Significance of 1492: Keyword Answers
1. 400th: Columbian Exhibition; mythical figure; explorer; discoverer; Spread Christian
500th: imperialism, colonialism, conquest; mourn for millions dead
2. Meeting of 2 worlds: new foods, global trade, increase European markets, changed environment, death and disease, progress
3. Disease: no natural immunities to measles, small pox; 50-90% died
4. Progress: New World=innocent, uncorrupted; visions of a perfect future
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