Major Events in Globalization

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In History
  • 5,000 BCE

    Movement of Humans

    Movement of Humans
    The movement of humans outside of Africa to other parts of the world in 5000 BC was important because it allowed for new resources to be discovered and trade to occur.
  • -200 BCE

    SIlk Road

    SIlk Road
    The Silk Road, used in 200 BC, was a series of routes which connected China to the Mediterranean. It allowed for trade between the two major regions of the time.
  • Jan 18, 1440

    Creation of the Printing Press

    Creation of the Printing Press
    The creation of the printing press in 1440 allowed for the spread of information between regions. It changed the way humans saw the world around them and influence the spread of knowledge.
  • Jan 18, 1492

    The Colombian Exchange

    The Colombian Exchange
    During the 15th and 16th century there a lot of transfer between the products and materials from the New World and the Old World. It affected the culture of society.
  • Atlantic Slave Trade

    Atlantic Slave Trade
    The movement of slaves from Africa to other parts of the world showed development in integrating economies. The Slave trade connected the New World, Europe, and Africa together.
  • Creation of Stream Train

    Creation of Stream Train
    The creation of the stream train made it possible to trade materials faster as well as letting humans move from one place to another faster. It helped advance the economies of the world.
  • The Great Depression

    The Great Depression
    The Great Depression hit all parts of the world at once. The decline of stock prices which caused the stock market crash drove the economy down and future changes were made to the banks.
  • Creation of United Nations

    Creation of United Nations
    The creation of the United Nations in 1945 showed connections and interdependence between the economies of the world. It allowed for the promotion of institutions.
  • Creation of the World Wide Web

    Creation of the World Wide Web
    The creation of the World Wide Web in 1991 allowed for humans all around the world to connect via on the web. It was used as a connection to keep information spreading and for communication between people.