Note the different materials that are going from each location.
Note the different materials that are going from each location.

Mini Lesson: Mercantilism & Middle Passsage

POWERPOINT on Mercantilism, Triangular Trade, Middle Passage

SSUSH2 The student will trace the ways that the economy and society of British North America developed.
a. Explain the development of mercantilism and the trans-Atlantic trade.
b. Describe the Middle Passage, growth of the African population, and African-American culture.

 Triangular Trade Document

Note the different materials that are going from each location.

Note the different materials that are going from each location.  The portion of the trip from Africa to the New World is known as the Middle Passage.

Mercantilism Document

This picture represents Mercantilism.  In this picture the Colonies provides the raw materials to the Mother Colony (Great Britain) and the mother country converts them to manufactured goods.

This picture represents Mercantilism. In this picture the Colonies provides the raw materials to the Mother Colony (Great Britain) and the mother country converts them to manufactured goods.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Middle Passage Document

This picture documents how slaves were packed into slave ships.

This picture documents how slaves were packed into slave ships.

 

 

Intro to Slave Trade from History Channel