THE COMMERCIAL REVOLUTION

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The Commercial Revolution set the stage for this future era of innovation and prosperity.
The economy at this time was one that the monetary wealth of a nation was controlled by the strict government regulation of the entire national economy. This was done through policies designed to secure an accumulation of bullion, a favorable balance of trade, the development of agriculture and manufactures, and the establishment of foreign trading monopolies.
The accumulation of precious metals by the government.
This European country became the leader in trade and commerce during the Commercial Revolution.
An economic system characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, by investments that are determined by private decision, and by prices, production, and the distribution of goods that are determined mainly by competition in a free market
A company or association consisting of individuals organized to conduct a business for gain and having a share stock of capital represented by shares owned individually by the members and transferable without the consent of the group
One who organizes and assumes the risk of a business or enterprise.
This city established the first Modern European bank in 1609.
A financial scheme in 18th-century France that an 1716 law established the Banque Générale, a bank with the authority to issue notes. A year later it established the Compagnie d'Occident ("Company of the West") and obtained for it exclusive privileges to develop the vast French territories in North America. It triggered a speculative frenzy and ended in financial collapse.
An inflationary period at the end of the 16c caused by the influx of gold bullion and silver during the Commercial Revolution. It resulted in a transfer of bullion from Spain to the Far East.
The placement of tariffs on imported and exported goods to protect British industry and commerce against foreign competition in 1651.
Negotiated by the Pope and agreed upon by the Spanish and the Portuguese to clear up confusion on newly claimed land in the New World. It re-established the line 370 leagues (1,770 km) west of the Cape Verde Islands.
This company was formed in 1711 by Robert Harley, who needed allies to carry through the peace negotiations to end the War of the Spanish Succession. In the new "company", which was given a monopoly of British trade with the islands of the South Seas and South America.
He was the first European explorer to cross the Atlantic and land in Hispaniola. This initiated a great ecological exchange between the Americas and Europe.

In colonial Spanish America, the legal system by which the Spanish crown attempted to define the status of the Indian population in its American colonies. It was based upon the practice of exacting tribute from Muslims and Jews during the Reconquista ("Reconquest") of Muslim Spain.
We were German merchants who created a banking dynasty which dominated European business during the 15th and 16th centuries.


A maritime insurance association in London that formed the first modern European insurance company in 1688.
As a result of this new economy, a place where security trading was conducted in an organized system at the end of the 17c.
Any of a number of commercial enterprises formed in Western Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries to further trade with the East Indies.
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