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How Did Change Accelerate? (12:19)

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. 01:37 Why did closer connections between the four world zones encourage an acceleration of innovation 500 years ago?
  2. 04:39 Why did commerce and markets encourage an acceleration of innovation?
  3. 07:05 How did the discovery of new fossil fuels help to accelerate innovation?
  4. 09:24 Why did industrialization encourage innovation and what are some examples of this innovation?
  5. 09:50 How did the Industrial Revolution help change governments around the world?
  6. 11:36 How did industrialization help transform ideas of wealth and power in the world?
  7. 12:08 How is the industrialized world different from the non-industrialized world?