Columbian Exchange and Mercantilism Name___________________
Using the Charts on page 85 of the Human Legacy text, answer the following questions:
1. Which items do you think would be most valued by the people of the Americas? Why?
2. Which items do you think would be most valued by the people of Europe? Why?
3. What were the results of the Columbian Exchange?
Answer the following questions about Mercantilism:
4. What is the basic principle of Mercantilism?
5. How did nations create a favorable balance of trade?
6. How do you think most American colonists felt about mercantilism? Why?