Social Studies - 2019-20

WHII.2d - Major Trade Patterns

The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in the world about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) by

d) analyzing major trade patterns;


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

By 1500 A.D. (C.E.), regional trade patterns had developed that linked Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.

ESSENTIALS

Traditional trade patterns linking Europe with Asia and Africa

 Silk Road 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

 Western European sea and river trade

 South China Sea and lands of Southeast Asia


Importance of trade patterns

 Exchange of products and ideas


KEY VOCABULARY

Terms:

Silk Road

Trans-Saharan

Maritime

South China Sea routes

Western Europe river routes

Northern Europe river routes

Shogun

Isolationism

Enclaves

People:

Ottoman Turks

Places:

England

France

Spain

Russia

Persia

China

Mughal Empire

Songhai Empire

Ottoman Empire

Constantinople

Istanbul

Updated: Jun 01, 2018