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        Post-Classical: Regional & Transregional Interactions - 600 CE to 1450 CE | Crash Course World History

        Learn about the 
unprecedented concentrations of wealth and cross-cultural exchanges in this era with this Teacher Curriculum and Crash Course, World History videos. Host John Green describes issues at this time, including trade and the Silk Road, the development and spread of Islam, Genghis Khan and the Mongols, the Dark Ages, the Crusades, and the Heian period in Japan. This unit looks at the Essential Question—How does trade affect culture?

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        Unit 3 Curriculum Teacher | Crash Course World History

        Click the image to see the Teacher Curriculum. It describes the networks of trade and new technologies that led to an easier shipment of goods and analyzes how this led to an exchange of ideas, religions, languages, and cultures.

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        The Silk Road and Ancient Trade | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you about the so-called Silk Road, a network of trade routes where goods such as ivory, silver, iron, wine, and yes, silk were exchanged across the ancient world, from China to the West.

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        Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and The Indian Ocean Trade | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you the history of the Indian Ocean Trade.

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        Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars All Without a Flamewar | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you the history of Islam, including the revelation of the Qu'ran to Muhammad, the five pillars of Islam, how the Islamic empire got its start, the Rightly Guided Caliphs, and more.

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        Mansa Musa and Islam in Africa | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you about Sub-Saharan Africa! So, what exactly was going on there?

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        Wait For It...The Mongols! | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you, at long last, about the most exceptional bunch of empire-building nomads in the history of the world, the Mongols!

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        The Dark Ages... How Dark Were They, Really? | Crash Course World History

        John Green teaches you about the so-called Dark Ages, which it turns out weren't as uniformly dark as you may have been led to believe.

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        The Crusades - Pilgrimage or Holy War? | Crash Course World History

        In which John Green teaches you about the Crusades embarked upon by European Christians in the 12th and 13th centuries.

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        Japan in the Heian Period and Cultural History | Crash Course World History

        Join host John Green to learn about what westerners call the middle ages and the lives of the aristocracy - in Japan.

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