Nigeria today worked as a slave in the West Indies Pennsylvania and Virginia

Nigeria today worked as a slave in the west indies

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(Nigeria today) -worked as a slave in the West Indies, Pennsylvania, and Virginia before purchasing freedom in 1766 -Most notable for his autobiography of his experience in slavery and then as a free man -Traveled throughout strengthened anti-slavery movement with his public speeches and government lobbying **important in revealing first-hand accounts of the realities of slavery** Dutch East India Company -VOC - established in 1602 -a chartered company granted a monopoly to carry out trade in Asia -ruled by private merchants (funded for ships and crews, and money and commodities for trading), not by kings -privately owned enterprise that enjoyed government support -no political oversight, so just focused on profitable trade -charter granted it the right to buy, sell, build trading posts, and even make war in the company’s interests -contributed to the early formation of a global network of trade -established control over critical malacca straits and other vital ports Mughal Empire Includes much of India
Babur established empire overthrew Delhi Sultanate Challenge: significant non-muslim population Islam was the minority in a non-muslim population Emperor Akbar: conciliatory stance toward other religions Manila (pg. 494) -Located in the Philippines, emerged as a major trading port -The Philippines did not have a powerful state rule when Europeans arrived, therefore making it easier for the Europeans to control them -Manila was the hub of Spanish and Asian trade, especially in silks -Chinese merchants were given a commercial district to live in, and were the main suppliers of silks to the Spanish -Chinese merchants did very well, and on many occasions were massacred by suspicious Spanish and Filipinos (1603,1639, 1686, 1762,1819) -Manila was also a major city in the spread of Christianity to the Philippines who: europeans what: port city for spanish when: mid 1500s where: spanish colony in the philippines historical significance: Manila was a port city for the Spanish as a means for them to access the other Asian markets. People of the Book (Couldn’t locate this term!!) - Phrase used for those who practice religion and live life based on rules in the holy book they worship or use. People of the Book is an Islamic term(?) for Christians and Jews, people of Abrahamic religions that preceded the founding of Islam -Because Christians and Jews both recognize their is only one God, and it is the God of Abraham, so Muslims consider that what is in their books is also true (with exception the Jesus is the son of God, but rather a prophet) but that The Qur’an is the final word of God -(ok I couldn’t locate this term in my notes or in the book so here is my synthesis) Although all three religions share similar beliefs of the same God, it still caused major upheaval and war (especially between Spain and the Ottoman Empire and Christians vs. Muslims, Spanish inquisition and expulsion of Jews) Dona Marina -Born around 1500 to a noble family within the Aztec empire -Around 1519 when Hernan Cortes showed up in America, she

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