Video study guide for Episode 8: Treasure 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.
Episode Description: Silver flows out of the mines of the Americas, helping spur new empires and global links. The growth of trade doesn't just include products, it includes people. The brutal trans-Atlantic slave trade becomes an enormous human trafficking system, leading to enslavement of tens of millions of Africans. Pilgrims, searching for religious freedom, travel to the New World. Mankind is becoming increasingly connected, with trans-formative consequences.
Related Vocabulary: Sir Francis Drake, Potosi, Pirates, Pieces of Eight, Dutch Tulip Trade, Amsterdam, Pilgrims, Mayflower, Squanto, Thanksgiving, Slave Trade, India, Shah Jahan, Taj Mahal, etc.
***More MANKIND THE STORY OF US***
Episode 1 - Inventors (prehistoric humans, domestication of animals, agricultural revolution, civilization, the Bronze Age, etc.)
Episode 6 - Survivors (Mongols, China, Columbus, etc)
Episode 7 - New World (Leif Ericson, Aztec, Cortez, Columbus, Columbian Exchange, etc)
Episode 8 - Treasure (Pilgrims, First Thanksgiving, Slave Trade, Pirates, Taj Mahal, etc.)
Episode 10 - Revolutions (American Revolution, Industrial Revolution, transportation improvements, urbanization, American Civil War, etc.)
Episode 11 - Speed (Japan, Titanic, Empire State Building, Scramble for Africa, new technologies, etc)
Episode 12 - New Frontiers (WWII, Atomic Bombs, Nuclear Technology, ALCAN Highway, Civil Rights Movement, TV, etc)
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