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Modern World History: Age of Exploration: Home



  • The Renaissance and Exploration
  • Technology of Exploration
  • Transfer of Animals via Columbian Exchange
  • Transfer of Plants via Columbian Exchange
  • Transfer of Ideas/Culture via Columbian Exchange
  • Transfer of Diseases via Columbian Exchange
  • Development of the Atlantic Economy
  • Gold and other Precious Metals in the New World
  • The Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Exploration and Geopolitics (Power)
  • Science and Medicine during the Age of Exploration
  • European-Native American Relationships
  • Cultural Fusion/Diffusion
  • Plagues of the Age of Exploration
  • Growth of Slavery
  • Discoveries of the Age of Exploration


The following databases will CITE the source for you in Chicago format.  However, each database does it a little differently.  See the box below for details about each.  It is a HUGE time saver.

Annotated Bibliography Process

Database Passwords

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Database Passwords

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