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Wednesday, Sept. 4 1. Get out your History Spiral and turn to the Table of Contents 2. Update your Table of Contents: DateTitleEntry # 8/29 European Exploration.

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1 Wednesday, Sept Get out your History Spiral and turn to the Table of Contents 2. Update your Table of Contents: DateTitleEntry # 8/29 European Exploration and Colonization Timeline 4 8/30America Before Columbus video notes 5 9/3Columbus: Hero or Villain reading6 9/4 Why Explore? What were the reasons?7 3. On the index card I gave you write you reading response from entry #6 (what you wrote at the bottom of the page)

2 Columbus: Hero or Villain 1.In your group, share your answers 2.Decide which response is the best 3.This will be read to the class

3 Columbus Hero Villain

4 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? I.CausesPolitical = Expansion of Empire Summary:

5 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? I.CausesPolitical = Expansion of Empire Economic = Shorter trade route to Asia (Northwest Passage) Profit (Mercantilism) natural resources (gold, corn, lumber, tobacco)

6 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? I.CausesPolitical = Expansion of Empire Economic = Shorter trade route to Asia (Northwest Passage) Profit (Mercantilism) natural resources (gold, corn, lumber, tobacco) Religious = Christianize the Natives (competition b/w Catholics and Protestants)

7 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? I.CausesPolitical = Expansion of Empire Economic = Shorter trade route to Asia (Northwest Passage) Profit (Mercantilism) natural resources (gold, corn, lumber, tobacco) Religious = Christianize the Natives (competition b/w Catholics and Protestants) Curiosity and Adventure

8 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II. Effects

9 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas

10 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas European settlement of the Americas

11 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas European settlement of the Americas Expanded knowledge of world geography

12 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas European settlement of the Americas Expanded knowledge of world geography Development of trade (Columbian Exchange)

13 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas European settlement of the Americas Expanded knowledge of world geography Development of trade (Columbian Exchange) 1,000’s of Natives die because of disease and war

14 #7 Why Explore? What were the reasons? II.Effects Europeans reach the Americas European settlement of the Americas Expanded knowledge of world geography Development of trade (Columbian Exchange) 1,000’s of Natives die because of disease and war Africans brought to use as slave labor Summary: (Go back through your notes and write 4 questions on the left hand side. These questions should be questions that I would write for a test). Then write a summary. If you do not finish this it is for homework.

15 European Exploration Vocabulary 1. Mercantilisman economic system in which nations increase their wealth and power by obtaining resources from their colonies and by establishing a favorable balance of trade. 2. Northwesta water route between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans along Passagethe northern coast of North America; Europeans since the 16th century had searched for a short route to the Far East 3. Columbiandescribes the interchange of plants, animals, and diseases between Exchangethe Old World and the Americas following Columbus's arrival in the Caribbean in 1492Columbus 4. Transatlanticthe passage across the Atlantic from W Africa to the West Indies or Slave TradeAmerica that was the route of the former slave trade 5. Triangulara pattern of colonial commerce in which slaves were bought on the TradeAfrican Gold Coast Trade with New England rum and then traded in the West Indies for sugar or molasses, which was brought back to New England to be manufactured into rum.

16 European Exploration and Colonization 1497 Cabot searches for the Northwest Passage 1521 Cortez conquers Mx 1565 Spanish found St. Augustine 1609 Hudson searches for the Northwest Passage 1585 First English colony settled at Roanoke 1607 Jamestown founded 1620 Pilgrims landed at Plymouth 1630 Puritans found Massachusetts Bay Colony #5


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