWRANCE F...

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HISTORY FEBRUARY 2, 2010 AUGUST LOWRANCE The English Coast Differences among the colonies Protestants o Ideal Made it opposite of Catholicism of Spanish and French Thought Catholicism was evil Black legend storytelling o Superior Helping hand to the natives Settlements o Motivated by certain assumptions Mercantilism Undergirding economic theory o Balance of trade o Treasure in form of gold and silver Set body of thought to which people described o Not sure if it existed this way Opposite of capitalism o Believes set quantity of wealth in the world o Limited amount
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Job of nation state o Balance of trade, export more than import Goods from the earth Raw materials Agriculture Mining Understanding historically o Thinking that made European colonial expansion rational economic behavior Colonies existed for the good of the empire o Compliment the economies of the empire Produce raw materials Extract wealth from earth in its rarest form
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2011 for the course HIST 2300 taught by Professor Gaines during the Spring '08 term at Texas Tech.

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