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Learning Targets What do you know/think about Christopher Columbus? What do you know/think about Christopher Columbus?  I can define the Columbian Exchange.

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1 Learning Targets What do you know/think about Christopher Columbus? What do you know/think about Christopher Columbus?  I can define the Columbian Exchange and explain its importance Journal:

2 Names Review of names Review of names Ready to pass your quiz? Ready to pass your quiz?

3 Reminders Disclosures due next time! Disclosures due next time! Wikispaces Wikispaces Remind101 Remind101 Materials Materials Binder with 3 dividers Binder with 3 dividers

4 US Geography Quiz Sept 9 th /10 th Sept 9 th /10 th Study the 50 states Study the 50 states Study the 50 states Study the 50 states states.php states.php

5 Primary Document A source of information that was created during the period of study A source of information that was created during the period of studyExamples Diary Diary A newspaper article from the 1800’s A newspaper article from the 1800’s

6 Secondary Document A source of information produced after the event, period or issue has passed A source of information produced after the event, period or issue has passedExamples Text books Text books

7 Journal What do you think/know about Christopher Columbus? What do you think/know about Christopher Columbus?

8 Christopher Columbus Born in Italy in 1451 Born in Italy in 1451 In 1492, Columbus attempted to find a faster way to sail to India In 1492, Columbus attempted to find a faster way to sail to India Landed in the Americas (present-day Bahamas) Landed in the Americas (present-day Bahamas) But, did he “discover” the Americas? But, did he “discover” the Americas?

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10 Well then, what did Columbus do? The voyage of Christopher Columbus…The voyage of Christopher Columbus… 1. Paved the way for future exploration and colonization of the Americas 2. Brought about Columbian Exchange2. Brought about Columbian Exchange

11 The Columbian Exchange The widespread exchange of animals, plants, culture, diseases, and ideas between the Old World and the New World

12 The Columbian Exchange In your groups: In your groups: Make a list of ALL the foods you have eaten within the last hours. Make a list of ALL the foods you have eaten within the last hours. Figure out where each of the items on your list originated Figure out where each of the items on your list originated New World? Or Old World? New World? Or Old World?

13 The Columbian Exchange In your groups: In your groups: Figure out where each of the following originated Figure out where each of the following originated Influenza Influenza The Common Cold The Common Cold Syphilis Syphilis

14 The Columbian Exchange and YOU What are some of the lasting impacts of the Columbian Exchange? What are some of the lasting impacts of the Columbian Exchange? How has the Columbian Exchange impacted you??? How has the Columbian Exchange impacted you???

15 Learning Targets Fill out the rest of your Learning Targets Worksheet Fill out the rest of your Learning Targets Worksheet Turn it in to the basket when you are done Turn it in to the basket when you are done Sit back at your seats! Sit back at your seats!

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