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The Atlantic World
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Define Atlantic World
Europeans explore and colonize the Americas
What years did the Atlantic World occur?
Who was Olaudah Equiano
A slave who wrote his autobiography and eventually bought his freedom in 1766.
Who was Captain Michael Pascal?
He bought Olaudah Equiano
Who tried to outlaw slavery?
Olauday Equiano, a former slave
Whose voyages prompted the Spanish to establish colonies in the Americas?
What year did Columbus reach Americas?
Where did Columbus think he was when he landed in Americas?
What did Columbus call the natives
"los indios" -- indians
What island did he land on?
Who was Pedro Alvares Cabral
Claimed Brazil for Portugal in 1500
Who discovered South America as a new continent
Who named the continent America
Who sailed around the world?
Who reached the Pacific Ocean?
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Who was the conquistador who landed in Mexico in 1519?
Hernando Cortes, a Spanish adventurer
Who conquered the Aztec empire?
Cortes and 600 men
How did Cortes conquer the Aztec empire?
superior weapons, native American allies
What wiped out a large number of Aztecs?
Who kills Atahualpa the Inca ruler
What is Mestizo
Mix of Spanish and native population
When did Portuguese settle in Brazil and what did they grow?
Who claimed Florida for Spain in 1513?
Juan Ponce de Leon
What country emerged victorious in the fight for control of North America?
Who founded Quebec?
Samuel de Champlain
What is New France?
French colony in north America
What was the main activity of the colony?
What territory did New France occupy?
Great Lakes and Mississippi River valley
What year did colonists found Jamestown
What year did the pilgrims found Plymouth?
Who explored waterways for the Dutch?
What year did the French and Indian War begin
What war was part of Seven Years' War?
French and Indian War
What did English settlers and native Americans disagree about?
Who launched an attack on colonists in 1675?
Metacom, a native American ruler
How did Europeans meet their growing labor needs?
they enslaved millions of Africans in the Americas
What was the triangular route?
Trade network linking Europe, Africa and Americas
What goods went from Americas to Europe?
Sugar, coffee, tobacco
What was the middle passage?
voyage of enslaved Africans to Americas
How did Africans resist slavery?
By breaking tools, working slowly or running away
What was Columbian Exchange?
Global transfer of food, plants, animals
What were the main crops from Americas?
What killed millions of Native Americans?
What was the new economic system?
What caused high inflation in Spain?
hauls of gold, silver from Americas
What is a Joint-Stock company?
lets investors share risk, profits of business
What kind of companies funded colonies in America?
What was the Policy of mercantilism?
emphasized national wealth as source of power
What was one way for nation to increase wealth?
gather gold, silver
What was a favorable balance of trade?
When nation sells more goods than it buys
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