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Ap World Unit 2 Essay Outlines

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Mikaela Jamieson, Jessica Kwon, Ted Shim, William Wong

unit 2 essay outline #1

Since societies in the Classical World achieved a higher degree of internal organization than earlier communities, they were able to extend their focus to trade. Although the Silk Roads were the most well known trade routes during the classical era, the Spice trade was also prominent. Being affiliated with a blend of different societies and regions, the Silk Roads saw numerous amounts of goods. Similar to the Silk Roads, the Spice trade was also vast but mostly carried out by maritime traveling.

#1 T.S.-Although the Silk Roads were the most well known trade routes during the classical era, the Spice trade was also prominent.

Silk Roads linked the Eurasian landmass from the Han capital of Chang’an to Byzantium in the Roman Empire Silk Road trading was conducted over the landmasses with caravans. Spice trade was more a Maritime trade with the help of boats Sea lanes from Syria and Palestine to Spain and North Africa

#2 T.S.-Being affiliated with a blend of different societies and regions, the Silk Roads saw numerous amounts of goods.

Eastern lands traded cotton, aromatics, black pepper, pearls, and gems Exchanged for horses and bullion form the west and of course silk from China spices, pepper cosmetics, gems, pearls from India in caravan to Hellenistic (greece) cities. Grain form Persia and Egypt

Mediterranean wine, slaves, olive oil, jewelry to Persia (Bactria) Central Asia produced large horses and high-quality jade

#3 T.S.-Similar to the Silk Roads, the Spice trade was also vast but mostly carried out by maritime traveling.

Greece traded mostly olives and grapevines
Syria and Palestine-fruits, nuts, and wool fabrics
Gaul-grain copper, grapevines
Spain-olive oil, wine, horses
Italy-pottery, glass ware, bronze goods
Rhapta in the coast of Eastern Africa=principal commercial center Indian merchants traveled to Indonesia and East Asia in exchange for pearls,...