In this lesson, our instructor Ron Schooler gives an introduction to state consolidation and imperial expansion. He discusses the empires strike back, competition over trade routes, competition for trade routes, lots of places to hide out, piracy or privateering, Sir Francis Drake, state rivalries, large scale sieges, local populations exploited, towns ransacked, massive battles, King Gustavus Adolphus O Sweden, the Belligerents, Holy Roman Empire, local resistance to Empire, and peasant uprise to Tokugawa Shogante.
Period IV: State Consolidation & Imperial Expansion, Part III
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.