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Era 5 Overview Video (10:34)

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. 01:25 What was the condition of the trading system in Afro-Eurasia in the thirteenth century, according to this video?
  2. 01:45 What happened to that trading center in 1347?
  3. 02:50 How was the Eurasian trading system different when it recovered from the Black Death, and how did that difference lead to the Columbian Exchange?
  4. 03:20 What were some global changes that came with the Columbian Exchange?
  5. 04:58 What was Manila’s role in this global trading system?
  6. 08:00 According to the video, what were some major demographic events in this era?