Thematic Learning Objectives: All of unit 1 and 2. Now the moment we’ve all been waiting for… the Mongols! Homework: STUDY. The Indian Ocean traded “regular goods”, in bulk and at a lower cost. In a little bit longer of a nutshell, empires were rapidly expanding (such as Song China), and with a growing empire came a growing desire for goods. I know we tend to think of the Silk Roads and luxury items being sold when we picture trade routes. Some key examples are caravanserai, roadside inns along trade routes merchants could rest in, bills of exchange, which were essentially early IOUs similar to paper money (convenient because they were much lighter than the gold used as currency), and banking houses, which would issue bills of exchange. Some key examples are, As you can imagine, such a massive trade network would lead to some massive effects. Additionally, the economies of the countries trading expanded as demand for their goods increased. The trans-Saharan trade route transformed West Africa by connecting it to the larger parts of the world. STUDY. Classical texts were preserved and adapted into new traditions, Greater access to diverse foodstuffs increased the population globally, Overview of the Document-Based Question (DBQ), Understanding the Process of Writing a DBQ, Unit 1: The Global Tapestry (c. 1200-c. 1450), Unit 2: Networks of Exchange (c. 1200-c. 1450), Unit 3: Land-Based Empires (c. 1450 to c. 1750), Unit 4: Transoceanic Interconnections (c. 1450 to c. 1750), Unit 6: Consequences of Industrialization (c. 1750 to c. 1900), Unit 7: Global Conflict (c. 1900 to the present), Unit 8: Cold War and Decolonization (c. 1900 to the present), Unit 9: Globalization (c. 1900 to the present), The Global Tapestry AND Networks of Exchange, Land-Based Empires and Transoceanic Interconnections, Revolutions and Consequences of Industrialization, Global Conflict, The Cold War, Decolonization and Globalization, Government Developments in the Song Dynasty, Economic Developments in China, 1200-1450, Events that occurred along the Silk Roads, Expansion of Empires and Ideas along this route, Diffusion of Scientific/Technological Innovations, Environmental Consequences of Connectivity, Great Works of Art, Monuments, and Pretty Buildings, Internal and External Challenges to State Power, Maratha (Hindu warriors) vs. Mughal Empire (Muslim), Indigenous Tribes vs. British Colonists (Metacom’s War), Glorious Revolution: English Protestants vs. English Catholics, Key philosophers led the way with new ideas, So… what was actually going on at this time? However, the bulk of actual trade happened on the Indian Ocean. Unit 2: Networks of Exchange Exam Study Guide C. 1200 - c. 1450 Topic 2.1 Silk Roads Learning Objective Explain the causes and effects of growth of networks of exchange after 1200. Key Concepts: Terms in this set (45) Mongols. The rich especially wanted goods that the empires often couldn’t afford. This is the main reason why most trade routes at the time (but the Silk Roads in particular), traded mostly luxury goods, such as sugar, gold, porcelain, and silk (duh!). Flashcards: Turn in next class: Independent Study Material: Day 22. Write. The world was about to become a true global network as different regions in the NEXT period (1450-1750) began to interact. The rich especially wanted goods that the empires often couldn’t afford. 92% of Fiveable students earned a 3 or higher on their 2020 AP Exams. Match. Additionally, the ideas of the merchants carrying the goods would travel along the roads. 2. Theme 1 (ENV) - Humans and the Environment, Theme 2 (CDI) - Cultural Developments and Interactions, Theme 5 (SOC) - Social Interactions and Organizations, Theme 6 (TECH) - Technology and Innovation, 1.0Overview of Unit 1: The Global Tapestry, 1.3South and Southeast Asia from 1200-1450, 1.7Comparisons in the Period from 1200-1450, 2.0Overview of Unit 2: Networks of Exchange, 3.0Overview of Unit 3: Land-Based Empires, 4.0Overview of Unit 4: Transoceanic Interconnections,   Unit 6: Consequences of Industrialization, 6.0Overview of Unit 6: Consequences of Industrialization, 6.4Global Economic Development from 1750 to 1900, 6.7Effects of Migration from 1750 to 1900, 8.0Overview of Unit 8: Cold War & Decolonization, 8.9Causation in the Age of the Cold War and Decolonization, Continuity and Change Over Time in the AP Histories. Profit-seeking merchants began to build off of old trade technology to make it work for this much bigger trade network. The Post-Classical World, 500-1450. 2. Learn. Now I wonder how it got all the way to Europe…, 2.0 Overview of Unit 2: Networks of Exchange, Fiveable Community students are already meeting new friends, starting study groups, and sharing tons of opportunities for other high schoolers. The Indian Ocean became the largest sea-based trade network in this time frame. A couple of these goods included timber, frankincense, ivory, and sandalwood. Gravity. Needless to say, they were a pretty big deal in Afro-Eurasia. As you can imagine, these massive trade networks (the Silk Roads, Indian Ocean, and trans-Saharan)  grew rapidly, but it wasn’t just goods that were traded along those routes. But although these economies were expanding as fast as they could, sometimes they couldn’t provide everything. Profit-seeking merchants began to build off of old trade technology to make it work for this much bigger trade network. The second unit in AP WORLD HISTORY: MODERN is all about the inter-connectivity of the 1200-1450. It’s important to define the different environmental impacts that trade networks had on various societies. But more on him in 2.5! Trading cities such as Kashgar and Samarkand grew massively as merchants began to exchange their goods from all over the world. AP World History Unit 2: Networks of Exchange. Networks of Exchange (1200-1450) — Freemanpedia. Similarities and Differences among various trade networks: In a little bit longer of a nutshell, empires were rapidly expanding (such as Song China), and with a growing empire came a growing desire for goods.