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Question#1: Whatdoesthe authormean by globalization? The process of building a dense web of relationships across the boundaries of oceans, nations, regions, and civilizations actually had its roots in the early modern era of worldhistory. It also involves networkingand integrating, as cultures and economies were intertwined. Question#2: Whatwasthe twin tragediesand its importance? The twin tragedies were the decimation of the Native American people and the Atlantic slave trade. These two tragedies were networksthat broughtthe 4 differentregions of the world together. Question#3: Whatwasthe importanceof Afro-Eurasia? Afro-Eurasiabroughtmanyadvantages. These advantagescamefromlargerand moreintensely interacting populations. Foodproductioncapacity wasgreater than that of the Americas. Virtual monopolyonlarge domesticated animals, which provided protein, powerand manure. They were immuneto a wider range of diseases. They also had more sophisticated technologies, such as metallurgy, gunpowder, and meansof harnessing wind and waterpower. They had more powerfulstates which literate elites able to mobilize their societies' resources. Question#4: In the15th, EuropeansborrowedideasfromtheChineseand othercultures.What were somethingsEuropeansborrowed thatmadeitpossibleforthemto globalize? Question#5: There were a numberof reasonsin the text bookaboutPortuguesevoyages.What wasoneof them? Test #2 Study Guide: Tuesday, February 21,2017 9:55 AM
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wasoneof them? One goal of the Portuguesevoyages aroundAfrica was to joinforces with the Christian kingdomof Prester Johnto fight Muslimstogether. Another goal was togain access to West Africangold fields. Question#6: Whatwere somereasonsEuropeansexplored?Whatweresomereasonsthatthey did notexplore? Momentum: European societies hada long tradition of expansion.
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