World History Agenda Name: ___________________________
By the 15
century world we will be studying, certain areas of the world were much more technologically advanced than others. For example, Europe and Asia were, on the whole, more technologically advanced than Africa or the Americas. In your opinion, rank the importance of the following factors in allowing for greater technologically advancement: - Superior intelligence - Greater access to trade and communication - More forgiving geography - Dumb luck __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________
BONUS: How would you guess that historians’ answer
s to this question have changed over time? __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________
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20 Minutes Textbook Reading
Guided Notes - Formative Group Project Directions:
You are going to receive a list of 7 objects that you and your team of archeologists found at a site in the Americas. You are to use this list to identify the following features of their civilization:
How did my civilization communicate? Could they write stories, tell stories or draw pictures?
How did my civilization worship? Did they have a religion with one God or many Gods? What can we know about it?
How did my civilization find food? Did they farm? Were they hunter gatherers?
Was my civilization warlike or peaceful?
How old is my civilization?