8.27 Expanding Europe

8.27 Expanding Europe - Monday, August 27th, 2007 Expanding...

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Monday, August 27 th , 2007 Expanding Europe First Europeans that appeared in the US were the Vikings in 1100 AD o Established settlements that eventually disappeared when the people died out European kingdoms were not unified o Had trade barriers which were stifling to economies o Cities were small o Feudalism o Bubonic Plague (Black Death) Fourteenth Century Brought a labor shortage Beneficial to living serfs because they could bargain more with their lords Encouraged trade o Catholic Church Viewed humanity (as a whole) as wicked Church was the salvation that a person needed Salvation was brought through grace, mass, baptisms, confessions, etc. Popes, priests, clergymen o Kingdoms became dynasties Familial rule Passed down to children o Renaissance Italy
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Monday, August 27 th , 2007 Expanding Europe Arts i.e. Michelangelo Also included trade o Prince Henry the Navigator Portugal, 1394-1460 Traded with Africans Gold, ivory, textiles, slaves
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8.27 Expanding Europe - Monday, August 27th, 2007 Expanding...

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