DISCOVERY

Overview
This section deals with the events that led to the European voyages of discovery to the "New World."  The student should be able to explain the causes for exploration as well as compare and contrast the efforts of the different European countries.


Timeline/Dates


Terms, Questions and Thinking Points
Lecture One
Crusading, Trading, and the Rise of Nation-States

Lecture Two
Spainish Conquest of the New World; The Protestant Reformation: Why did England "sleep"?

Lecture Three
Spain Versus England

Quiz
Discovery
WebCT
Related
reading

In the textbook, you will find related material in Chapter 1, "European Outreach and the Age of Exploration," 14--30, and Chapter 2, "The New Europe and the Atlantic World," 35-41.



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