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Trade and commerce [electronic resource] /
Linda J. Altman.
Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2008.
95 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 25 cm.
9780765681119 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Armonk, NY : M.E. Sharpe, 2008.
9780765681119 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 94) and index.
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School Library Journal, January 2008
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Table of Contents
Trade and Economic Development
The Idea of Ownership
The Lure of Gold
Commodity Money
Representative Money
Fiat Money
Taxation and Trade Features:
The Seven Cities of Cibola
The Value of Wampum
The Colonizing Nations
Spain in the Americas
France in the Americas
Traders and Trappers
New Netherlands and New Amsterdam
Buying Manhattan
The Last Director General Features:
The Landing of Columbus
The Encomeinda System
In Defense of the Indians (journal)
The Early English Colonies
Settling Jamestown
Money Troubles
John Rolfe and the "Devil's Weed"
A Matter of Vision
The Plymouth Colony Features:
The Banishment of Roger Williams
Maritime Trade
Trade with the West Indies
Cash Crops in the South
Labor and the Plantations
Slave Trade
Triangle Trade
Piracy Features:
Eliza's Indigo
A Cargo Manifest
Blackbeard the Pirate (biography)
Economic Life
Slave Trading Between Plantations
Native American Trading Practices
The World of Work
Shopkeepers and Businessmen Features:
Paul Revere (biography)
An Apprentice's Tale
River Barges
The Road to Revolution
Navigation Acts
French and Indian War
Stamp Act
Townshend Act
Tea Act
Boston Tea Party
Intolerable Acts
Commerce and The Constitution
Capitalism Features:
Benjamin Franklin (biography)
Adam Smith (biography)
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