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Copy of Start of Globalization

When did globalization begin?

Jessica Holwell

on 15 March 2011

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Transcript of Copy of Start of Globalization

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. Ancient World farming and farming villages Greeks and Spartans Empire building Roman Empire Medieval World Merchants and Trade Warfare Spread of Christianity The Rise of Islam The Crusades trade routes The Renaissance The Printing Press Exploring by Caravel European Expansion Voyages of Discovery Portugese and Spanish Exansion Dutch, English and French Expansion Colonies The Rise of the Middle Class The Slave Trade Empires in Africa European Dominance World Trade Industrial Revolution Birth of the Railroad Immigration Scramble for Africa Here comes the U.S.A British India Continuing Colonialism The automobile Theory of the Evolution ofGlobalization First Round Second Round Third Round 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 global markets instant communication Thomas Friedman 1.0 Began around 1492, when the world went from size large to medium 2.0 introducing .....
Multinational Comapanies! The World goes from Medium to Small 3.0 Small to Tiny Around 2000
Instant Communication 1492: The Start of Historical Globalization? Another Perspective 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 grandparents think?
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