Presentation on theme: "TOPIC: Revival of Trade in the 1500s."— Presentation transcript:
1 TOPIC: Revival of Trade in the 1500s. AIM: What factors made cities into important and wealthy trading centers?Do Now: “New York City was once a a major trading center. What advantage does New York City have for trading? Write your answer.
2 Instructional Objectives We will be able to:Understand the impact geography had on the cities of Venice, Cairo and CantonExplain how Europe experienced an economic recovery.Agenda:Do NowNotes and Mini-lectureGuided Reading ActivitySummary
3 What factors led to increased global trade from 1200s and the 1500s? Beginning in the late 1200s, global trade and interactions increasedThe Ming dynasty prospered and China traded by both land and seaGoods from the east moved to Africa and Asia Minor and then to EuropeCities in Asia, Africa, and Europe grew, coastal cities transported goods to the interiorPortugal began to search for new routes to Asia
4 What is “Globalization”? What were some of the major trade centers and trade routes from the 1200s to the 1500s?1) Across the Indian Ocean2) Overland between east and west via the Silk Road3) Across theMediterranean SeaWhat is “Globalization”?
5 What do these images show about life in European coastal towns during the 1500s?
7 Venice, ItalyThis city’s location on the coast allowed it to control trade between the Mediterranean Sea and Western Europe.Middle Eastern goods were shipped to Venice and then taken by carriage to Western Europe
8 Canton, ChinaThis city on China’s southern coastline controlled river trade inside China as well as oceangoing foreign trade from Europe
9 Cairo, EgyptThis city on Africa’s northern coast is located on the Nile River. This allowed easy access for foreign trading ships traveling from Europe.
11 Summary QuestionsWhat effects did the agricultural revolution have during the middle ages?What is globalization?What role did towns and cities play in expanding world trade and globalization?What new technologies helped bring an economic recovery in Europe?What evidence is there that the high middle ages were a time of economic growth?