VOCABULARY DECEMBER 6
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natural resources are items that come from nature. They are not Manmade.
originating or occuring naturally in a particular place;native
use or utilization, especially for profit
Transatlantic slave trade
The Transatlantic Slave Trade brought thousands of native Africans to North America to work as indentured servants on large farms.
triangular trade route
A massive trading system was set up between Europe, Africa and North America. Europe provided luxury items, guns and alcohol to North America and Africa. Africa provided slaves to the Americas, and North America sent crops and furs to Europe; creating the Triangular Trade Routes.
During the Transatlantic Slave Trade, ships had to cross the Atlantic Ocean. This journey was called the Middle Passage. Africans were crammed into the bottom hulls on a boat with little ventilation, sanitation or proper nutrition. Many Africans died before even making it to North America.
Zheng He was a Chinese explorer with technology far beyond that of European explorers.
Dutch East India Company
The Dutch East India Company was primarily interested in trading with India for spices, indigo and other natural resources.
The encomienda system put indigenous peoples of Central and South America into slavery.
Many European nations wanted to spread the Christian faith to indigenous cultures, so they sent missionaries to teach people about Christ. Missionaries often protested the treatment of indigenous cultures and would write accounts of their experiences abroad.
dependence on each other or one another; mutual dependence, people, animals, organizations or things depending on each other
To separate or split up
A belief whereby one group feels superior to another
a policy of extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force.