Triangular Trade. Unit 4: Age of Exploration. Copy questions under warm up- leave space to write answers after we look at map. 1. What products were traded from the West Indies to the thirteen colonies? 2. Where did the colonists of North America ship goods? . Interactive Map.
Unit 4: Age of Exploration
Copy questions under warm up- leave space to write answers after we look at map.
1.The expanding European empires in the “New World” lacked a major resource - workers.
Q: Why was there a lack of workers in the New World?
A: The Columbian Exchange brought over disease and killed off the natives.
B. Portuguese Slave Trade
-It was called the triangular tradebecause of the triangular shape that the three legs of the journey made.
-The 1st leg was the journey from Europe to Africa where goods were exchanged for slaves.
-The 2nd, or middle, leg of the journey was the transportation of slaves to the Americas. It was nicknamed the 'middle passage.'
-The 3rd and final leg of the journey, was the transport of goods from the Americas back to Europe.
Use the Primary Source Information paper as evidence. This report must be 1 FULL page. Neatness, grammar and punctuation count!
Remember: 1 Full Page. Final Draft Quality!