Post-Classical Era (600-1450 CE)
Byzantines (Romanoi) (330 1453
Emperor above the
Early Modern (1450 1750CE)
Aztec (1428 1521)and
Inca(1438 1533) (Mexico
[New Spain] and Peru [New
Spanish (Mexico and Peru):
Classical Age (600 BCE 600 CE)
Achaemenid (558 330
Government Structure :
Chapter 22: Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections
The European reconnaissance of the world's oceans
Motives for exploration
From the thirteenth to the fifteenth century they ventured out onto Atlantic
River Valley (3500 600 BCE)
5) New Babylonians (
Railroads: The federal government granted vast areas of western land to railroad owners
so they would lay train track connecting the eastern and western states the owners relied
mainly on Chinese labor to finish the work
Rebellion was an attempt by a group of indebted farmers to secure weapons from a
Federal Armory, did it so a constitution would be formed
Without the ability to tax, the central government couldnt repair the economy.
Battle of Vicksburg Notes
Vicksburg, May-July 1863, Union Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant laid siege to Vicksburg,.
After a seven-week siege, Grant achieved one of the Unions major strategic goals: he
gained control of the Mississippi River.
Abraham Lincoln presidency notes
He was elected president in 1860.
South Carolina voted to secede from the United States
Then followed by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, and then Texas.
They formed a new country called the Confederat
Checks and balances notes
-Checks and balances were a guiding principle as the Constitution was written.
Provisions were included to ensure none of the three branches would become too
- Example, the president has the power to veto laws passed
The Declaration of Independence NOTES
stated that when a government does not function for the betterment of its people, the government
is ineffective, and it is the right of the people to overthrow that government (based on the ideas
of John Locke).
Trans-Atlantic Trade notes
Mercantilism inspired Parliament to control trans-Atlantic trade with its American
All goods shipped to or from British North America had to travel in British ships, and
any goods exported to Europe had to land first
The Virginia Colonies
Virginia was the first permanent English colony in North America.
business venture of the Virginia Company, an English firm that planned to make money
by sending people to America to find gold
The Virginia Company established a le
Catholic Reformation Notes
The Jesuits were a group of Catholics who believed in restoring Catholicism to newly
Protestant areas of Europe.
These missionaries took a vow of allegiance to the Pope and were recognized as a new
religious order within Catho
The word Renaissance means rebirth.
-rebirth of ideas and culture connected with ancient Greece and Rome.
Florence -one of three main Italian city-states in which the Renaissance began.
Renaissance ideas spread from Italy to other Eu