Here is a reading on Peter the Great. Answer the four questions at the end of the reading and submit to schoology. Responses are due at the start of the next class period.
Here is the reading guide for chapter 21. This is labeled ch 18, but it is for chapter 21. Disregard the pages. The maps are on page 481 and 332. This reading guide is credited to Ms. Hou from RGHS.
Here are three readings for Chapter 20. Please answer the questions that go with each reading. This assignment will be due at the beginning of the next class period.
Appeal to the King of Portugal
What exactly is the complaint of the King of Kongo? What seems to be the impact of Portuguese traders (factors) in the Congo? What does King Affonso want the King of Portugal to do?
What were the ways Bosman received slaves? Which method does he prefer? What are the comparisons of Dutch ships and those of other Europeans?
How was slavery in Africa different from slavery in America? What were the worst aspects of the Atlantic slave trades according to the author? Why does Equiano address his audience as “nominal Christians”?
In your group answer the following questions on Latin America.
- In what sense can it be said that the nature of the Latin American colonies was simply a reflection of Iberian society? Be sure to address at least 3 different characteristics (cultural, political, religious, economic, etc)
2. Compare and contrast the colonies of Spanish America with Portuguese Brazil.
3. Compare Latin American labor systems with either Russian or feudal European practices.
4. Compare the Spanish conquest of the Americas with one of the following…
-Post-Classical Arab conquest of the Middle East
-Classical Roman conquest of the Mediterranean world
-Mongol conquest of the Eastern World
5. How did Latin American demography and environment change from Pre-Columbian times through the era of Spanish/Portuguese colonization?
Here is the Ch 19 reading guide. This is aid in the chapter and help with quizzes, tests, and essays. This reading guide is credited to Ms. Hou from RGHS.
Select one person or event and choose one of the following tasks to complete. This project will be extra credit, you do not have to complete it. The project will be due on 10/30 at the start of class.
Moviemaker (1 person)
Write a one page “pitch” to a producer explaining why the story of the person or event would make a great movie.
Collage (1 person)
Create a collage around a person or event.
Timeline (1 person)
Create a timeline that includes both the events in the novel and historical information of the time. Try using Post-Its on a whiteboard or butcher paper!
Board game (2 to 3 people)
Design a board game on a person or event.
Trailer (2 to 3 people)
Movie previews always offer a quick sequence of the best moments that make us want to watch it.
Sing me a song (1 person)
Write a song/ballad about the person or event.
One Act Play (1 to 3 people)
Write and perform a one act play. The play needs to be at least 3 minutes long and everyone must perform.
Events and People
Gold and Silver-Impact on world
John Calvin and Calvinism
Renaissance, either Italian or Northern
Here is the reading guide for Ch. 18. This reading is for your use. Use this to help with the readings and prepare questions. This reading guide is credited to Ms. Hou from RGHS.
Please be able to discuss the following questions, in class.
What technological innovations made the global domination of the West possible?
Define the terms “core area” and “dependent zone.”
How did British and French North America differ from other European colonies?
What were the results of the creation of a world economy?