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History 102

by: Katelyn Burkett

History 102 HISTORY 102 - 0002

Katelyn Burkett
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
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two weeks worth of notes from lecture. 15th century
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Date Created: 02/23/16
5  Century A.D.­ Roman Empire collapses in west A. Germany to the west reach the dark ages Dark Ages­ the Gov’t splits into 1000 small Gov’t (Anarchy) Manor war lord “Lord of the Manor”­ controls territory in tiny villages A. People are terrorized and in need of nights to protect them B. Property is combined by marriage Nation State (Year: 1000 A.D.)­ One nation is a state (France, Italy) that shares language and culture. Arabia 7  Century­ East/South of Europe  a. Mohamed receives command from God to create Koran and spread the truth. Islam Palestine­ place were follower spread faith with military. a. Jesus was born in Europe Palestine  Crusades­ Cultural/military clash of Palestine King Richard­ Christians who is killed by Muslims King John­ (brother of Richard) created Magna Carter in 1215 a. Protect people with property from King John b. Property owners from parliament Silk, Spices, preservatives (salt)­ soldiers discover this and make money off Muslims  a. Develop trade b. Silk comes from China and Spices from India Capitalism­ banks: insurance company A. Begins in Italy ( Venice East Genoa West) Genghis Khan­ Told by God to attack China; they moved west to Europe  a. Mongol Empire (present Poland to Pacific ocean) 1250’s: Mongol Empire becomes trading Empire A. Undercut Arabs B. Trade with Europe Asia, India Crusades Ottoman Turks migrate to Anatolian Peninsula A. Today this is Turkey B. They embrace new Religion Islam 14  Century A. Mongolians loss power a. Ottomans Charge taxes (tariffs on silks and spices to support gov’t Portugal­ Suffers greatly (even today) a. Their main export is cork Prince Henry (Portuguese) known as “Prince Henry the Navigator” Finds new trade rout A. Africa has southern end  B. They want it for goods  C. New trade route is around Africa School of Navigators­ Mariners trained in West technology of Navigation A. Sail longer distances B. Believe that someone will eventually find best route  C. 1400’s began the process of finding the best route to Asia Slave trade­ goes from north to south Europe *Chiristophero Columbus (Genoa) A.  Portugal would not let him be captain B. Instead of going south he goes west to reach Asia C. He believed there were islands along the way France­ Columbus goes to their gov’t for help *this is problem because France adopted universities University­ Provide scholarly work and natural history a. Liberal arts b. France says no Spain­ the next gov’t that Columbus asks Islam vs. Christianity war (800­1492) Moors­ Muslims who are Spanish Spanish win and expel Jewish from Spain King Ferdinan and Queen Isabella A. At a disadvantage because of war B. Do not have University advisors C. Columbus tricked them into sponsoring ships *Late summer of 1492 Columbus sails west


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