Stearns – Chapter Sixteen

 Read Chapter SIXTEEN: The World Economy. in your textbook and answer any SIX of the following inquiries in complete sentences.  Your responses must be either typewritten double spaced, or neatly written in blue or black ink. Responses written in pencil or odd colored inks will not be accepted.  You may email your responses if wish at your own risk, but you are responsible whether your responses are received or not.

1.  What technological innovations made the global domination of the West possible?

2.  Describe the early exploration of the world by the West.

3.  What was the “Columbian Exchange?”

4.  Define the terms “core area” and “independent zone.”

5.  What areas remained outside the new global economy prior to 1600? What areas were   added in the seventeenth century?

6.  How did British and French North America differ from other European colonies?

7.  What were the results of the creation of a World Economy?