Long-existing trade networks and connections between global peoples have been a

Long-existing trade networks and connections between global peoples have been a major
course theme. In an essay supported by evidence and specific examples, select what you think
are five of the most transformational new ideas, products, or innovative technologies and
explain why/how they changed global history, promoted global exploration, ignited different
types of revolutions and/or led to the spread of colonialism. How has your identity and the
way you live today been impacted by the forces of globalization?
Websites like Britannica.com, Wikipedia, dictionaries and encyclopedias are
disallowed as are book reviews, history.com or commercial courses like www.khanacademy.org
and any others.