The Explorers

 

 

Art this site: http://members.aol.com/jdremmell/ch18.html

 

1 What were the motives of the early explorers ?

 

 

2 At this site: http://www3.ns.sympatico.ca/educate/explorer.htm

Choose five of the explores from this site (not Columbus) and describe their major accomplishments and their effect on both the society of their own time and up to the present.

3 Go to these sites http://www.millersv.edu/~columbus/data/his/ACHEN-01.HIS

http://www.millersv.edu/~columbus/data/his/ALEXAN01.HIS

After reading these essays, you are to write (in your own words), using specific examples to back up your opinion, your own essay on the following question: "How should history remember Columbus?"

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/slavery.htm

Why were the sugar and slave trades so closely related ? Explain.

Briefly (2-3 paragraphs) describe the "Middle Passage" What was its effect on the the New World

 

 http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/slavery.htm

Choose a topic from the above site, and a source that you find on your own, and write a one page essay.