God Gold Glory: The Age of Exploration

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  • 1. God, Gold, & Glory
    An Introduction to European Exploration & Expansion
  • 2. Motives
    The 3 G’s
    God
    religious fervor
    convert natives
    Gold
    expand trade - esp. spices & precious metals
    profit
    Glory
    adventure
    power
    national pride
  • 3. Means
    Mid-1400s
    European monarchs had MORE:
    Power
    Resources
    Advanced technology
    Pair/Share: Based on our last unit, why do you think the above is true?
  • 4. Portugal
    Early leader
    Sailed eastward
    --> India (spice trade)
  • 5. Vasco da Gama
    Cape of Good Hope
    Secured control of spice trade
    Took from Muslims
    HUGE $$$
  • 6. Prince Henry the Navigator
    Instrumental
    Patronage led to major technological advances (p. 197)
  • 7. Spain
    Sailed westward
    Seeking route --> Asia
    Spain
    Portugal
  • 8. Christopher Columbus
    Earth not so big
    Queen Isabella
    4 voyages - all end up in the Caribbean
  • 9. Ferdinand Magellan
    1519 - 1st to circumnavigate the globe (sort of)
  • 10. Spain in the Americas
    Conquistadors - the Spanish conquerors of the Americas
    Gifts from Spain
  • 11. Encomienda System
    Aztec & Inca civilizations destroyed
    Spanish control
    Subjects of Queen
    Encomienda - the right of landowners to use Native Americans as laborers
    Protection - required but not followed
  • 12. Columbian Exchange
    The exchange of plants and animals between Europe and the Americas
    Europe --> Americas
    Horses, cattle, & wheat
    Americas --> Europe
    Potatoes, cocoa, corn, tomatoes, & tobacco
    Transformed economic activity
  • 13. European Rivals
    Dutch
    French
    British
  • 14. Reading
    Read pages 208-211 (section 3 “Colonial Latin America”)
    Write the definitions for the following words in your notebook:
    Peninsulares
    Creole
    Mestizos
    Mulattoes
    Mita