6.4. Students will examine the influence of physical and cultural factors upon the economic systems of countries in Europe and the Americas.
6.4.1. Give examples of how trade related to key developments in the history of Europe and the Americas.
6.4.2. Analyze how countries of Europe and the Americas have been influenced by trade in different historical periods.
6.4.3. Explain why international trade requires a system for exchanging currency between various countries.
6.1. Students will explore the key historic movements, events and figures that contributed to the development of modern Europe and America from early civilizations through modern times by examining religious institutions, trade and cultural interactions, political institutions, and technological developments.
Historical Knowledge: Medieval Period: 400 A.D./C.E. – 1500 A.D./C.E.
6.1.6. Examine the importance of trade routes and trace the rise of cultural centers and trade cities in Europe and Mesoamerica.