Exspansion and Colonialism

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  1. Conquistadors
    spanish adventurers, out to explore discover conquer to gain wealth late 15th century through 16th century , eventually turn attention to settling americas- some enslave population great plantation indigiounes labor
  2. Colonialism
    • when one state or government conquers a group of people, start acting onbehalf of their state, starts hiring people to conquer another, political legal and economic system, cultural elements as well . 1492-1750
    • economic exploitation
  3. The Colombian Exchange
    people ideas culture microbes plants and animals , helps spark an interest in environmental issues, disease exchanged too
  4. Atlantic World
    study of west coast ur europe africa and east coast of the americas
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Exspansion and Colonialism
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