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Unformatted text preview: stockpile a surplus which also contributed to population growth. After hundreds of year went by in this way, all of sudden an explosion of innovation allowed the human race to advance in leaps-and-bounds unlike anything the world had ever seen. Chapter Twelve focuses on the emergence of commercialization during the sixteenth century in Song China as well as Europe which led to capitalism . This marked a change in the forms in which wealth came to an individual. Whereas wealth used to come in tributary forms, now wealth was commercial, or more materialistic. These events naturally led to a more extensive world trade network, as well as more and more countries exchanging goods between one another. These trade networks lead to the emergence of capitalist states that where built around world trade. The emergence of a capitalistic economic system was also a big deal, as we operate under a capitalist economy in the United States today....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Dr.christienson during the Fall '07 term at San Diego State.
- Fall '07