Houghton Mifflin Social Studies
Across the Centuries

Lesson at a Glance
Chapter 14, Lesson 1: Exploring, Trading, and Converting (pp. 364-370)

The Big Idea
Framework Concept: Scarcity As Europeans gained a better understanding of geography, they began to explore new ways to acquire scarce luxury items from the East and to spread Christianity.

Lesson Outline
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