Finance 301 - 22:27 Part1:,16071776 NorthAmerica,:

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22:27 Part 1:  The Contested Origins of an Atlantic World, 1607-1776 North America, Europe and the world in 1600:  Why did western Europeans initiate  the creation of an Atlantic World? The adventures of Sir Francis Drake English wanted to bring freedom and liberty to the rest of the world via expansion Elizabeth I “Gloriana”  Queen of England Urged sailing to new world Sailors often started as slave traders Spanish were  bad  and thought of the English as pirates Sir Francis Drake goes around the world bringing back treasures Why Europe? Population of Europe doubles in the 1500’s Having a shortage of food, jobs Inflation of food, land Labor rate decreases Wars over land in Europe In the past wars were religion related Government funds wars making government stronger Queen of England goes to parliament asking for money and increased taxes
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If you can’t win in Europe then beat the enemies elsewhere The Atlantic World in the seventeenth century:  What were the consequences of the  massive circulation of people and goods in the North Atlantic? Commerce Europeans were not better than Africans or Indians They had the printing press More accessible information Better ships/sails. Likely a result from battling in the Mediterranean Ports/factories were set up in Africa for the Slave Trade Plantations   supply Europe 
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