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Consequences of Exploration: Sugar and Slavery
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Sugar Cane Sugar cane: tropical grass Originates in Southwest Asia To Persia and eastern Mediterranean by Arab conquerors in 12 th and 13 th c.
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4 Necessary Elements for Expansion of European Sugar Production 1. the Model 2. Atlantic Island Colonies 3. Technology 4. Enslaved Labor
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1. The Model of Plantation Production Sugar cane plantations in Mediterranean, ie by 14 th c. island of Cyprus a major producer using enslaved Syrian and Arab labor Sicily also major producer When Portuguese and Spanish establish colonies on Atlantic islands off west coast of Africa look to these as models
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Early Iberian Atlantic Colonization Portugal: Madeira, Azores, Cape Verde Spain: Canary Islands (1402)
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Technology 15 th c. innovation: the roller mill Reduces time and labor to preapre sugar cane Transplanted to Atlantic Islands
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Labor Force: Enslaved Africans Slavery present in Iberia since Roman Empire: most prisoners taken in warfare with Moorish states; used for domestic service
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