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Start of Globalization
Transcript of Start of Globalization
When did the world get so "small"?
How did the world shrink?
Think about the history of the world....
create a timeline of the events, invetions, ideas, technologies that caused the world to shrink throughout different periods in history.
farming and farming villages
Greeks and Spartans
Merchants and Trade
Spread of Christianity
The Rise of Islam
The Printing Press
Exploring by Caravel
Voyages of Discovery
Portugese and Spanish Exansion
Dutch, English and French Expansion
The Rise of the Middle Class
The Slave Trade
Empires in Africa
Birth of the Railroad
Scramble for Africa
Here comes the U.S.A
Theory of the Evolution ofGlobalization
Goods and ideas are exchanged along ancient trade routes
Arab civilizations trade goods, knowledge, medicine, literature and mathematics to Europe
Late 1400's - Europeans develop technologies allowing them to travel farther than ever before!
Beginning after WWII to present day
Began around 1492, when the world went from size large to medium
The World goes from Medium to Small
Small to Tiny
1492: The Start of Historical Globalization?
True Globalization did not start until the 1800's with the onset of the industrial revolution
It is not until this point that globalization really changes the way we live
What would your grandparens think?
is the process of global integration arising from the exchange of world views, products, ideas, and other aspects of culture.
Advances in transportation and telecommunications infrastructure, including the rise of the telegraph and its successor the Internet, are major factors in globalization, generating further interdependence of economic and cultural activities.
means the greater global connectedness of economic activities, Ex: trade,
could include the increasingly global effects of human activity on the environment.
refers to the transmission of ideas, meanings and values across national borders. This process is marked by the common consumption of cultures that have been diffused by the Internet, popular culture, and international travel.
may include wider acceptance of global political standards such as human rights, democracy, labor standards, environmental standards, as well as the greater coordination of actions by governments and other institutions across the globe."
Globalization, it turns out was not one event or even a sequence of events; it is a process that has been slowly evolving for a very, very ling time