The Commercial Revolution. Aim/Goals: Why was the Commercial Revolution considered a turning point in world history? Do Now: Why would someone want to open a business today? What are the risks? What are the benefits?
an important step in Europe from
local economies to a global economy.
ownership in a business.
given charters to establish settlements
in the “New World”.
increased their wealth, Native American
Indians and Africans were terribly exploited.