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Explore Vocab II

Exploration & Expansion Vocabulary Terms Part II

Columbian Exchange The transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the America’s and Europe, Asia, and Africa beginning with the voyages of Columbus
Mercantilism A system in which a government controls all economic activity in a country and its colonies to make the government stronger and richer
Balance of trade The difference in value between what a nation imports and exports over a period of time
Subsidies Grants of monies
Capitalism An economic system in which individuals and private businesses run most industries
Joint-Stock Companies Businesses formed by groups of people who jointly make an investment and share in the profits or losses
Plantations Estates where cash crops such as sugar or tobacco were grown on a large scale
Olaudah Equiano African/American abolitionist; he was an enslaved African who was eventually freed
Middle Passage The name for voyages that brought enslaved Africans across the Atlantic Ocean to North America and the West Indies
Triangular Trade Trading network lasting from the 1600’s to the 1800’s that carried goods and enslaved people between Europe, the Americas, and Africa
African Diaspora The dispersal of people of African descent throughout the Americas and Western Europe due to the slave trade
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