Time Period III

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Time Period III
600 CE – 1450 CE
Main Ideas
• 3.1 = Exchange and communication networks
expand and intensify
• 3.2 = State formation and interactions
experiences changes and continuities
• 3.3 = Economic productive capacity increases
and causes a lot of changes
Main Topics Covered
Islam comes into being
Islamic armies conquer & create empires
The Byzantine Empire = Rome continued in the East
Europe experiences disruption and new cultural forms
(Vikings, feudalism, & the rise of Roman Catholic Christianity);
Russia’s culture looks to Byzantium
Tang and Song Dynasty China drive economic innovation
(flying money, paper money, banking, & mass production)
In the Americas, huge new empires develop (Maya & later
Aztec & Inca)
In West Africa, huge new empires develop & are in contact
with the Islamic world (Ghana, Mali, Songhai)
The Mongols cause huge amounts of exchange & stability and
also chaos and disruption of older patterns of empire
Time Period IV
Main Ideas
• 4.1 – Communication and exchange networks finally
become truly global and new systems develop (Columbian
Exchange, silver, Atlantic System, mercantilism, joint-stock
• 4.2 – New ways to organize society and produce goods are
developed (indentured servitude, chattel slavery &
serfdom, new ethnic categories develop as the world’s
peoples mix)
• 4.3 – States consolidate their power and empires become
bigger and more centralized (art & architecture legitimize
rule, bureaucracy is more developed, religious rituals, tax
farming & tribute-taking, HUGE land-based empires, new
sea-based empires of Europe)
Main Topics Covered
• European & Ming Dynasty Renaissance & Exploration
• European new contacts with West Africa, IOMS, &
Conquest of American Indian Empires
• European Protestant & Catholic Reformation
• New Colonial Societies in the Americas
• Columbian Exchange (global event)
• Atlantic System (global event & causing European changes,
• The New World Economy (sugar & slaves, silver to Asia,
Asian production going up of luxury goods)
• Land & Sea-based Empires (Land: Ottoman, Safavid,
Mughal, Tokugawa, Qing, Russia; Sea: Portugal, Spain,
Netherlands, France, Britain)