Triangular Trade
Updated: 2/19/2021
Triangular Trade

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  • "Slavery is not the answer!"
  • Slavery is not the answer! It is torture to our brethren and sisters!
  • Triangular Trade
  • I believe they've been calling it the Triangular Trade route, sir. It consists of New England, West Africa, and North America
  • Tell me, boy, what route has this ship been sailing?
  • Hurrah!
  • We must set out and explore these new colonies
  • "First batch of slaves"
  • Our economy is thriving now, don't you think so?
  • Yes, Mrs Watson. Ever since the first batch of Slaves arrived.
  • "Take these savages"
  • Take these savages to the port so that they're ready to be transported and held in the Middle Passage
  • Yes, Sire.
  • "Father, what is Mercantilism?"
  • Father, what is Mercantilism? The maidens down-yonder were speaking of it.
  • So, to put it simply, mercantilism is an economic system of trade through commercialism.
  • Mercantilism, son, is the belief in the benefits of profitable trading.