Historical processes of global change

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Historical processes of global change

  1. 1. Historical Processes of Global Change - Religion -Intermarriage and Diversity -Trade -Eurasian Hegemony
  2. 2. Peoples and Empires  -The African slave trade (starting in 1444) brought many Africans to the Americas  -They worked on plantations  - There was some intermarriage between the Europeans and the Africans  Charles V and Christian Roman emperors spread Christianity Charles V Slave trade
  3. 3. Guns, Germs, and Steel  According to Jared Diamond, Eurasia became hegemonic because of its favorable geographic location.  Eurasia has good weapons, immunity to diseases in which other peoples were not immune to, and good military organization.
  4. 4. The Columbian Exchange  Because of Columbus’ voyages, the Old and New world came together.  This was an exchange of people, crops, diseases, and ideas.  There were intermarriages between the Europeans and the Mesoamericans.
  5. 5. Spices and Other Things  Trade has connected people from all parts of the world.  A variety of goods have been traded throughout history including; the potato, sugar, cacao beans, coffee, drugs, and others.
  6. 6. Catastrophe!  David Keys believes that the eruption of the volcano called Krakatoa in the 6th century caused a drop in temperature because of the particles that blocked out the sun.  He believes this drop in temperature led to diseases.  Islam may have grown because people found refuge in this religion in the midst of the devastation they felt from diseases.
  7. 7. Catastrophe!  David Keys believes that the eruption of the volcano called Krakatoa in the 6th century caused a drop in temperature because of the particles that blocked out the sun.  He believes this drop in temperature led to diseases.  Islam may have grown because people found refuge in this religion in the midst of the devastation they felt from diseases.
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