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.
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.
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”
Better Maps [Portulan]
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