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Unit 2 Frames (5:06)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 01:04 What, according to this video, did the world generally look like from 1200-1450?
  2. 02:13 What mighty empire emerged early in this era and what territories did it include?
  3. 03:18 In what ways did large empires allow for the creation and expansion of long-distance trade routes, and how did these routes transform societies?
  4. 03:39 In what ways did the network based on the Islamic faith in Afro-Eurasia allow for expansion during this period?
  5. 03:58 According to the video, there were also consequences to expanded networks. What major event occurred between 1346-1351 and what were the consequences?
  6. 04:36 What are three important technologies that spread during this period?