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Communities Frame Introduction (7:38)

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. 00:08 How does the quote, from Helen Keller, relate to the idea of “communities”?
  2. 02:06 What were the first human communities like?
  3. 06:20 According to the video, what are some different types of human communities that have emerged over the long arch of world history? Which of these community types emerged during the period covered by this course (c.1750-Present)?
  4. 06:42 According to this video, has globalization made us all members of a single community, and made all smaller communities irrelevant? Why or why not?