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APUSH-2-D

Mercantilism; the Dominion of New England


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Colonial City: Revolutionary Battleground
Resource Type: E-Seminar

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Why Boston Declined

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The Dutch Heritage
The Dutch Heritage

The Origins of Slavery in the New World
Resource Type: E-Seminar

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Slavery and Empire
Systems of Slavery: The North

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Professor Foner explains how European monarchs and merchants wanted to bypass the Arab, Berber, and Muslim middlemen, who dominated the international trade routes acress Africa and the Middle and Near East to India and China. A direct water route instead, from Europe to China, around the southern tip of Africa, promised the Europeans greater control and wealth.
Professor Foner explains how European monarchs and merchants wanted to bypass the Arab, Berber, and Muslim middlemen, who dominated the international trade routes acress Africa and the Middle and Near East to India and China. A direct water route instead, from Europe to China, around the southern tip of Africa, promised the Europeans greater control and wealth.

Slavery and Empire
Resource Type: Primary Source
The privateer Jason, built in France in 1747 and later captured by the British, displays the British flag, a symbol of Britain's mastery of the seas and the international trade in slaves in the eighteenth century.

Systems of Slavery: The North
Resource Type: Primary Source
Slave market in the port city of New York (1730). Slavery figured in the economy of the Northern colonies though it was not central to it.

Mapping Early New York City
Resource Type: Classroom Simulation
In this innovative simulation students learn the skills of mapping. Although focused here on the early history of New York City, these skills can be applied to any urban center in any time period.


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