Great Age of Exploration DVD

United Learning

SKU: DC024162
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 31
Copyright: 1998

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This very useful two-part program for grades nine through twelve takes students through the history of the Great Age of Exploration, focusing on the period from 1400 to mid-1550s. Using animated maps, historic artwork, and live-action on-location video, students learn about the shift from the Medieval to the Renaissance era, the trade of Asian luxury goods, Prince Henry the Navigator, the early slave trade, the voyages of Christopher Columbus, Vasco da Gama, Bartholomew Diaz, Amerigo Vespucci, John Cabot, Ferdinand Magellan, the conquests of Cortes and Pizarro, and the impact European discovery had on Native Americans.