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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WORLD HISTORY : ESSENTIALS OF UPTO 1500

WORLD HISTORY : ESSENTIALS OF UPTO 1500

World history is the story of human experience. It is a story of how people, ideas, and goods spread across the earth creating our past and our present. To help us better understand this experience, we will divide history into four main eras: prehistory, ancient times, middle ages, and modern times. Origin of World History Our story begins during prehistory in east Africa where human life began. From Africa humans spread to Eurasia (Europe and Asia), to Australia, and finally to the Americas. Human migration was one of the great waves of history. During…

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