Readings For World Civilizations II
Readings for September 4th, 2015: The Age of Exploration
( Map: The known world in 1450)
Bartolome De Las Casas: In Defense of The Indians:
The Writings of Christopher Columbus:
Questions for Readings: How do the writings of Christopher Columbus and Bartolome De Las Casas differ in their perspective on Native Peoples?
Readings for August 27th, 2015: The Black Plague and The Protestant Reformation
Martin Luther, The Freedom of a Christian:
Overview of The Black Death:
Questions to answer:
What was the overall effect on European society due to The Black Death?
What do you think Luther means by "Freedom" of a Christian person?
What are some of the ways that he criticizes the Catholic Church and advocates for a different way?