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Unformatted text preview: November 5, 2007 EUROPEAN EXPLORATION I. Early Modern Transitions (wrap-up) I I. European Explorations and Expansion a. Origins b. Portuguese Exploration c. Spanish Exploration d. Spanish Colonial Rule I. Early Modern T ransitions a. Renaissance/humanism b. Expansion of trade i. Shift from localized to global economy ii. Economy becomes monastery c. Urbanization i. Made trade, education, etc easier ii. Gained independence from local lords d. Technology e. Strong state power f. Use of ships to expand past Europe g. Cultural movements h. Manufacturing/industrialization i. Guild system: everyone in a certain trade would control the market – members would network 1. Blacksmiths had to get permission to be a blacksmith 2. Started apprenticeship – guaranteed masters would have a job 3. Controlled production to ensure everyone makes equal salary 4. Bad for innovation 5. Cottage industry – merchant would sell peasants raw materials who would produce goods and sell back to the merchants a.a....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Hunziker during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07