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European Exploration and Colonization. Standard 7-1.5: Compare the differing ways that European Nations developed political and economic influences, including trade and settlement patterns, on the continents of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. 1. Colonies.

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european exploration and colonization

European Exploration and Colonization

Standard 7-1.5:

Compare the differing ways that European Nations developed political and economic influences, including trade and settlement patterns, on the continents of Asia, Africa, and the Americas.

1 colonies
1. Colonies
  • After European nations explored and found the New World, these countries quickly wanted to conquer it for themselves.
  • England, France, Spain, Portugal, and the Netherlands created colonies in this new land to show off their new power and wealth.
2 types of colonies
2. Types of Colonies
  • Plantation Colonies –
    • Owned mostly by Spanish and Portuguese,
    • grew cash crops such as tobacco, rice, indigo, sugar
  • Trading Posts –
    • Owned mostly by French and Dutch
    • traded mostly in furs.
  • Settler Colonies –
    • Owned mostly by English,
    • the purpose was to expand the empire or to gain religious freedom.
2 types of colonies cont
2. Types of Colonies Cont…..

D. Asia-

  • modern and militarily strong civilizations
  • “equals” with European nations
  • tradingrelationship
  • European nations could build trading postsin port cities and along coastal regions
  • Created a merchantclass in Asia
3 labor
3. Labor
  • In Plantation colonies:
    • the Spanish and Portuguese enslaved the Native Americans,
      • and later used African Slaves.
    • In BritishPlantation colonies indentured servants were also used.
  • In the Trading colonies,
    • the Frenchand Dutchkept a positiverelationshipwith the local populations
  • In the Settler colonies,
    • the Britishpushedthe Nativesoff of their land
    • also used Africansas slaves.
4 labor shortage
4. Labor Shortage
  • Native Americans were slaves until they escaped or died from European diseases, because they lacked immunity.
  • The solution became the Atlantic Slave Trade which was the biggest forced migration in history.
slavery within africa
Slavery within Africa *
  • Europeans did not invent slavery- they followed a long history going back to ancient times.
  • In Africa, 25 African kingdoms took part in a slave trade.
european slave trade
European Slave Trade *
  • When Europeans joined the slave trade they rarely kidnapped people on their own.
  • Europeans relieve on trade with caboceers, African slave traders.
  • In 1441 a Portuguese ship unloaded its first human cargo.
  • The rest of Europe followed Portugal’s example.
5 the triangular trade
5. The Triangular Trade
  • Europe Africa
    • European ships carried goodsto Africa
  • Africa  Americas
    • European goods were tradedfor slaves(mostly from West Africa) and shippedto America
  • Americas  Europe
    • Europeans used the profits from the sale of slaves in the Americas to buy items (raw materials) to be sold back in Europe for a profit
6 resistance and consequences
6. Resistance and Consequences
  • Slavery left Africa in conflict
    • tribes would wage war just to gain more slaves.
  • Some Africans ran away, others led revolts aboard slave ships.
  • An abolition movement was taking shape to end slavery worldwide.
    • Britainand Francewere the first countries to outlawslavery.
effects of slavery
Effects of Slavery *
  • The exact number is not known but more than 11 million Africans lived to set foot in the Americas.
  • The forced migration of Africans increased the number of people living in the colonies.
  • The majority of Slaves came from West Africa, this decimated their culture, but also freed up land for warring tribes to expand.