Focus:. Please pick up the Vocabulary sheet in the front of the room: Complete only the column “Context Clues” using only the example sentence. Courage. The ability to do that which you fear Bravery, Valor, audacity.
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Please pick up the Vocabulary sheet in the front of the room: Complete only the column “Context Clues” using only the example sentence.
Courage – With great courage Columbus accidentally discovered the new world
Ignorance – It was because of ignorance, not stupidity, that Columbus’s men subjugated the native Arawak people.
Subjugate – Once subjugated the Awarwak people were forced to search and produce gold for Columbus.
Genocide – Due to Columbus’ ignorance, he committed mass genocide against the Arawak tribe nearly eliminating the tribe from existence
Conquest- The Spanish conquest of the New world was a direct result of Columbus’ mistake.
Bias – Historians display bias by making anecdotes of major events in history
Anecdote – In Morrison’s book “Christopher Columbus, Mariner” Morrison tells an Anecdote of the Arawak genocide, revealing his bias.
Anonymous – Because the author remained anonymous, we could not discover biases in their writing.
Benevolent – Columbus was far from being a benevolent dictator in Haiti
Collaborate – Co-workers who are benevolent are much more likely to collaborate on projects than those who are apprehensive.
Knowledge – You must seek knowledge like you will live forever.
Understand – While I may know what the question is asking I may not understand how to answer the question
Apply – While I may have incredible knowledge without the ability to apply that knowledge I lack wisdom
Analyze – mechanics have to analyze the engine in a car in order to figure out the solution to the car’s troubles.
Evaluate – You must evaluate where you are in life constantly in order to reassess if you need to change your course.
Indirect Causes of
Motives for European Exploration
Crusades = by-pass intermediaries to get to Asia.
Renaissance = curiosity about other lands and peoples.
Reformation = refugees & missionaries.
Monarchs seeking new sources of revenue.
Fame and fortune.
Leonardo da Vinci
A time of rebirth in Western Civilization “intellectual enlightenment”
New Maritime Technologies
Better Maps [Portulan]
New Weapons Technology
Direct Causes = 3 G’s
The 3 motives reinforce each other
1400 TO 1600
Columbian Exchangeor the transfer of goods involved 3 continents, Americas, Europe and Africa
* Squash * Avocado * Peppers * Sweet Potatoes* Turkey * Pumpkin * Tobacco * Quinine* Cocoa * Pineapple * Cassava * POTATO* Peanut * Tomato * Vanilla * MAIZE * Syphillis
* Olive * Coffee Beans * Banana * Rice* Onion * Turnip * Honeybee * Barley* Grape * Peach * Sugar Cane * Oats* Citrus Fruits * Pear * Wheat * HORSE* Cattle * Sheep * Pig * Smallpox* Flu * Typhus * Measles * Malaria* Diptheria * Whooping Cough