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 1C
The student understands the consequences of the worldwide exchange of flora, fauna, and pathogens.
Era 6 Standard 1.C.1
Assess ways in which the exchange of plants and animals around the world in the late 15th and the 16th centuries affected European, Asian, African, and American Indian societies and commerce.
Activity/Lesson Suggestion by Mr. Fulbright- the Columbian Exchange Card Game. Ask him for the cards, and if possible find other students to play the game with.
Columbian Exchange Online Resources
Era 6 Standard 1.C.2
Analyze why the introduction of new disease microorganisms in the Americas after 1492 had such devastating demographic and social effects on American Indian populations.
Era 6 Standard 1.C.3
Assess the effects that knowledge of the peoples, geography, and natural environment of the Americas had on European religious and intellectual life.