Social Changes In Africa And America From 1492 To 1750

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Over the course of the time period 1492 to 1750, Europeans exerted increasing economic dominance over the Americas and Africa which caused and even led to many social changes within the Atlantic world. It opened up new and old worlds to a world of growing interdependence as well as connectivity.
There were certain patterns of interaction around this time period. The America’s were therefore isolated from the rest of the world as well as all the Afro-Eurasian advances. European interest in spice trades led to many new overseas exploration. Not only that, but Asia at this time was the powerhouse of the world and dominated trade. By 1492, Europe was on the verge of economic explosion. Africa and America were relatively quiet in the global economy

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