PERIOD 3

600 C.E. to 1450 C.E.

  • 3.1 Expansion and Intensification of Communication and Exchange Networks 

  • 3.2 Continuity and Innovation of State Forms and Their Interactions 

  • 3.3 Increased Economic Productive Capacity and Its Consequences 

Key Concepts

  • Melaka
  • Tenochtitlan
  • Caravanserai
  • Astrolabe
  • Bills of Exchange
  • Hanseatic League
  • Grand Canal
  • Byzantine Empire
  • Mongols
  • Vikings
  • Polynesians
  • Bantu
  • Islam
  • Muhammad
  • Ibn Battuta
  • Neoconfucianism
  • Al-Andalus
  • Bubonic Plague
  • Fast Ripening Rice
  • Caliphate
  • Sui, Tang, and Song Dynasties
  • Tributary System
  • Feudalism
  • Abbasids
  • Horse Collar
  • Foot Binding

Review Materials for Period 3

  • Islam
  • Dark Ages
  • Crusades
  • Mansa Musa/Islam in Africa
  • Mongols
  • Indian Ocean Trade

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