Traditions and Encounters, AP Edition (Bentley), 5th Edition

Chapter 22: Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections

Learning Objectives

When you have finished studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain the motives and key features of technology behind European maritime exploration and expansion.
  • Compare and contrast key European explorations of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans.
  • Explain the origins and features of trading-post empires.
  • Compare and contrast Portuguese, English, and Dutch conquests in southeast Asia.
  • Explain the development of the Russian empire in Asia.
  • Understand and discuss the connections between commercial rivalries and the Seven Years’ War.
  • Explain and identify key features of the Columbian exchange.
  • Outline the origins of the global trade network.
Traditions & Encounters, 5e
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