The war of Jenkin's ear was a trade war fought between Britain and Spain. Trade wars were often used by 18th century powers to gain dominance in international trade. AT 18th c. SP

The war of Jenkin's ear was a trade war fought between Britain and Spain. Trade wars were often used by 18th century powers to gain dominance in international trade. AT 18th c. SP

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The War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle, refers to an ear severed from Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship. The tale of the ear's separation, following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731, provided the impetus to war against the Spanish Empire, ostensibly to encourage the Spanish not to renege on the lucrative asiento contract (permission to sell slaves in Spanish America).

The War of Jenkins' Ear was a conflict between Great Britain and Spain. Its unusual name, coined by Thomas Carlyle, refers to an ear severed from Robert Jenkins, captain of a British merchant ship. The tale of the ear's separation, following the boarding of his vessel by Spanish coast guards in 1731, provided the impetus to war against the Spanish Empire, ostensibly to encourage the Spanish not to renege on the lucrative asiento contract (permission to sell slaves in Spanish America).

War of Jenkins' Ear | New Georgia Encyclopedia

War of Jenkins' Ear | New Georgia Encyclopedia

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The War of Jenkins' Ear

The War of Jenkins' Ear

Robert Jenkins, sans ear.

The War of Austrian Succession or The War of Jenkins' Ear

Robert Jenkins, sans ear. The War of Austrian Succession or The War of Jenkins' Ear

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