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Lecture 7

HIST-UA 157 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: The Columbian Exchange, Atlantic Slave Trade, Triangular Trade


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HIST-UA 157
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Lecture
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a.i. Triangular Trade
a.i.1. Atlantic Slave Trade
a.i.1.a. Europe received raw goods from the Colonies
a.i.1.b. Colonies received manufactured goods from
Europe
a.i.1.c. Africa would receive rum, manufactured goods,
and textiles from Europe
a.i.1.d. Spanish colonies gave sugar and molasses to
Europe
a.i.1.e. The middle passage (slaves to new world) was
the most dreadful one of all
a.i.1.f. It was a system of interdependence, where
they would all give certain things and get certain
things to keep the cycle going (Ex: slaves would make
cotton, which would make textiles)
a.i.1.g. The African slaves would come from the Gold
Coast of Africa (Congo, Angola)
a.i.1.h. The Europeans would have settlements in
Western Africa so they could get slaves
a.i.1.i. Many Africans were in favor of the triangle
trade because they would make money off of it (ex:
Asante Kingdom)  caused the slave trade to keep
going
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