It is best if you use different colors of note cards (one color for each time period)
Front (unlined side)
Write the event and the date
Define the event
Back of card (Lined side)
Contextualization: How does this particular event represent the general theme or context of the time period.
(Early Modern = Global Interaction)
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Front of Card:
Battle of Lepanto
The Battle of Lepanto was a joint effort with the Venetian merchants and the Spanish navy that defeated the Ottoman navy in the Mediterranean Sea.
Back of the Card:
Contextualization: The Battle of Lepanto represents the Early Modern Period because of the competition over trade routes, state rivalries, and local resistance.
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