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    Atlantic World Identity

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    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" redirects here. For other uses, see Atlantic City (disambiguation). Atlantic City, New Jersey City City of Atlantic City Atlantic City skyline from 47th floor of Revel Atlantic City skyline from 47th floor of Revel Official logo of Atlantic City, New Jersey Logo Nickname(s): "AC" Motto: "Do AC" Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County(click image to enlarge; also see: state map) Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County (click image to enlarge; also see: state map) United States…

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    At the Atlantic Canada there have four province there are Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. At Atlantic Canada the capital city is St John's ,Charlottetown, Halifax and Fredericton. The easterly point in North America and has its time zone that is Newfoundland and Labrador. It is the oldest colony of the British Empire and has a unique heritage linked to the sea. The natural beauty that attract so many of tourist come and visit. Newfoundland and…

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    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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    Did reduced recruitment contribute to the collapse of Atlantic cod? There survey results from six stocks of Atlantic cod do not support the hypothesis that the cod collapse off eastern Canada resulted from poor recruitment (Table. 1). Survey results of different cod stock in various regions, as depicted in Table 1, showed that the recruitment from the previous year classes that would have comprised most of the spawners during the year of the collapse was not significantly different from…

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    The Atlantic Rim System

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    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

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    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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    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

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    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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    The Atlantic World-System

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    The African was the central part of the making of the Atlantic World-System. The Africans were the backbone of the systems. The Africans were the ones who built the Atlantic World Systems for the Europeans because they had nothing. However, America was the blueprint in Colonization in Africa. The Colonization another term for slavery, but in Africa. The African Slave Trade had exploitation native America land, and African labor was the most essential among land, natural and mineral resources.…

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