European Exploration and Settlement: 1492-1607. European Ideas and Events impacting North America. 1096- Crusades begin 1271- Marco Polo explores China Trade, plague ends feudalism, leads to Renaissance developments 1. rise of the city- banking, joint stock company, trade
1. rise of the city- banking, joint stock company, trade
2. Nation-State supplants the Church
3. Ideals of Renaissance= explorer
4. New inventions, technology
Anxious investors wait for news about the South Sea Company, a joint stock company formed in London in 1711.
Joint stock companies are a form of partnership in which each member, or stockholder, is financially responsible for the acts of the company.LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
After forcing many Jews to be baptized and then referring to them as "marranos" (i.e. swine), and after an Inquisition in which some 700 marranos were burnt at the stake for showing signs of "Jewish" taint, Spain expels all Jews from the country.
Old World to New World New World to Old World
Third Voyage, 1609
Peter Minuit (Lynden) purchases Manhattan for trinkets worth $24, 1626
Spanish Armada, 1588