Period 4 1450-1750 Key Concepts Key Concept 4.1. Globalizing Networks of Communication and Exchange Key Concept 4.2. New Forms of Social Organization and Modes of Production Key Concept 4.3. State Consolidation and Imperial Expansion Topics for Discussion -Transformation in Europe- Renaissance to Scientific Revolution -Encounters and Exchange: Reconquiesta, Europe in Africa, Spanish in the Americas -Encounters and Exchange Portuguese and Indian Ocean Trade Networks, Southwest Asian trade networks and the Ming Slave trade/ Rise of Qing -Labor systems in the Atlantic World- The Africanization of the Americas and the Encomienda -The Columbian Exchange in Atlantic and Pacific Context -Expansions of Global Economy and Absolutism: Ottomans, Mughals, Togugawa, and Romanov -Effects of the Atlantic Slave Trade on demography in West Africa, resistance to the Atlantic slave trade, and expansion of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa Week Fifteen (Jan7-11) Day 1- Chapter 15 quiz a. Discuss Chapter 15 The Earth and Its Peoples b. Have students read Kirkpatrick Sale, The Conquest of Paradise (Worlds of History ) and discuss the European world view of conquest and expansion Day 2- a. Have students read General
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