Often meaning that the materials needed were bought in overseas colonies for unfair prices and sold on to make a large profit some of which went back into buying new equipment to allow more cotton made faster and at a lower cost, increasing the profit even further. Over half the cotton goods made were exported. This ability to sell
Yes, they can educate their children the political values, but they should not be allowed to teach in a school that is for the wealthy, educated men. Question 8: what are your views on the cotton gin? As a plantation owner myself, the cash crop was cotton. But cotton was too hard to grow and demanded too many slaves to produce it so we turned to corn. With the cotton gin, it made it easier to make and sell cotton, and it also revolutionized the slave trade, with the demand to work the gin, we needed more slaves increasing the slave trade and playing a major role in the industrial revolution.
Mary Peale Mr. George February 23, 2013 AP World History Pd. 8 Document-Based Question Essay Based on the given documents, the many causes and consequences of the revival of indentured servitude stand apparent. After slavery was abolished in Britain, the continuous necessity of an “importation of foreign labor” for sugar plantations serves as a vital cause for the revival of indentured servitude. As for consequences of this epidemic, the outrageous size in numbers of immigration stands most apparent because of the great demand for cheap labor. From the analysis of the given documents many evident causes and consequences of the revival of indentured servitude are shown.
Slave brought enormous wealth to merchants and traders, and provided labor that helped profitable colonial economics grow. 15. What impact did American gold and silver have on European economies? Acquired good wealth while, the price of revolution hurt nobles, whose wealth was in land. 16.
The middle class developed because the increase of trading opened up room for specialized workers Along with the growth of the middle class bankers, capitalists, and other occupations also began to develop. The development of the capitalist industry produced a concentration of banking, and this concentrated banking system was an important force in attaining the highest stage of capitalist concentration in cartels and trusts. As Western Europe began to colonize the Americas, more social changes started to take place. The encomienda system was set up in the Spanish colonies to distinguish the Europeans from the slaves. The encomienda system divided the all the people now living in the Americas into distinct social groups with the foreigners (peninsulares) at the top, those born to European parents in the Americas (creoles) and natives at the bottom.
There were many different factors that drove the sugar trade. I put the ten documents into three different groups: documents 10, 3, 7, 2, and 1 were put into the group "good", documents 5, and 6 were put into the group "bad", and documents 8, 9, and 4 were put into the group "use of slaves". The historical evidence would indicate that the sugar trade showed good things, bad things and the use of slaves. I grouped documents 10, 3, 7, 2, and 1 into a group named "good". I grouped these documents into this category because they all show the positive effects that the sugar trade gave off.
The fertile soil of the Chesapeake allowed for the farming, in large quantities, of cash crops such as tobacco and rice. To maintain such vast amount of the crop slaves and servants became a prominent factor of the region. So many, that the Royal African Company gained so much power from sales to the region that a monopoly was created. In addition slaves and servants outnumbered actual land owners as is stated in the writings of Governor Berkley when he states that there are “as many servants (besides negroes) as there are freemen” (Doc G) which further solidifies the Chesapeake as a slave society rather than a society with slaves. The environment for farming in the north was extremely different as the climate did not allow for the production of cash crops let alone in such large quantities.
In return, it gave profits that were more than 10% annually. The South Atlantic System created wealth for all of Europe; owners of the plantations lived in England where they spent their money; navigation acts required all traded sugar to go through England; slave trading also increased during this time. The South Atlantic System manufactured wealth in Europe, but poverty and misery in the West and West Central Africa; by 1870, the slave trade had seized more than 11,000,000 Africans; it also created militaristic centralized states in the coastal areas. War and the slave trade had been in Africa for centuries; as the price for slaves would increase, kings and warlords would ransack towns seeking more slaves; by the 1720s, the Asante kings in the Gold Coast were using slave trading and firearms to extend their dominion. Slave trading created torture and misery.
Firstly, hundreds of Roman slaves worked on the Latifundia farms, growing crops to feed the population of Rome thus making huge profits for the farm owners. There work was extremely hard and without the use of slaves Rome would have lost out on a lot of wealth as no Roman citizen would have worked this hard in the heat. Secondly, in many cases slaves acted as wet nurses, taking responsibility of the care of their masters children. Here releasing the parents of this. Also, in Rome Slaves were used as the equivalent of today’s highly respected members of the working society such as Doctors, Actors, Architects here they would make large amounts of money for their owners who would hire them out to do work that was hugely needed in the Roman society.
Brazil’s absolute advantage in the sugar cane production suffers from the policies to promote the production of ethanol and the tariff barriers placed on sugar cane imports. Sugar cane can also be used for biofuels, however due to the tariff barriers the price of sugar cane has increased and it can no longer compete with the subsidized corn and soy beans. The Poor are suffering worldwide