USA HISTORY

FIRST CONTACTS 28000 BCE 1821 CE

THE COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which was the name given to a network of trade routes, led to a search for a water route to Asia:(7-1.1)
A
Cooper River Bridge
B
Bering Strait land bridge
C
Great Silk Road
D
Great Wall of China
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -The Silk Road was a network of trade routes connecting China and the Far East with the Middle East and Europe.

Detailed explanation-2: -The silk road was a network of paths connecting civilizations in the East and West that was well traveled for approximately 1, 400 years. Merchants on the silk road transported goods and traded at bazaars or caravanserai along the way.

Detailed explanation-3: -The Great Silk Road is a system of caravan routes crossing in ancient and middle age time Eurasian continent from Mediterranean Sea to China and influencing the emergence and development of trade and cultural ties between people and statehoods located along the way.

Detailed explanation-4: -The Silk Road is a name given to the many trade routes that connected Europe and the Mediterranean with the Asian world. The route is over 6, 500 km long and got its name because the early Chinese traded silk along it.

Detailed explanation-5: -Using one single name for this intricate web of trade routes is a modern invention; the name Silk Road was coined by the geographer Ferdinand von Richthofen in the late 19th century. Being a German native, he used the names Seidenstra├če and Seidenstra├čen which translates to Silk Road and Silk Roads, respectively.

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