Essay Topic 1
Describe the Basque culture. What was their involvement in the development of the cod fishing industry? How did they become so powerful in the cod trade?
Essay Topic 2
What is the history of the relationship between salt and cod throughout Europe? Which areas were known for the best salt? What trade relationships were created by this?
Essay Topic 3
Describe how Catholicism created a market for cod. Which holiday was instrumental in the creation of this market? Why? Who benefited from this market?
Essay Topic 4
Describe the eating habits of cod. At what depth do they swim? How does this affect their feeding and how they are caught?
Essay Topic 5
Describe Britain's involvement in the history of cod fishing. How did their fishing grounds change? Why? With whom did they trade for salt in the 16th century? Why?
Essay Topic 6
Describe Boston's three-pointed trade situation in the...
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