European Exploration

Unit 9: European Exploration

transoceanic linkingexplorationconquestcolonizationindigenous peoplesChristianity Columbian Exchangefaunaflorapathogenscommunicable diseases

Expectations for Learning/Learning Targets Vocabulary  
 

Describe how European economic and cultural influence increased through explorations, conquests and colonization

I can define transoceanic linking and indigenous people.

I can explain how transoceanic linking impacted indigenous people.

I can distinguish similarities and differences of exploration, conquests and colonization.

I can identify the major European powers of the First Global Age.

I can summarize the economic influence of exploration, conquests and colonization. [All three are required.]

I can summarize the cultural influences of exploration, conquests and colonization.

Explainhow the Columbian Exchange reshaped previously unconnected societies in ways still evident  today. 

I can define the Columbian Exchange. (the exchange of fauna, flora and pathogens)

I can identify examples of European fauna from the Columbian Exchange.

I can identify examples of European flora from the Columbian Exchange.

I can identify examples of European pathogens from the Columbian Exchange.

I can identify examples of American Indian fauna from the Columbian Exchange.

I can identify examples of American Indian flora from the Columbian Exchange.

I can identify examples of American Indian pathogens from the Columbian Exchange.

I can explain the significance of the horse and the potato in the Columbian Exchange.

I can explain lasting impacts of the Columbian Exchange.