ESSENTIALS OF WORLD HISTORY FROM 1500 TO PRESENT

ESSENTIALS OF WORLD HISTORY FROM 1500 TO PRESENT

The 1500s and 1600s: Clash of Civilizations (LOCATIONS: Russia, England, Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, Latin America, West Indies, China) The Modern World history The great European voyages of discovery ushered in a new age of world history, the modern age that continues to the present day. This was the first truly global age when ships from Europe sailed the world’s oceans bringing together the Old World and the New. The consequences were enormous: populations in the Americas were destroyed and replaced by newcomers from distant lands, international trade swelled, and people the world over started…

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