Similarity Produced highly advanced native civilizations in general Difference

Similarity produced highly advanced native

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Similarity: Produced highly advanced native civilizations in general Difference: North American technologies were far behind South American ones Explain the significance of the difference between Central /South America and North America. Central/ South America is where North America gets most of its diversity. Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and many more countries contributed by sharing its unique foods, spices and flavors. Not to mention that most North Americas inhabitants are Latinos. 4. Europe Moves Toward Exploration, pp 5-6 Key Concepts & Main Ideas Notes Analysis New technology, new knowledge, and new goals spurred Improvements in technology… Renaissance- Improvements in other’s inventions Rebirth of classical learning Shipbuilding, mapmaking, printing press Identify the key difference between Viking voyages of the 12 th century to that of Columbus in the 15 th century. The Vikings didn’t have a lasting impact on their journeys, while Columbus involved people and did.
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European exploration. Religious conflict… Catholic Victory in Spain Kings and Queens (monarchies?) How did new technology enable Christopher Columbus to dominate the “New World?” Technological improvements helped Columbus build bigger and stronger ships and better navigational systems, like the compass and the map. What was the impact of the Catholic victory in Spain and the European Reformation on North America? Spain became too proud of their Catholic heritage and became extremely strict, such as killing people that didn’t want to be Catholics and establishing colonies made to convert people to Catholicism. North America was pretty much like a haven for those looking for religious freedom and fleeing for the fear of being prosecuted. 5. Expanding Trade , pp 6-7 Key Concepts & Main Ideas Notes Analysis Economic motives drove exploration, and “discovery” altered the European, African, and America economically, politically, and culturally. New Routes… Rich Asian trade must be by 1) sailing south along the W. African coast east to China (shorter) or 2) sailing west across the Atlantic Ocean Portuguese sea captain Vasco de Gama was the first European to reach India via South Africa’s Good Cape of Hope Columbus attempted the route but failed Slave Trading… Europe, Africa, and Asia enslaved people captured from wars Portuguese started trading slaves from West Africa (used on sugar plantations) Europeans used the slave system when they first started establishing colonies African Resistance… Enslaved Africans resisted slavery Ran away, sabotaged work, or revolted Maintained African culture through music, religion, and folkways Developing Nation-States… Small kingdoms were growing, along with enormous multiethnic empires Nation-states were replacing small kingdoms and empires (bigger, and better than them) List three main effects of Europe’s expanding trade in the 15 th century.
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