Era 6 Standard 1
How the transoceanic interlinking of all major regions of the world from 1450-1600 led to global transformations.
Era 6 Standard 1B
The student understands the encounters between Europeans and peoples of Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, and the Americas in the late 15th and early 16th centuries.
Era 6 Standard 1.B.1
Analyze Portuguese maritime expansion to Africa, India, and Southeast Asia and interactions between the Portuguese and the peoples of these regions.
Era 6 Standard 1.B.2
Compare the success of the Ottoman, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, and Siamese (Thai) powers in restricting European commercial, military, and political penetration.
Era 6 Standard 1.B.3
Describe the political and military collision between the Spanish and the Aztec and Inca empires and analyze why these empires collapsed.
Which standards could these two activities be used for (have you already done them?)
Era 6 Standard 1.B.4
Explain the founding and organization of Spanish and Portuguese colonial empires in the Americas and Southeast Asia and assess the role of the Catholic Church in colonial administration and policies regarding indigenous populations
From one of Las Casas' books. Notice the priest baptizing one of the dying babies being eaten by the Spanish "war dog".
The Natives of Cumaná attack the mission after Gonzalez de Ocampo's slaving raid. Colored copperplate by Theodor de Bry, published in the "Relación brevissima"