While completing this activity, you will also need to complete a set of quizzes in Schoology about Trade in the Post-Classical Age. The quizzes will be due next Wednesday, by 11:59 pm. If you do everything below, this should be rather easy. But don't wait until the last minute. There are 9 quizzes altogether!
For this activity, you are going to need to research the major trade routes of the Post-Classical Age. Below, for each of the regions, you will find links to help you put together a picture of the routes. Also, use Chapter 8 in your text. Click here for a copy of the activity.
A great overview of AP Trade Routes in the Post-Classical Age can be found here: AP Worldipedia
A Brief History of the Silk Roads
Travel China: The Silk Roads
Maps of the Silk Roads:
Silk Road and Related Trade Routes
Silk Road Map
Map of the Main Silk Road
Indian Ocean Trade
Indian Ocean Trade: Overview, 300-1450 C.E.
John Green's Crash Course World History: Indian Ocean Trade
Maps for Indian Ocean Trade
Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center: Click on "maps" and "medieval" to get an interactive map of indian ocean trade. Note: This is a flash site and you need to use the Puffin browser to view on the iPad.
Trade Routes of the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean Trade Routes
Trading Gold for Salt
Trade Routes Across the Sahara
The Trans-Saharan Caravan Trade
Trading Kingdoms of West Africa
Maps for Trans-Saharan Trade
Map of Trans-Saharan Trade
Timbuktu: Center of Trade
Mediterranean Trade Routes
MesoAmerican Trade Routes
Trading Patterns, Ancient America