history module 2 four2

history module 2 four2 - trade. One disadvantage is that...

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Trade Since the beginning civilization trade has been a part of it. With the formation of complex and classical societies trade among different peoples became more popular. With trade there were advantages along with disadvantages. Trade among diverse peoples brought new products to different places especially along the silk roads. Another advantage is growth to the economies of trade cities. Trade also introduced new beliefs about religion and philosophy. But there are also disadvantages with
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Unformatted text preview: trade. One disadvantage is that thieves stole goods and money. An additional problem of the silk roads was the spread of disease. Three epidemics such as smallpox, measles, and the bubonic plague significantly reduced the population of the Han and Roman empires. In doing so it weakened their dynasties and aided in the fall of the empires....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ENGL 1010 taught by Professor Stifler during the Spring '08 term at Chattanooga State.

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