Bell Ringer 1.1 In your own words create a definition for the following words: Culture Economy Culture: A set of shared values, beliefs, and practices of a group. Economy: The production, exchange, and distribution, and consumption of goods.
The Native Americans Lifestyle Adapted to their environment Nomad hunters in the North Southern tribes farmed, fished, and hunted Cultural Beliefs Family more important than wealth Barter economy: No money No concept of land ownership
Peasants loyal to their lord, lord loyal to the King
The European World B. Social Change Middle class grows in Europe Magna Carta signed by English nobles forcing king to share power
The European World D. Rise of Nations Kings consolidate local towns into nations (Countries/Kingdoms) Nations compete for trade Exploration and expansion becomes a competition
The West African World A. Culture Kinship groups centers of society Religion based in nature and ancestry B. Kingdoms and Trade Kingdoms in West Africa similar in size to South America Islam spreads into Africa with trade
The West African World C. Slavery in Africa Believed in property but not land ownership Slaves held by Africans treated as servants but not as property
The Columbian Exchange 1492 European ideas spread to America Natives taken into captivity; Many die from European diseases North America open to European expansion.
Section Review Of the three worlds discussed today, which two are the most similar? Explain what makes those two worlds similar. How will the differing beliefs about land ownership affect the relationship between the three worlds? What document forced the King of England to share power with his nobles?