AP TEST REVIEW Session 4 1450 – 1750 C.E. Global Interactions. Overall Themes. Absolutism: centralized governments with a very powerful monarch Global Trade: now the Americas are involved and it is truly GLOBAL (1492 changed everything) Core-Periphery Theory on full display
Seriously, you mean to tell me that all three Gunpowder Empires let European powers handle all their naval support and sea trade in an era of unprecedented global maritime trade and imperialism?
As the Ming are pulling back and becoming isolationist in nature, the powers of the West are just beginning to explore their world in order to conquer it…