World History I

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. and Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
2017-18: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

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Chapter 16: The Acceleration of Global Contact
1450 to 1600

63: Wed, May 2, 2018

Please post in the forum for the day a short essay in response to this question:

The foundation of colonies implicitly has some interesting ramifications for community. In a sense, a colony is a transposition of the culture and political structure of the mother country; it also inevitably brings that culture into a unique contact with a different culture elsewhere in the world, with results that are sometimes good and sometimes not, but almost always unpredictable. What are some of those consequences that might not have been foreseen from the outset, but which shaped the global community for generations to come? Consider: