Unit 5 Emerging Global World

Native Americans,Exploration,and Scientist

Olmec

Started in 200 B.C, had a farmer economy, small elite government, located in Mexico an a religion that believe that the god was part Jaguar and part human. They created ceramic religious vessels and decorated seashells.

Mayan

Started in A.D 600,they were farmers and astronomers, polytheistic religion, they were located in El Salvador,and military government. They were skilled architects and engineer; built many steep pyramid shaped temples.

Aztec

Started in Central Mexico in A.D. 1478. Located in Texcoco, Tenoentitian. They had a military dominated government. The economy were farmers and warriors. Worshipped Quetzalcotl. They did metal working, pottery making, and weaving

Inca

Started around A.D 1500. Their government was ruled by an Inca Emperor. Their economy consisted of farmers. Their religion is polytheistic, were they worshipped the sun and the moon. They also made ceramics, textiles, and metals as arts and entertainment.

Zheng He

Sailed for China and led voyages to south pacific and the indian oceans.

Vasco da Gama

Led voyages to Portugal and sailed around Africa to land in Europe.

Christopher Columbus

He searched for a shorter route to Asia and sailed for Spain.

Ferdinand Magellan

Sailed for Portugal and named the pacific ocean first to circumnavigate the world.

James Cook

First european contact with Australia and Hawaii which sailed for England.

Samual De Champlain

Founded Quebec in Canada and sailed for France.

Columbian Exchange

Products, plants, animals, and diseases were travelled to the western and eastern hemisphere by trade.

The New World

North America and South America are known as the New World.

The Old World

All of Europe is known as the old world.

European exploration advances

The caravel, the astrolabe, and the compass advanced exploration because they made the boats faster and helped prevent the sailors from becoming lost during the day and the night.

Triangle Trade and the Middle Passage

Europe to Africa to the Americas; raw materials, manufactured goods, and slaves were traded through this.

Copernicus

Contribute the renaissances mathematician heliocentric theory/Law.

Galieo

Contribution the telescope.

Kepler

Helped with planetary motion.

Newton

Came up with the Universal Law of Gravitational