It was said that the streets ran with blood. Before then, I didn’t realise the effects that the Crusades could leave. I began to notice how the Crusades had an impact on commerce. Because of the Crusades, a constant demand for the transportation of men and supplies was created. Ship-building was encouraged, and the market for eastern wares in Europe was extended.
The Age of Exploration, occurring in late 1400’s to the early 1600’s brought many new trade goods to Western Europe. Europe made many advances as a society, countries discovered new and exciting things, and trade boomed. The discoveries made in this age led to new connections that changed how Europeans saw the world. Without the Age of Exploration, even America as it is known would never have existed. Explorers went on thrilling, yet often dangerous, voyages, bringing back exotic goods to be later traded.
Was the British Empire a force for good? The British Empire brought many changes to the world, good and bad, to many people in different countries e.g. Africa and India. Some of these changes involved innovations in medical care, education and railways. The British Empire profited from slavery in the eighteenth century, but fought to abolish slavery in the nineteenth century.
Without a circulation of currency, there is no strong economy, which is crucial in order to have a modern society. A major reason that Europe began the escape from the Dark Ages by the High Middle Ages was the improvement in their economy. By 1300 there was lots of trading in Europe for example, Italian states trading with northern states and Spanish states trading towards the silk roads (Doc F). Trade changed from being bason on manorial systems to being city-based, widespread trade. The trade routes allowed cities and towns to spring up along them and soon Europe was involved in intra-continental trade, which at long last ended the Dark
If we don't end war, war will end us. One of the most major impacts on europe was “The age of exploration”, it was a period in the mid 15th centuries until the 17th century where European ships were traveling around the world to search for new trading routes and partners to feed burgeoning capitalism in Europe. Another major impact on europe was “The Renaissance” (rebirth), it was a period where many of the changes experienced between the 14th and 16th centuries were inspired by a revival of the classical art and intellect of Ancient Greece and Rome. “I'm going to fight this. I'm going to survive.
The reasons for political was that if you have more land then you 'll have more men for battle and more power. But though that 's true there were others who back stabbed Europe by taking their technology and using it against them. Europe soon lost power but still tried to take over. Europe was mainly trying to rule over Africa to be the best of everyone and be a powerful empire. Europe had forced Africans into working for free, slavery, and had made them work in harsh conditions.
This era includes only 300 years, but some profound and long-lasting changes occurred. The western hemisphere came into continued contact with the eastern hemisphere. Technological innovations, strengthened political organization, and economic prosperity all contributed to this change that completely altered world trade patterns. Technological advancements and willingness of political leaders to invest in it meant that sea-based trade became much more important. Relative power and prosperity of Europe increased dramatically during this time in comparison to empires in the longer-established civilization areas but, Europe did not entirely eclipse powerful empires in Southwest Asia, Africa, and East Asia.
Islam Spreading “Allan makes the impossible, possible” “Cultural diffusion is the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another. The mixing of world cultures through different ethnicities, religions and nationalities has increased with advanced communication, transportation and technology”. Islam started in Mecca but the years after Muhammad's death it quickly spread to Europe and Asia making a big increase in practices. 23% of the world is Muslim, making it the second largest religion practiced. So Islam spread because of war conquest, trade, and “the message”.
Advances in scientific technology that launched the Age of Exploration: The age of exploration took its place during the 15th and ended during the 17th century. During this time Europeans began to take and interest in exploring the “unknown”. Thus beginning voyages by sea. Not all advances and new discoveries were positive, a mass majority had a negative effect on Europe. In order to fulfill these travels exploders needed maps.
Imperialism had existed since the beginning of time but exploded again in the late 19th century. Countries sought to acquire and conquer new territory and outcompete their enemies. Imperialistic strategies involved asserting dominance over conquered areas .Successful imperialism was one where the conqueror could feed off the economy, industry, and labor of its conquest, while barely having to waist its own energy and resources. The rise of imperialism was set off by the “European scramble for African colonies,” where this intensified competitions between European nations and instilled fear in others who were behind. (647) We can see the changes in the European nations that occupied Africa and how it might have posed a threat.