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Sol Standards »WHI.10 »The student will demonstrate knowledge of civilizations and empires of the Eastern Hemisphere and their interactions through regional trade patterns by »a) locating major trade routes; » b) identifying technological advances and transfers, networks of economic interdependence, and cultural interactions Standard(s) of Learning
AIM: Was the Silk Road the internet highway of the ancient world? DO NOW: Read and answer the multiple choice question. In China, Confucianism emphasized the idea that a. Equality should exist between all members of society. b. Individual goals should be placed ahead of the needs of the group c. Harmony could be achieved by the proper behavior of each member of a family or society. d. Heaven could be attained by prayer, meditation and good deeds. HW: Answer the AIM in one paragraph. (6-8 sentences)
WHAT DO WE GET FROM THE INTERNET? INTERNET Buy & sell goods on EBAY, AMAZON, etc. Entertainment: video games, music, movies, etc. E-mail anyone in the world/ MySpace / YouTube Research to gain more knowledge & information about a topic Meet people / online dating Online banking $$$$$$ Google Earth / Mapquest
#1 GLOBALIZATION- described as a process by which the people of the world are unified into a single society and functioning together. The internet promotes globalization in the world today.
1.What do you see? 2.How can we compare this to the internet of today? 3.Why was this important to global history?
THE HAN DYNASTY, LED BY A PEASANT NAMED GAO ZU, OVERTHREW THE QIN DYNASTY IN 206 B.C.
#2 SILK ROAD - a 4,000 mile trade route that stretched from China to the Fertile Crescent in southwestern Asia (opened up by the Han Dynasty)
ITEMS TRADED ALONG THE SILK ROADOUD BACTRIAN CAMELS GLASS CARPETS METAL WORK PORCELAIN JADE SPICES SILK
#3 MERCHANT - a person whose job is to buy, sell & trade goods. (salesman or businessman)
WHY DID THE HAN FAMILY OPENED UP THIS TRADE ROUTE? THE CHINESE WANTED TO MAKE A PROFIT ($) FROM SELLING SILK.
CULTURAL DIFFUSION - the exchanging of goods and ideas from one culture to another usually done through trade and war. THE SILK ROAD IS AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF CULTURAL DIFFUSION. WHY?
Trans-Saharan Trade A series of powerful trading kingdoms emerged in West Africa. The West African kingdoms controlled important trade routes that connected North Africa and West Africa. Beginning of Trans-Saharan Trade North Africa was rich in the salt that West Africa lacked. West Africa was rich in gold. The Trans-Saharan trade led to an exchange of salt for gold.
Trade Routes Exchanged: Goods Gold from West Africa Spices from lands around the Indian Ocean Textiles from India, China, the Middle East, and Europe Porcelain from China and Persia Amber from the Baltic region
Trade Routes Exhanged: Technology Paper from China New crops from India: Sugar Waterwheels & windmills from the Middle East Navigation devices: Compass from China, Lateen sail from India
Trade Routes Exchanged: Ideas Spread of Religions: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam Printing and paper money from China Disease: Bubonic Plague