Lesson 19 – Mercantilism and Triangular Trade – Wednesday 9/23
Vocabulary Word: Triangular Trade
How did mercantilism benefit the mother countries during colonialism?
- Colonies Chart (View Chart)
Once again as a class, students received several pieces of paper that they had to put into the correct locations based on colonial regions. The Papers read: Fertile Soil, Fertile Soil, Rocky Soil, Agriculture, Manufacturing, Manufacturing & Agriculture, Religious Freedom, Economic Opportunities, and lastly, Economic Opportunities & Religious Freedom.
Below is an image of it:
Independently students read a document on the economic theory of Mercantilism and highlighted color coding based on if the sentence was economic, political, or social. They answered a few questions based on the reading.
We then discussed the topic as a class.
Answer the essential question in your journal.