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Globalization I - The Upside: Crash Course World History #41 (11:50)

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. 01:50 Why has the scale of trade increased dramatically since the time of early civilizations?
  2. 02:09 Why is cotton cheaper in the United States than in other countries?
  3. 03:25 Why is global trade seen as anarchic and unregulated according to John Green?
  4. 03:51 What does the International Monetary Fund, often called the IMF, do?
  5. 05:06 Is the main market for many of the countries who are producing goods—such as China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and Brazil—domestic or foreign?
  6. 06:24 What are some of the positive impacts of globalization?
  7. 06:58 What are some of the negative impacts of globalization?
  8. 08:52 What are some of the impacts of globalization on culture?
  9. 10:44 What does John Green say are the reasons for studying history?