The Atlantic

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  • Atlantic World Identity

    The Atlantic World opened up tremendous ways of trading to different parts of the world. It not only gave Europeans a different outlook on the world and trading, but it gave the European powers like Spain, Portugal, Netherlands, France, and the English a new way of trade and exploration as well. With the Age of Exploration these European powers formed, and by their influences sculpted the new world as well as the old. However, some factors that these powers bring led this world to its demise and a new form of identity reconfiguration. Before exploration of the New World and the Atlantic, the Europeans traded via the Silk Road that connected Europe and the Mediterranean with the Asian world. The Silk Road provided a trading route of spices,…

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  • Atlantic City Economic Analysis

    Atlantic City, in modern times, is regarded by many to be a failing city. However, as its rather famous status suggests, the city was not always so bad. At one time, economic forces like tourism propelled the city to amazing heights. The city’s infrastructure, community, and industries all lead to a bustling economy. The condition of the city is not a random draw, of course; it has ups and downs that correlate with the success of its economy. Seemingly, the level of economic success that the…

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  • The Atlantic Slave Trade

    Short-term effect As Atlantic Slave trade started, big impacts occurred in Africa, America and Europe. First of all, disease spread during the voyage back to Americas. Due to low sanitation, disease easily spread and killed lots of Africans in the ship. Second, since captured Africans were mostly man, other African women and children were left alone, which would lead to the decrease of population in Africa. Also whole West Africa was fulfilled with the fear of being captured. Some African…

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  • Atlantic World Analysis

    The features of “the Atlantic World” are part of what makes it important to history and is essential to how we remember “the Atlantic World” in it’s true glory. Novelist Michael Crichton once said that “If you don 't know history, then you don 't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn 't know it is part of a tree.” I believe that human beings are part of a tree of history that each and every one of us can be connected to in various ways. This connection is essential to how we understand…

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  • The Atlantic Rim System

    As of 1450, after the Great Convergence of the world that took place in the wake of the Columbian Crossings, a new system was developed- The Atlantic Rim. It all started when the European sailors explored the Eastern Atlantic to fulfill their profit-seeking objectives. These European sailors sailed to look for islands or African coastal points where they might trade, raid, fish or even settle. Their main objective was to make maximum profit out of the African territories and use their…

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  • Atlantic Slave Trade

    The Atlantic Slave Trade was an extensive system of chattel slavery that dealt exclusively in the trade of black Africans. Chattel slavery is markedly different from other forms of servitude as it involved the actual ownership, in law, of one human over another - as opposed to punitive slavery which used convicted criminals as a source of free labour. It is important to remember, when talking about the Atlantic Slave Trade, that slavery was not a new invention and that slaves were to be found…

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  • Atlantic Slave Trade Analysis

    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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  • The Atlantic Slave Trade Summary

    “The Atlantic Slave Trade” by Klein Herbert is a synthesis made to educate readers with extensive scholarly research from the past quarter century on the Atlantic Slave trade. This book was written to close the gap between popular understanding about the slave trade and scholarly knowledge. The Book systematically organized the Atlantic slave trade in eight chapters starting from “Slavery in Western Development” to “The End of the Slave Trade”. In the following review of Klein Herbert’s work…

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  • Atlantic Plantation Complex Essay

    Topic: Did the Atlantic plantation complex create slavery, or was it the other way around? The Atlantic plantation complex was crucial to the Americas’ inclusion in the international economy. Slavery was a key component to the success of the New World, as it laid the basis for market trade between the New World and the rest of the globe. The existence of slavery throughout centuries prior to the growth of the Atlantic plantation complex was distinct to the use of slavery in the New World, the…

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  • Domingos Atlantic World Analysis

    During the 18th century The Atlantic World was the major area for trading, not just of goods but for the trading of peoples, cultures, diseases, and religions. The coasts of Eastern Africa, North and South America, and Europe made up the Atlantic World, and many people of that time period got a chance to be apart of the interactions between those empires. Yet, none of them with so interesting of a story as African-born healer Domingos Alvares. He moved between West Africa, Brazil, and Portugal;…

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