World History I

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. and Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
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Chapter 16: The Acceleration of Global Contact
1450 to 1600

64: Mon, May 7, 2018

Please post in the forum for the day a short essay in response to this question:

Colonization and the management of colonies became a major ingredient in the power dynamics of Europe throughout this period (and well into the twentieth century). Even leaving aside some of the moral questions involved in colonization (which are a very mixed bag and probably beyond the scope of this course), what were some of the advantages and some of the disadvantages of being the mother country to a colony or a range of colonies? Consider: