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Ch 7: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: Impact of Global Trade

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Before you take the Virginia SOLS Exam on World History & Geography 1500-Present, go through these video lessons for information you'll need to know. These lessons will specifically teach you about topics related to the impact of global trade.

Virginia SOL World History & Geography 1500-Present: Impact of Global Trade- Chapter Summary

Included within this chapter are video lessons covering different topics related to the subject of the impact of global trade. This subject is one of many that will be covered on the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) Exam on world history and geography from 1500 to the present. In order to prepare for this exam, go through these lessons for overviews of topics such as:

  • Culture, science and trade of India
  • The three Empires of Eurasia
  • Unification of Japan
  • The definition, legend and history of the Shogun
  • Ming and Qing Dynasties in China
  • The Mughal Empire
  • Resistance to external trade in Japan and Korea

You can also assess your understanding of these topics by taking the practice quizzes included in the chapter. If you can do well on these quizzes, you'll have a much greater advantage when you take the Virginia SOL Exam itself.

8 Lessons in Chapter 7: Virginia SOL - World History & Geography 1500-Present: Impact of Global Trade
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Indian Religions, Culture, Science & Trade

1. Indian Religions, Culture, Science & Trade

India has had a massive impact on the world, from being the birthplace of two popular religions to being the origin for many of the most important scientific discoveries in history.

The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

2. The Emergence of Three Empires in Eurasia: Ottoman, Safavid & Mughal

This lesson focuses on the Ottoman empire of Turkey, the Safavid Empire of Iran, and the Mughal Empire of India and Pakistan. It highlights the terms theocracy, ghazi, and God-ism.

The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence

3. The Mughal Empire: Rulers, Characteristics & Hindu Influence

This lesson will trace the history of the Mughal Empire. In doing this, it will focus on religious tolerance as well as the rules of Babur and Akbar, the language of Urdu, and the system of God-ism.

The Mughal Empire: History, Rulers & Decline

4. The Mughal Empire: History, Rulers & Decline

From the hopes of Babur and Akbar to build an empire that all people could be proud of, to the obsession of Shah Jahan for his lost wife and the sheer cruelty of Aurangzeb, the Mughal Empire's history offers something for everyone.

Shogun: Definition, Legends & History

5. Shogun: Definition, Legends & History

Explore the origins and actions of the Japanese military leaders called shoguns, and test your understanding of Japanese history, politics, culture, and military.

China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

6. China During the Ming & Qing Dynasties (1368-1911)

The last two dynasties in Chinese history were the Ming and the Qing. Although quite different, they faced many of the same issues, and often the Qing copied the Ming, even in their mistakes.

Unification of Japan & the Tokugawa Rule (1551-1868)

7. Unification of Japan & the Tokugawa Rule (1551-1868)

From a society that the Chinese called 'barbaric' to American gunboats in Tokyo Bay, Japan experienced a great deal of change in three centuries. Center to much of that change was the Tokugawa Shogunate.

Korea's & Japan's Resistance To External Trade (1550-1867)

8. Korea's & Japan's Resistance To External Trade (1550-1867)

Korea and Japan took quite different approaches to the threat of the Europeans. The Koreans relied on the Chinese to take the brunt of the encroachment, whereas the Japanese attempted to learn as much as possible, once the issue of trade was finally forced.

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