Although, in the grand scheme of the African economy, it grew to a more global position, the social or individual part, suffered greatly. Africa also drew large numbers of European migrants who mostly became free cultivators or herders but sometimes found employment as skilled laborers in mines or fledging industries. Most of these migrants were peasants, and criminals who wanted to make money quickly because they couldn’t in Europe, with their social
Between 1750 and 1850 the most important colonial possession in Asia was British India. Differing from the changes that British India brought to North America, the changes that the British made in Asia did not bring political independence. The East India Company was chartered in 1600 by the crown and was quickly made into a large powerful authority. The East India Company quickly took over India’s imports and exports in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries along with controlling the Chinese economy greatly with the power of opium imports. Britain operated on claims that their system was based on free trade but the practices that they followed showed anything but that.
Slavery and population had a big affect on the next 100 years of the United States history. The US also changed diversely with new innovations like roads, waterways, railroads, steamboats, and refrigerated railroad cars. A few new innovations that changed or improved from 1776 to 1870 are the roadways, waterways, railroads, steamboats, and refrigerated railroad cars. Roadways were an innovation that created a way for easier, and faster transportation. Waterways were also a way for transportation, to cut out a lot of land, and cut out time.
QAIC - Midterm Q: “The agrarian world that we have been considering thus was not made by the ruling elites, but came about as a result of the interactions, understanding, and agreements (both explicit and implicit) among state agents, landowners and peasant producers”(31). A: Robert B. Marx argues that the world was created was due to the social, economic, political, and cultural structures. He believed nations trading in the commercial world brought the world into a greater contact with one another. It started with the Biological old regime which consisted of material condition, due to the old regime the population decreased and increased from 1300- 1800, which consisted of 80% of peasants. Thus there were problems with the climate change which affected the
This find would change the presence of European power and trade in China and the East for years to come. However, the dominate forces of the Ming and Qing Emperor’s in China from the 14th to the 18th Century did not view Europe as a threat in trade or universal control. China is the center of the world as far as China is concerned. The Ming and Qing emperors viewed Europeans as barbarians and did not view them as a threat due to the renovations of China’s strong government, flourishing economy, and their unwillingness to adapt to Europe’s growing presence. The Chinese did not see any need to react to the growing European presence.
Imam B Originally secluded far away from each other, civilizations began trading with other civilizations in order to attain resources they did not have in exchange for ones that they did have. However, these traders needed a safe route from one civilization to another and therefore, trade networks that were protected by empires, such as the Silk Road, enabled traders a way to get from Africa to Europe to China safely to trade goods. Throughout history, trade has intentionally transformed civilizations by spreading religions and cultures, and by introducing new products and ideas; trade has unintentionally transformed civilizations by transmitting diseases to new places and reducing the uniqueness of individual cultures. The spread of religion
The need to raise, transport and supply large armies led to growth in trade throughout Europe. Roads largely unused since the days of Rome saw significant increases in trafiic as local merchants began to expand their horizons. And this aided the beginning of the Renaissance in Italy. The social position of Jews in western Eurpoe deteriorated significantly during and after the Crusades. The crusades affected western culture because of their biblical practices that threatened it.
Some of the features that stayed the same are the routes, goods, greed and the monsoon winds. The routes branched from China through India and the rest of the Middle East on through Europe. At first, all the travel was done on the Silk Road with horses. Some of the goods that they transported are silk, pottery, tea, spices, medicines, etc. As their greed grew, the technology also grew.
Assignment Chapter 2: A Continent on the Move Chapter 2 marks the beginning of European rule within the New World colony in North America. While the economy was weakening in Europe, the nations sought out to follow Spain’s conquest of exploration and colonization of new wealth in America. The Spanish, French, and Dutch were the three empires which battled for this new wealth and better economy in the New World. From government issues to contact with the Native Americans, they were all faced with many challenges and opportunities during this time period in order to achieve this. The Spanish, French, and Dutch had many similarities and differences in starting their empires in North America.
The south had an extremely large amount of slaves. Over time slavery flourished in the upper south and failed to do so in the north. But there were certain parts of the north that was very important to slavery. The northern states were seeking to buy a greater volume of raw materials but the european trading house basically controlled the market. The northern states were the trade competitors of europe.