Readings and Resources
Articles & Websites:
Nunn, N., & Qian, N. (2010). The Columbian Exchange: A History of Disease, Food, and Ideas . Journal of Economic Perspectives. 24(2), 163-188.
Wisconsin Historical Society. (2019). Age of Exploration . Wisconsin Historical Society.
Develop an understanding of the geography and settlement of Native American tribes before the arrival of Europeans.
Native American societies before contact | Period 1: 1491-1607 | AP US History | Khan Academy
Develop and understanding of the life of Christopher Columbus and his impact on indigenous people and Europe.
Develop an understanding of the causes and history of transatlantic trade and its impact on three continents.
Effects of transatlantic voyages, 1492-1607 | Khan Academy | AP US History
Locks, C., Mergel, S., Roseman, P., & Spike, T. (2013). History in the making: A history of the people of the United States of America to 1877 . Atlanta: UNG Press Books.
· Chapter 1: United States History Before Columbus
· Chapter 2: The Global Context: Asia, Europe, and Africa in the Early Modern Era (pages 30-36; 46-60)
· Chapter 3: Initial Contact & Conquest