Video study guide for Episode 6: Survivors of Mankind The Story of All of Us. Movie guide comes complete with answer key. Questions follow the film in same order.
Note: Most Schools in the United States were provided a copy of this video from the History Channel. It is also available on YouTube, the link is provided.
Episode Description: Gold and salt in Africa lead to a vibrant trade between continents. Europe is reborn. Money flows into Venice creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs willing to take risks. In China, a new weapon – the gun allows a peasant uprising to unify the country. Chinese innovations inspire Europe, leading to the – printing press. Millions of books are printed, one of which will inspire a journey to the New World. Armed with new ideas and technologies, Europeans set their sights on conquering new lands.
Salt Trade, Ibn Battuta, the Plague, Timbuktu University, Mali, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Venice, Ducat, Renaissance, gun, Red Turban, Zhu Yuanzhang, Ming Dynasty, Great Wall of China, The Forbidden City, Johannes Gutenberg, print press, Christopher Columbus, harquebus, Spainish vs. Islamic Moors, etc.
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