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Unit 8 Overview: Expansion and Interconnection (9:47)

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. 02:53 What was the bubonic plague and what caused it?
  2. 03:38 How did a recent interdisciplinary study help to rewrite the history of the spread of the Black Death?
  3. 05:03 What evidence challenged the narrative that farming produced increasing complexity?
  4. 06:32 If collective learning increased substantially due to new connections and larger
  5. 07:21 What types of exchange networks and connections existed before and after 1492?
  6. 07:40 What is the Columbian Exchange?
  7. 09:06 What were the negative effects of the Columbian Exchange?