3RD PLANET STUDY GUID1

3RD PLANET STUDY - 1 New art forms churches were decorated with gold and silver 2 Rise of merchant class and end of feudalism 3 Gold worked for

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3 RD  PLANET STUDY GUIDE #3 NATURAL RESOURCES What are some implications of the Comstock Lode for the transcontinental railroad, the  greatest movie ever made, the Bonanza television series? Any other implications? Citizen Cain: Greatest movie ever made Trans-Continental Railway: Between 1859-1882 the Cornstock produced 30 million  in gold and silver. Most went to San-Francisco to promote the growth. It helped  the union finance the civil war and was the impetus to the transcontinental  railroad. It was the first large scale example of industrial mining.    Does Mexico have any hydrothermal vein gold or silver deposits?  Silver   If so, did they have any effect on Mexico's colonial history? Yes, Pachucha-Real de Monto produced about 6% of the world total silver production.  Patio amalgamation process invented in Mexico   What changes in Europe were influenced by Colonial Latin American gold and silver?
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Unformatted text preview: 1. New art forms, churches were decorated with gold and silver. 2. Rise of merchant class and end of feudalism 3. Gold worked for jewelry decoration, and valuable coins. 4. Silver provided the means to coins the large amounts of low-value coins needed for everyday transactions. 5. In 50 years the amount of gold and silver in Europe tripled. What country is the world’s major producer of gold? Of silver? Gold: South Africa Silver: Mexico What are some major uses of gold? Personal anormant, monetary, gold leaf, electronics, other special uses (put it on windows reflects cosmic radiation so it won’t get through.) What is this country’s leading state for the production of gold? Of silver? Gold: Nevada Silver: Nevada...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2012 for the course GEOL 1420 taught by Professor Wagner during the Fall '10 term at Texas State.

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