A system of trade in the 18th and 19th century from Europe, Africa and the New World (America). It was used to exchange goods, slaves, and precious metals between the countries to boost their economies.
Cause: Slaves were brought over from Africa
Effect: Slaves increased marketing profit for the white men. They did not have to pay the slaves for their work, therefore making profits out of them.
Cause: Mercantilism- exporting of goods and precious metals
Effect: Shipments to the New World and Europe brought back money, having a good economy in their countries.
Cause: Slaves being captured and kidnapped to be shoved in cargo ships
Effect: Diseases, starvation, and death
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