082310 intro and exploration

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Unformatted text preview: History 112: Origins of the Modern World, 1500-Present Instructor: Mr. David Parnell What is history? Course introduction / Syllabus Tips and Tricks History 112: Origins of the Modern World, 1500-Present Instructor: Mr. David Parnell What is history? Course introduction / Syllabus Tips and Tricks Exploration and Encounters I. European Exploration II. How and Why: Motives and Technology III. When: The first explorers IV. Empires of Trade V. Exchange: Origins of Global Trade The world as it was seen before 1492 Motives for Exploration Resources and Lands Trade Routes Christianity How to get from Portugal to India Technology of Exploration Long voyages at sea (up to 5 weeks!) What do you need? Sturdy Ships Navigation Techniques The First Explorers Prince Henry The Navigator? Africa (1394-1460) Bartolomeu Dias Cape of Good Hope (1488) Vasco da Gama Calicut (1497) Christopher Columbus Bahamas (1492) Amerigo Vespucci Ferdinand Magellan Circumnavigation (1519-1522) Trading Posts...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course BUSINESS A 00 taught by Professor Misc during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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