Implementation gap

Spanish conquest in 1500s spain comes to control much

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Unformatted text preview: other countries and take their wealth Colonization: military advantage, they go and take somewhere and stay there while they extract resources. Industrialization Firearms Gunpowder originated in china Steel for weaponry originated in many places. Spanish Conquest in 1500’s: spain comes to control much of the new world. Portuguese also took part of the new world as well as some African countries. Disease resistance and better health: Europeans had lived with animals Developed resistance through prior exposure to influenza, measles, smallpox Were not exposed all at once Native Americans had no previous exposure Estimated indigenous population: Before Columbus: 30 million (1492) After Columbus: 8 million (1650) (disease effect) Early Europeans in Africa: Had difficu...
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