What was the Transatlantic World like on the eve of the European Age of Discovery? And how did this change over the following 200 years? Explain how the process of exploration, settlement, and expansion was crucial to the development of the modern world as we know it today. You will want to touch on the conditions of life in Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Your essay should be at least 700 words and should incorporate specific details from the reading in your description of the cultures before tying it all together to explain the transition into the modern world in your conclusion.