Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World
Lesson G: Avenues of Change in Africa
Activator: The World 1300-1550
Directions: Select each continent to preview some of the events from this time period.
Classroom Activity - Travel and Trade
Directions: Prepare a response to the discussion questions below. Follow your teacher’s directions to participate in your class discussion.
- How do the events listed from the period 1300-1550 show the role of trade in exchanges between people of the world?
- How does trade impact political events from the period?
Select the link to review the Discussion Scoring Tool (pdf).
Now that you have previewed examples of developments related to trade from around the world during the period 1300-1550, move to the opening discussion of African society.