Trade and Cultural Diffusion

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Trade and Cultural Diffusion
[YOUR NAME HERE]
How does trade encourage/affect
cultural diffusion?
How does trade lead to
interdependency between societies?
What were the causes and effects of the Mongol
invasions and their impact on Europe, China, India
and Southwest Asia (600-1450)?
What were the major political, economic, and cultural
developments in Tang and Song China and what was
their impact on Eastern Asia?
How did the slave trade develop?
How did the Silk Road and the African gold-salt
trade facilitate the spread of ideas and trade?
How did geography influence the development
of civilizations such as in the Middle East?
How did new ideas in mathematics, science, and
technology begin and then spread throughout the
world? (Include ideas from the Tang to Ming dynasties.)
WHAT YOU NEED ON EACH SLIDE
• At least 5 bullet points per slide (this is an
example of a bullet point)
• At least one picture or image representing the
question (It can be something representing
the area, something traded there or
something that was culturally diffused)
• You should be creative with the font or colors
or background.
WEB SITES TO FIND INFORMATION
Information about African Gold-Salt Trade http://library.thinkquest.org/13406/sh/
Information about Ming China
http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/main_pop/kpct/kp_ming.htm
Information about Mongol Invasions
http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/islam/mongols/
Information about Silk Road
http://www.silkroadproject.org/Portals/0/Uploads/Documents/Public/sourceboo
k.pdf
Information about Slave Trade
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart1.html
Information about Song China http://afe.easia.columbia.edu/song/
Information about Tang China
http://www.chinaknowledge.de/History/Tang/tang.html
Information about Trade: Indian Ocean
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/dialogue/the-slave-route/tradein-the-indian-ocean/
Information on Pax Mongolica http://www.silk-road.com/artl/paxmongolica.shtml
Map of the gold-salt trade
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/gold/hd_gold.htm
Map of the Silk Road http://www.asian-studies.org/eaa/silkroad.htm

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