HIS 111
Unit 15:  Final Exam

Arenal volcano (Volcán Arenal), a "young volcano" in Costa Rica; photo credit Viraj David.
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What you must do in this unit What you can do in this unit
  • You may listen to some further information about the Voyages of Exploration from the HIS 101 course.
  • Listen to some further information about this unit as a mp3 file.  You can also read the information as a txt file.
Some videos that you can watch for this unit Extra Credit Options
  • For up to 5 points of extra credit, you can submit the answers to the Columbus Journal study questions.  Please write in formal, complete sentences.
  • For extra credit up to 5 points, we are collecting pictures of McDonalds restaurants from locations around the world (not in the US) for some remarks about the spread of pop culture in the world. If you are willing to send any photos (It must be a photo that you have taken yourself.), you will receive credit if we use the photo. Please attach the photo to an email to Professor Evans at cevans@nvcc.edu
Unit Learning Objectives
  • Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to (1) identify some of the motivations for Europeans to undertake the voyages of of exploration, (2) describe the characteristics of America, Africa and Asia when these areas were "discovered" by Europeans and (3) analyze a historical primary source.

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