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Unformatted text preview: Europe-1453: The Ottoman Turks conquer Constantinople.-Ottoman Turks were Muslim practiced Islam. They collected higher taxes for those who did not follow their religion. The conquest of Constantinople motivated the Europeans to find a new route to Asia. -1607 Jamestown (the first settlement).-Africans first came to the settlement in 1619. Indentured servants (theres a contract between the slave owner and the slave.-Medina island-Channel slavery very well organized in which a system where the buyer and the seller went. Forces that Brought Europeans to the New World-1347: Black Plague Political, economic, social, religious disintegration. Church lost people because people stopped believing. Politically, it was a dynasty (political power in a kingdom where power goes from father to son). -After the black plague, there was a rebuilding of the state, and they made a centralization of government (political). There was also an administration to collect taxes (economic). Military government (political)....
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