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    They were separate forces and each one fought constantly with others; so, they set up the Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie or VOC. The VOC worked together for money as well as spices for the trading company. 40. What was the “country trade”? The country trade was the movement of cargoes from one Asian point to another. For example, “cottons from Coromandel to Indonesia and China, silks from China, Tonkin, India, and Persia to Manila and on to New Spain (Mexico), bullion and specie from Japan and the Philippines (out of Mexico), tea and gold from China, coffee from Mocha and later Java, slaves from Arakan, Buton, and Bali” (pg. 145) were all used in the country trade. Chapter 11 41. How did the English enter the system already in operation in the East? It was due to an English squadron intercepting Spanish forces. When they found the treasure aboard the Spanish patrol, the Englishmen could not believe their eyes and quickly packaged all the treasure for England. When they returned to England, they were met by the looters and a half million pounds were reduced to only one hundred and forty thousand. This led the English to begin trading like the…

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    More than 9.5 million African slaves also arrived in the new world of trade. Most of them were sent to Brazil and Caribbean and some of them were landed in Canada and United States. The first world trading system with the help of advanced legal, political and financial system developed by Dutch. The Dutch East India Company set up new strategies for trade financing, which includes the chance for private investors to diversify their risks. The trade ventures were sold to risk takers who could buy…

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    other countries learning how to produce silk, China continued to have the monopoly on the silk trade. Silk was wanted by everyone. Considering its many uses, mostly in making clothes, silk was in high demand. This brought a great amount of revenue to Asia. This is another example of Asia starting something before Europe did. Europe did not start producing its own silk until after Asia and it still was not as good as China’s. Now I would like to discuss gun powder. It was a key component in…

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    Every part of the process was undeniably violent. In Africa, salves were captured “in wars and raids conducted by African polities” (Empires 157). The voyage was notoriously deadly, as was the fated that awaited the salves on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. The renowned Dutch East India trading company (VOC) used slaves to grow spices into the eighteenth century (Empires 160). The Universal Dictionary of Trade and Commerce, published in 1751, reported that the VOC “makes peace and war at…

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    In 1497 Portuguese mariner Vasco Da Gama set sail to find a sea route to Asia. He went slowly down the West African coast, around the tip of South Africa, and up the East African coast and landed in Calicut, South India. They found an ancient and rich network of commerce that stretched from East Africa to China. Asia offered many tropical spices that were desired in Europe, such as cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, cloves, and pepper. These spices were used mostly as condiments and preservatives. Other…

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    Setting the Stage The Dutch Empire ahttp://img09.deviantart.net/8fb0/i/2009/122/2/8/netherlands_grunge_flag_by_think0.jpgnd the British Empire were very similar since the government took over from a company of their nation for the colonisation of another country. The Dutch East India Com pany first “colonised” the Indonesian archipelago, and then after 1799, The Dutch government took over the Dutch East India Company and “modified the company’s loose control of Java and gradually built a…

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    to many different people including slave owners, coffee sparked an enlightenment, and tea gave a company power over the British government. The world would be a very different place without these…

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    N. & Gillow J., 1991: 41). India sent cloth to many countries even before the 17th century. India realized the importance of trading and the benefits it could give to the country.…

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    Introduction The topic of the essay is "Malaysia gained independence in 1957. Discuss". The early history of Malaysia is discussed where how historical moment and how the colonial of Malaysia started which lead the unification of the people in Malaysia. This will be further discussed the incident, effort and steps taken to help in the independence of Malaysia. Next, the changes of Malaysia after acquiring independence is discussed. The early history of Malaysia started with the state of Malacca…

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    colonization was more tactical than that of other colonial rule. The key agenda of the British was to get maximum economic benefits from this region. In the beginning of 17th century, East India Company was granted permission by the Mughal ruler Jahangir to commence its business activities in India. This organization was supposed to do business and earn profits by trade via sea but soon they tried to become a monopoly and as they were fully armed therefore managed to draw its means from land…

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