Jack E. Maxfield's A Comprehensive Outline of World History
Read chapter 30 on pages 517–564. This textbook will give you a general overview of the time periods that we will address in this course. It is organized chronologically and geographically. Each chapter offers a brief summary of the major historical events and trends that occurred throughout the world over the course of a 100-year period.
First, we will cover the 16th century (1501–1600). We will examine the impact of European trade and colonization efforts on the peoples of Asia and the Americas.