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Readings For World Civilizations II

Readings for September 4th, 2015: The Age of Exploration

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( 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?


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