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Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
irrigation, cotton, tea, Lesseps, interdependence, shifts, mercantilism, 1900, Germany, 1830, centrality, outposts, Lipton, hinterlands, Ganges, primary, Suez, compulsory, agrarian, voluntary, exportation, Europeans, migrants, surplus, envy, reluctant, India, hub, Gama, textiles
colonies, once marginal                  of the global system, now emerging into dynamos
de Tocqueville witnessed and                    watched
these colonies began to be the          of Europe
societies that could be created as freed trade societies that could export                  products back to Europe
this is what Britain had and which made her the envy of European rivals
this is what Britain had as a de facto good after their rule was decreased in           
free trade, a new model for stitching the global world together
free trade
this was not                     
it was an international division of labor that was                   
Britain had created a system of free trade within India itself
with a penetration of railroads into the                       
communication technology breakthroughs
important drivers and             
1869 building of the Suez Canal
French engineer Ferdinand de                called it a triumph of engineering science
allowed European trade to take the short route to India
Britain could increasingly import its              from India
cotton production spread across the              plain
       was produced and important more from India
             tea advertised its tea more
trade between England and India because of the          Canal became a bonanza and key in what became known as the Victorian boom
prosperity of the late 19th century not released by these interconnected systems
draining flood plains
allowed for the cheaper production of foodstuffs and other products for European                       
Britain began not only importing from the colonies, but exporting                  to Asia
redefined the global division of trade
Britain became a        for this new system
exporting its manufactured goods through British ports
Britain in fact became more dependent on global trade
Britain's Gross Domestic Product that relied on international trade
         about 10%
         about 25%
there was a process of increasing                                between societies
the inversion of traditional roles
centuries earlier Vasco da          had sailed to India in search of spices and high valued goods and all he had to offer were trinkets
now Europeans had manufactured goods to offer in return for                product imports
growing imbalances behind this free trade
Britain was more and more dependent on imports from the rest of the world
faced increasing competition from other international manufacturing producers, particularly
United States
having gotten rid of                         , they had less means to protect British industrialists in their access to market shares around the world
Britain began to accumulate trade deficits
the amount that they could export lagged behind what they could export
Britain became much more dependent on India itself
it was India with which they had their best trade               
this made Britain very                    to give up India
they need India to continue to enjoy their                      in the global economic system

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Portuguese Indian Ocean Empire
16th Century Colonialism Fueling European Violence
Global Food: European Sugar, Caribbean Plantations, African Slaves
16th and 17th Century Merchant Trading Companies
17th Century Interdependence of Trade and Investment
Francis Drake and Mercantilist Wars
The Apex and Erosion of the Mughal Empire
The Treaty of Westphalia as the Hinge of Modern History
The Influence of Silver on the Ming Dynasty
Political Reverberations of Ming Consolidation
18th China Resurgent as Qing Dynasty
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Strains on the Universality of the Enlightenment
The Enlightenment, Empire, and Colonization: Burke vs. Hastings
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18th Century Land Grabbing
The Industrial Revolution and the Transition of Non-Renewable Energy
The Seven Years' War and Colonial Revolutions
Napoleon, Spain, the Colonies, and Imperial Crises
Human Rights and the Meaning of Membership within Societies
Napoleon, New Nations, and Total War
The Ottoman Empire's 19th Century Tanzimat Reform
The Early 19th Century Market Revolution
The Global Upheavals of the Mid-19th Century
The Train, the Rifle, and the Industrial Revolution
Transition in India: Last of the Mughals
The Indian Rebellion of 1857 and Its Ramifications
Darwin's Effect on 19th Century Ideas
Factors Which Led to the Solidifying of Nation States
1868 Japan: The Meiji Restoration
1871: Germany Becomes a Nation
North American Nation-Building
19th Century Changing Concepts of Labor
The Benefits of Comparative Advantage
Migration after the Age of Revolutions
Creating 19th Century Global Free Trade
The Expanding 19th Century Capitalist System
The Second Industrial Revolution
The Closing of the American Frontier
Africa's Second Imperial Wave
Early 20th Century American Imperialism
1894-1905: Japan's Imperial Wave in Asia
Rashid Rida and 19th Century Islamic Modernization
19th Century Pan-Islam and Zionism Movements
19th Century Global Export-Led Growth
Indian Wars and Mass Slaughter of Bison
The Suez Canal's Effect on the Malayan Tiger
1890-1914: Savage Wars of Peace
1900-1909: Russian and Turkish Dynasties
1899-1911 The End of the Qing Dynasty
The 1910 Mexican Revolution
The Panic of 1907
Turn-of-the-Century Civilization and its Discontents
20th Century Questioning of Reason
Late 19th Century Anxieties of Race
The First World War
The End of WWI and the Attempt at Global Peace
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
The Wilson-Lenin Moment
1919 Self-Determination Movements in India
Post-WWI European Peace and Global Colonial Upheaval
1929 Economic Collapse
Changes in Capitalism between the Wars
1918-1945 Rethinking Economies