How International Trade Changed in the Age of Exploration


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Which term is best defined as buying and selling, trading, or any other economic transaction?

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1. Why would Europeans seek an alternative to the Silk Road?

2. When did the 'Age of Exploration' take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on international trade during the Age of Exploration. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the transatlantic slave trade.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these short history questions to assess your knowledge of:

  • Purpose of the Silk Road
  • Time period of the Age of Exploration
  • Where the transatlantic slave trade operated
  • Another name for economic transactions
  • Economic philosophy of amassing wealth

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Age of Exploration and international trade
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the continents involved in the transatlantic slave trade and those connected by the Silk Road
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about important economic terms

Additional Learning

How International Trade Changed in the Age of Exploration is the lesson that corresponds to these assessments. Viewing it will help you accomplish the following objectives:

  • Define commerce
  • Identify the limits of trade prior to the discovery of the New World
  • Understand the Silk Road and its dangers
  • Define mercantilism and identify its role in Colonial America
  • Understand the process of the transatlantic slave trade