Globalization: Definition, Causes & Consequences


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What is the most famous example of globalization prior to WWII?

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1. What event launched the current wave of globalization and what other event recently accelerated it?

2. The rate of increasing globalization and technologies creates problems for _____ attempting to catch up to the current abilities for abuse.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study resources will assess your comprehension on the causes and effects of globalization. Quiz topics include one major example of globalization before the 20th century and an event that initiated modern globalization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • A challenge associated with emerging global technologies
  • Concerns about global economies being interconnected
  • One positive benefit of globalization

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes and effects of globalization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a positive effect of globalization
  • Making connections - use understanding of globalization and how it's connected to current technologies and economic activity

Additional Learning

The lesson called Globalization: Definition, Causes & Consequences will help you to learn more about the following points of study:

  • Globalization definition
  • Details about the history of globalization
  • Analysis of international investments and business ventures
  • Trade agreements and political diplomacy
  • Negative aspects of globalization