Social Studies - 2019-20

WHI.11a - Major Global and Regional Trade Routes

The student will apply social science skills to understand the civilizations and empires of Asia, with emphasis on Japan and China, by

a) locating and explaining major global and regional trade routes;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

During the medieval period, several major trading routes developed in the Eastern Hemisphere. These trading routes developed among Europe, Africa, and Asia.

ESSENTIALS

Major trade patterns of the Eastern Hemisphere from 1000 to 1500 A.D. (C.E.)

 Silk Routes across Asia to the Mediterranean Basin

 Maritime routes across the Indian Ocean

 Trans-Saharan routes across North Africa

 Northern European links with the Black Sea

 South China Sea and lands of Southeast Asia


KEY VOCABULARY

Terms

Maritime (10a)

Amber (10b)

Textiles (10b)

Watermills (10b)

Windmills (10b)

Lateen sails (10b)

Archipelago (10c)

Shinto (10c)

Animism (10d)

Torri

People

Samurai

Mansa Musa (10d)

Places

Indian Ocean (10a,b,d)

China Sea (10a)

Black Sea (10a)

Middle East (10b)

Korea (10b)

Japan (10b)

Sea of Japan (10c)

East Sea (10c)

Ghana (10d)

Mali (10d)

Songhai (10d)

Axum (10d)

Ethiopian highlands (10d)

Zimbabwe (10d)

Great Zimbabwe (10d)

Sahara (10d)

Timbuktu (10d)

Zambezi River (10d)

Limpopo River (10d)

Niger River (10d)


Updated: May 17, 2018