Classical Era Trade Questions And Answers

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KEY CONCEPT 2.3 The classical era trade networks increased the volume of long-distance trade. Land and water routes became the establishment for transregional trade, communication and exchange. (includes Eurasian Silk Roads, Trans-Saharan routes, Indian Ocean sea lanes, Mediterranean sea lanes, American trade routes). Foreign goods were encouraged by larger size of the post-classical empires. New technologies and the desire to spread universal religions also contributed to the changes between the two eras. People, technology, religious and cultural beliefs, food crops, domesticated animals, and diseases were traded along these trade networks. Trade and communication networks based in maritime and land routes were developed by 600 CE by the
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