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Unit 9 Overview Video (11:22)

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. 04:09 How has the world “globalized”, according to this video?
  2. 04:32 What does it mean to argue that globalization is “flattening”?
  3. 04:46 By contrast, what does it mean to argue that globalization is “lumpy”?
  4. 05:44 What were some horrors of the Second World War that resulted from this extreme nationalism and from authoritarianism?
  5. 06:34 Does the global economic data from the past 50 to 100 years presented in the video support the idea that the world is becoming more equal, or less equal?
  6. 09:11 How does the history of Detroit show us both the advantages and disadvantages of globalization?