*** IMPORTANT: You must do your own work. Just answer the questions in your own words. Do not just copy and paste. ***
**You can look at your class material on Blackboard, but DO NOT COPY DIRECTLY from any source, including your class discussion postings. DON’T GOOGLE. Just explain what you learned in class.
DO NOT work with another student for this assignment.** THIS IS NOT A GROUP ASSIGNMENT. Any discovery of plagiarism or copying from another student will result in a “0” grade for the assignment..
For this Slide Quiz, you are given two images below.
Answer all the questions for both images. Please label your answers “Image 1” and “Image 2.”
This is a map of the ancient silk roads. Write two concise paragraphs to answer these two questions (At least 4-5 sentences for each paragraph). Answer all parts of the question.
(1) Explain briefly what you learned in class about the ancient silk roads. For example, what countries and cities were connected by the silk roads? Why are they called the “silk roads”? What else was traded besides silk? How was religion spread on the silk roads?
(2) In your opinion, how do you think the silk roads, sand roads, and maritime routes contributed to early “globalization”?
You could also include a brief note about how Alexander the Great may have made connections between the Mediterranean and Asia before the silk roads.
How were the Silk Routes different from Alexander’s conquests?
Why do you think the silk routes might be more important for China and Europe?
This is a map of the “New Imperialism” that developed at the turn of the century.
Write two concise paragraphs to answer these two questions (At least 4-5 sentences for each paragraph). Answer all parts of the question.
(1) Explain briefly what you learned in class about European colonialism in other parts of the world. For example, how did mercantilism help England (or France, or the Netherlands, etc.) expand her empire around the world?
(2) Why do we see so many different European colonies in Africa? (Explain briefly the “Scramble for Africa.”)