Map of the Silk Trade Route
Marco Polo's Route
Voyages of Zheng He
- We know that Columbus 'rediscovered' the Americas, but what events led to the need for this exploration?
- The Silk Road and Ancient Trade: Crash Course World History #9 (10:30)
- Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade: Crash Course World History #18 (10:14)
- Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He! 15th Century Mariners. Crash Course: World History #21 (10:37)
- Why did I include the time stamp for the questions on the video questions?
- What can you tell from the time stamps?
- How can you use this information to inform how you approach questions over audio/videos?
- How did trade drive the sharing of culture?
- Why did Columbus look west for a route to India?