The widespread prosperity of the Tang/Song era was made possible through innovations and socioeconomic developments such as canal building, Chinese junks, deposit shops and flying money. The Grand Canal allowed for the movement of people and goods between from west to east, while the junks allowed the Chinese sailors and merchants to become a dominant force in Asian seas. The use of deposit shops and flying money allowed for the safer travels of the merchants at this time. 5. Explain the main social effects of these
“Loans for railways and irrigation. Development of a few valuable products, such as indigo, tea, coffee, silk. Increase of exports. Telegraphs.” These were many of the positive forms of trade and money-making that Europeans brought to India.
This displays the Mongol characteristic of adaptation and acceptance towards new cultures and ideas, implementing diversity. When the Mongols conquered most of Asia, including China and Persia, they also gained control of the continental caravan routes, which were essential to their lucrative commerce(Document J). It is a misconception that the Mongols, a successful empire that excelled in it varied commerce and trade, was barbaric due to the mature level of tolerance required for peaceful public
Due to the Old World livestock spreading quickly and rapidly, environmental changes were dramatic, which caused a destructive impact of livestock on Amerindian agriculturists. 7) The horse had the greatest impact on the cultures of the Native Americans because they helped to increase the efficiency of hunters, as well as the military capacity of warriors on the plains. 8) The challenges that Spain faced in governing a large colonial empire was represented by the Council of Indies and the viceroys.
The Persians have trade wine too in which this is what the Mongols wanted them to do so they would make money. Additionally, the “silk industry also benefited” the conquest (Doc. 6). This opened up contacts to China and other places along the silk road. All the Mongols wanted was wealth so they had gone like a parasite getting all the money they could by going to other
Islam spread through trade. Muslim traders journeyed end to end of caliphate, exchanging good and information. Exchange brought Islam to west Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia. Mecca was a trade center because it was crossroads of the lucrative caravan trade. In Document A it shows the routes of the trade it expands to west Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia exchanging goods and information.
AP World Exam Brandon Ellestad Period 3 The Silk road was a ancient network of trading, that provided routes for trade and cultural exchanges to people in differents areas. During the time period of 200 CE and 1500 CE, the silk road underwent some transformations while still staying true to its original purpose. During that time period, the Silk road would have an influence on the change of major religions. With these changes, the need for luxury goods by the upper class stayed consistent within the society along the Silk road.
Why did the Silk Road encourage the trade?The Silk Road trade had good ideas and culture past between the eastern and the western civilizations. First of all, the goods and ideas spread throughout the Silk Road. For example, in the Document A shows from all over the countries like China, Central Asia, Africa, India, and Europe trade items on the Silk Road. This explain the way of the Silk Road connect the countries to trade with each other. When walking through the Silk Road to country to country, there is a lot of trade around the civilizations selling silk, ores, seeds, and other items.
In the Classical Era, two influential empires emerged, Han China and the Roman Empire. Both were order-focused societies, which greatly supported the rise of these empires. However, Han China was built off the foundation laid by previous empires and already had a governmental precedent. In the end, both empires eventually fell due to a number of shared factors, one being the overextension of their land causing expenses to rise and borders to become vulnerable.
The Senate had become the governing body of the Rome through the initiatives taken. This was especially evident during the Punic Wars as the senate began to exercise more power from directing wars, taking control of both foreign and domestic policy, and managing financial affairs. The Senate became increasingly controlled by the nobiles, however, the plebeians began to lose a considerable amount of power after the Punic Wars. The patricians gained a vast amount of power from the accumulation of their wealth through the new economic opportunities. The effects of this rise to power was evident within the demise of Tiberius and Gaius Gracchus.
Throughout history groups have worked together to profit and develop relations. In Asia the countries and groups of people developed the Silk Road, in Rome, the districts owned by the lords that governed them worked with the roman emperor to create a road system. But, these countries who have worked together have sometimes manipulated each other and took advantage of each other. Therefore, when groups work together they can create positive ideas, but in the end have negative outcomes.
He had an enduring effect on the world. The enduring influences Alexander 's victory had on the world can be seen from multiple points of view. He spread Hellenistic values everywhere throughout the old world, which helped really taking shape of numerous dialects around today. He spread exchange courses, which are still being used, and innovation that sent the world forward in the territories of transportation and
KEY CONCEPT 2.3 The classical era trade networks increased the volume of long-distance trade. Land and water routes became the establishment for transregional trade, communication and exchange. (includes Eurasian Silk Roads, Trans-Saharan routes, Indian Ocean sea lanes, Mediterranean sea lanes, American trade routes). Foreign goods were encouraged by larger size of the post-classical empires.
Each nation began to finance passage of