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Unit 3 Overview Video (12:56)

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. 01:23 According to this video, how did trading systems change in the period from 1450 to 1750?
  2. 02:13 How did the fall of the Mongol Empire change the way that long-distance trade networks worked after 1450?
  3. 03:26 What were some global changes that came with the Columbian Exchange?
  4. 04:18 According to the video, what were the most powerful kind of states during this period? What were their priorities?
  5. 08:32 What was Manila’s role in this global trading system?
  6. 10:45 According to the video, what were some major demographic events in this era?