PERIOD 4

1450 C.E. to 1750 C.E.

  • 4.1 Globalizing Networks of Communication and Exchange 

  • 4.2 New Forms of Social Organization and Modes of Production 

  • 4.3 State Consolidation and Imperial Expansion 

Key Concepts

  • Caravel
  • Prince Henry
  • Columbus
  • Royal Charter Companies
  • Mercantilism
  • Joint Stock Companies
  • Columbian Exchange
  • Potatoes
  • Maize
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Encomienda
  • Hacienda
  • Creo
  • Daimyo
  • Safavid
  • Casta Paintings
  • Gunpowder
  • Manchu
  • Mughal
  • Ottoman
  • Thirty Years War
  • Little Ice Age
  • Reformation

Review Materials for Period 4

  • Venice & Ottomans
  • Russia
  • 15th Century Mariners
  • Renaissance
  • Columbian Exchange
  • Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Spanish Empire
  • Thirty Years War
  • Captain Cook

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