Unit Guide, Chapter 19 [Print Version]
The Age of Exploration (1400-1700)

7.11 Students analyze the political and economic change in the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries (the Age of Exploration, the Enlightenment, and the Age of Reason).

Mr. Ruiz
World History
Lesson Read Pages High-Use Academic Words (Text pg. 533) Key Terms (Glossary) Key People Homework Questions Notebook Page Due Date
Vocabulary Cards Complete vocabulary cards for each of the high use academic words and key terms and people listed below. Use a rubber band or paper clip to hold your cards together. There are 30 words for this chapter. ___/___
Title Page Create a title page for the unit which includes the name of the unit and design an illustration relating to the unit. It must be colored to receive credit.
Title: The Age of Exploration
19.1-The Voyages of Discovery 534-539
  • modify
  • predict
  • cartography
  • circumnavigate
  • Vasco da Gama
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Amerigo Vespucci
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • All CP and CYP-
    33 ___/___
    19.2-The Conquest of the Americas 542-546
  • vital
  • enrich
  • coloization
  • conquistador
  • bullion
  • immunity
  • Moctezuma
  • Hernan Cortes
  • Francisco Pizarro
  • Atahualpa
  • All CP and CYP-
    35 ___/___
    19.3-The Planting of Colonies 547-551
  • hemisphere
  • grant
  • missionary
  • mission
  • Columbian Excange
  • -
  • All CP and CYP-
    37 ___/___
    19.4-The Origins of Modern Capitalism 552-557
  • efficient
  • circulate
  • capitalism
  • cottage industry
  • traditional economy
  • market economy
  • mercantilism
  • -
  • All CP and CYP-
    39 ___/___
    Other Important Information/Notes:
    ***You must complete your vocabulary card assignment first!
    Instructions for Textbook Homework Assignments There are four parts to a homework assignment:
    1. Read the pages from your textbook (it is highly recommended that you read each assignment at least twice).
    2. Answer the checkpoint questions found in the section that you are reading.
    3. Answer the questions at the back of section. (Sometimes specific questions are listed, but sometimes it will be all of the questions).
    4. Write the question then skip the line and write your response.