In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to global interactions C. 1450-C. 1750, Part I. He discusses the key concepts of the period, periodization, network globalization, Columbus Caravel, The Nina, improved maps and their importance, stepped up maritime reconnaissance, Bartolomeu Diaz, Vasco da Gama, voyaging into the unknown, trade winds that favored Columbus, Columbus' voyages, the meeting of Americans and Europeans, Oceania and Polynesia, changed times, changed business models, and the Atlantic System and its results.
Period IV: Global Interactions C. 1450-C. 1750, Part I
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.