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3. Which of the following is the most important part of the broader historical context in which Jahangir wrote this letter?
(A) The Dutch and other Europeans had successfully prevented English trade with the Spice Islands.
(B) ThePortugueseandotherEuropeanshadlittleinterestintrade with India because of its climate.
(C) The English were already the dominant colonial power in the Americas and wanted to expand their empire.
(D) The English produced goods such as wool and coal that would be more highly valued in India than in the rest of Asia.
Use the passage below to answer all parts of the question that follows.
“While women suffered the usual indignities to which they were subject anywhere, several dimensions of their life separated their New World existence from that of their counterparts in Europe. The competitive relations among European communities and the infeasibility of tight village control led to increased opportunities for women to move to new locations and to adopt new economic roles.
While women in Europe often found themselves tied to the region of their birth, the mobility available to New World women in some areas provided greater potential for independence. . . . The physical mobility possible in the New World could provide . . . women the chance for a fresh start.
Black women escapees from Curaçao [an island in the Caribbean] who became liberated by taking this journey [to Venezuela] often turned to commerce in their new homeland. . . . The occupation more available to European women in the New World than in the old was trading.
Mixed-race May Musgrove Matthews Bosomworth operated a trading post in Georgia supplying both Englishmen and Native Americans. In New France, Elizabeth Bertrand Mitchell, Madelaine and Josette Laframboise, Elizabeth Mitchell and Agatha Biddle all played important roles in the fur trade coming through the island of Mackinac [in the Great Lakes].”
1. a)
—Patricia Seed, “Women in the Atlantic World,” in Gender, Race and Religion in the Colonization of the Americas,” 2007
Describe ONE historical development Seed describes.
b) Identify ONE type of evidence Seed uses in this passage to support her claim.
Explain ONE type of evidence that would refute Seed’s claim.

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