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The Aztecs believed that they lived in the age of the Fifth Sun. Four times previously, they wrote, the earth and all the people who lived on it had been destroyed. They predicted that their own world would end in earthquakes and hunger. In the Aztec year Thirteen Flint, volcanoes erupted, sickness and hunger spread, wild beasts attacked children, and an eclipse of the sun darkened the sky. Did some priest wonder whether the Fifth Sun was approaching its end? In time, the Aztecs learned that Thirteen Flint was called, by Europeans, 1492.
The European generally credited with “discovering” North America is Zuan Cabboto, known today as John Cabot. More precisely, Cabot |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||| brought to Europe the ﬁrst formal knowledge of the northern contiJohn Cabot’s nental coastline and claimed the Explorations land for England. ” He named the continent after Amerigo Vespucci, the Italian explorer who realized that he had reached a “new world” rather than islands off the coast of Asia. (John Carter Brown Library at Brown University) 21 22 Chapter 1 Three Old Worlds Create a New | 1492–1600 ▲ Artifacts from L’Anse aux Meadows, Newfoundland, a site the Norse called Straumond.
The disease then recurred with particular severity in the 1360s and 1370s. Although no precise ﬁgures are available and the impact of the Black Death varied from region to region, the best estimate is that fully one-third of Europe’s people died during those terrible years. A precipitous economic decline followed—in some regions more than half of the European Societies ▲ Daily life in early sixteenth-century Portugal, as illustrated in a manuscript prayer book. At top a prosperous family shares a meal being served by an African slave.
A People and a Nation: Volume I to 1877 by Mary Beth Norton, Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff