VT21-5.2.3 The Dutch West India Company

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This lesson contains 24 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 2 videos.

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Items in this lesson

How do you feel this morning?

Slide 1 - Poll

Slide 2 - Video

Planning for this lesson
Short instruction WIC 5.2.3.
TvG about slavery
Discussion about Slavery

Slide 3 - Slide

Objectives for this lesson
At the end of this lesson...
...you understand what was the purpose of the WIC.
...you understand how the triangel voyage worked.

...you have done research on slavery & slavetrade.

Slide 4 - Slide

What was the purpose of the VOC?

Slide 5 - Open question

VOC (1602)
-East India Company
-Traded spices

Slide 6 - Slide

VOC successful trading network

Slide 7 - Slide

Colonization of the Americas (the west)
Spain and Portugal were the dominant powers in the Americas. 

The Dutch also wanted a share of the Americas.

Slide 8 - Slide

WIC (1621)
-West India Company
-Traded African slaves, sugar, tea, tobacco and weopons.

Slide 9 - Slide

WIC (1621)
-A multinational company.
-Monopoly of Dutch trade in the West. 
-Right to wage war.
-Main purpose in the beginning= Hijacking Spanish ships

Slide 10 - Slide

Slide 11 - Video

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WIC - Triangel voyage

Slide 17 - Slide

Search on the internet for an illustration of slave trade?

Slide 18 - Open question

Slide 19 - Link

Planning for this lesson
TvG about Slavery
Discussion about Slavery

Slide 20 - Slide

TvG 5.2 
Questions 8a-8c

We will discuss them after you have finished.

Slide 21 - Slide

On a scale from 1 to 10, how interesting did you find this lesson?

Slide 22 - Poll

Name 3 things you've learned today:

Slide 23 - Open question

Have a great weekend!

Slide 24 - Slide