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the process enabling financial and investment markets to operate internationally, the spreading of something throughout the world
Developments that were first made in Southern Asia and then spread to other places through trade and conquest
the tendency that people have to judge foreign people/groups based on their own culture
the global transfer of plants, animals, and diseases that occurred during the European colonization of the Americas
a business in which investors pool their wealth for a common purpose, then share the profits
an economic system based on private ownership and on the investment of money in business ventures in order to make a profit
an economic policy under which nations sought to increase their wealth and power by obtaining large amounts of gold and silver and by selling more goods than they bought
Favorable Balance of Trade
an economic situation in which a country exports more than it imports - that is, sells more goods abroad than it buys from abroad
the expansion of trade and business that transformed European economies during the 16th and 17th centuries
a system in which every Indian that was 14 years or older had to pay a certain amount of gold dust to the Spanish every three months, got a brass token as proof of payment
a system in which Indian villages had to supply a certain number of men for the Spanish to work in the silver mines
a source of income for the colonies, needed slaves to work, Portugal in particular employed this in Brazil
the transatlantic trading network along which slaves and other goods were carried between Africa, England, Europe, the West Indies, and the colonies in North America
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