Write a expository essay at least 750 words to answer the question(s) below. Avoid using Wikipedia, dictionaries, encyclopedias, or casual websites as sources.
1.) What role(s) did the Silk Road play in connecting different regions of the world? In what ways did this contribute to the development of distinct, different and otherwise distant civilizations that were thus connected?
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