Essay on Change Analysis Chart Postclassical (600-1450 C.E.)

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Postclassical (600-1450 C.E.)

| Basic Features at Beginning of period | Key Continuities | Key Changes | Basic Features at End of Period | Reasons for Change or Continuities | Global Trade
What other trading systems existed at the beginning of the period? The Indian Ocean system is a continuity, not a change.What about the gold-salt trade? Don't you mean the Pax Mongolica? | * Trade was very international. * Silk roads linked Eurasia, and goods traded hands many times along the roads. | * There was still international trade. * The silk roads were still in use as major trade routes. | * New trade routes were made, such as the Indian Ocean routes, and old routes were expanded upon, like the silk
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You really didn't discuss labor in your continuities. What other major changes were there. Discuss the rise of serfdom in Europe for example. | * agriculture was more popular due to the lack of the major growth of cities * was always labor organization, either on manors or in Indian guilds | * India kept guilds throughout the entire period * always encouraged trade and economic growth * was economically the other half of agriculture | * Europe developed a system of guilds * Bubonic plague cases drop in labor | * guilds were developed * it promoted trade among different societies * labor increased with growth of cities | * disease caused for the decline in the middle ages * guilds develop to regulate laws of a particular occupation * growth of cities increased because of the need for more labor involved products | Human Effects on the Environment
Your beginning features and continuities are good; you need more changes. Discuss the ending features further. | * The environment had already been changed by: slash and burn, deforestisation, desertification. The more people cultivated the lands, the more they changed it. Many societies also used irrigation systems and built canals, dikes, etc. to meet their own needs. | * People kept adapting
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