Scope Of Exchange Dbq Essay

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Based on the given documents 1-8, reasons for exchanges among major societies in the period 600-1450 were mainly focused on places of religious importance, the demand for sweet tasting foods, and the abundance of necessary materials, and with this the results of exchanges among major societies in the period 600-1450 were mainly the diffusion of culture through trade, the growth of population where there was a growth of trade, and the spread of ideas or traditions through trade, while the scope and pace of exchange among major societies in the period 600-1450 were mainly increased by the development of major trade routes. Based on the given documents, reasons for exchanges among major societies in the period 600-1450 were mainly focused on…show more content…
The map titled “Trade Routes 7th-15th centuries” shows the Silk Road with many other trade routes branching off of it which means that the Silk Road increased the scope of exchange (Doc. 2). There is no possibility of bias since it is a map. The map titled “Trade Routes 7th-15th centuries” shows the Silk Road branching from South-Eastern Europe to Northern China which creates a more direct path to many places near the Silk Road, therefore increasing the pace of trade (Doc.2). There is no possibility of bias since it is a map. The map titled “The Routes of the Plague, 14th century” shows the spread of the ‘Black Death’ going from Western China into Europe and by having a plague that kills 25 million people, there is an extremely high possibility to have large decrease in the pace of exchange since if you don’t have people, you don’t have trade (Doc. 8). There is no possibility of bias since it is a map. The first additional document that would be beneficial to this group would be the time it took to get to places before and after the silk road was established. The second additional document that would be beneficial to this group would be a document showing the development of boats leading to longer trade routes by
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