The Global Age

The Global Age (1450-1770 CE)

Europeans started to explore the world landing in the western hemisphere and interacting with the Native Americans they found there. The Regents wants you to know that the Native American peoples had complex civilizations before the Europeans showed up. When in doubt pick the "feel good" answer! .

Precolumbian refers to anything going on in the Americas before Columbus landed there in 1492 CE.

Precolumbian refers to anything going on in the Americas before Columbus landed there in 1492 CE.

The Columbian Exchange = People who lived in Europe were able to get things that they normally would not be able to. Their quality of life increased greatly.

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