Today we frequently use the term “global economy” as if it were a new phenomenon that appeared only in the last 25 or 30 years. In the 17th century, the Spanish, French, Dutch, and English were all involved in trade and colonization that created a global economy.
The Spanish and French cultures were quite different from that of the English. Discus how those differences manifest themselves in the treatment/interaction with the Native Americans they encountered. Use specific examples to support your statements.
Next, with two other students discuss how these different national “foreign policy” approaches benefited or hindered the French & Spanish colonial economies.
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