Topic 2 Studying

Chapter 2 Study Guide

  • Compare the Asante Kingdom to that of Ming China
  • How did Chinese react to Englishman Macartney,

according to the textbook?

  • Identify the causes of European exploration—why did they explore?
  • What was the interaction between Cortez and Moctezuma?
  • What was the slave trade like?
  • What was the Treaty of Tordesillas—

think who, what, where, when, why?

  • Where/when were the kingdoms of Kongo? Oyo? Asante? Ming?

What products did they trade?

  • Who was Ferdinand Magellan and what did he accomplish?
    Who was Columbus & what did he accomplish?
  • Who were the Boers and how were they similar to the Portuguese traders?
  • Why was Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz significant?