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
As China was a treasure to travelers such as Marco Polo, the Great Khan Kubilai welcomed the traveler to bring Christians with him(Document H). 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
Both of these dynasties are very similar, especially the fact that both were culturally rich and known to be “Golden Ages” in Chinese history. Both of these dynasties saw many advances in technology, with the invention of the compass and paper. Trade with other countries was a major occurrence during both the Han and Song Dynasty. Another factor that connects these two dynasties is the fact that they both use a common written language for those who were educated. The examination taken in order to receive a government position that was started during the Han Dynasty was also used during the Song Dynasty, so that people born into class were not automatically given government positions, but those who were intellectual and capable to hold a position were given the opportunity.
Summarize the trade relations described in this excerpt. Do you think the geographic locations of Japan, China, and Korea contributed to this trade? Explain. All these countries traded with each other and they traded many types of goods. The geographic location did contribute to this trade because they all are relatively close to each other.
Jasmine Vohra Mr. Stevens APUSH March 2018 Anti-Asian Racism To be a new group introduced to the Euro-American inhabitants of the United States means to experience animosities and hostilities that keep in pattern with a primarily racist past, as Asian-Americans have come to know. From early trade relations with China to the Vietnam War era, xenophobic sentiment from the part of the United States had remained consistent. However, in more recent times, Anti-Asian racism has evolved to take shape in an unprecedented way through the myth of the “model minority”. This idea essentially praises Asians for achieving more socioeconomic success than their other minority counterparts. The myth of the “model minority”
Document 6.1 The Axumite port of Adulis significant, because it is an establishment of the law, and it is a convenient location for trading. Periplus hint that their culture are acquainted with Greek literature, and as for the economic, Axum is part of a large trade with India, Egypt, and Rome. I would describe Axum’s role to be very successful in the international commerce, and because of this, they were able to gain recognition and wealth to support their civilization. The long-distance trade provided Axum with goods and resources from all different civilizations, which helped its growth as an empire. Document 6.2 Axum’s sacrifice to Zeus, Poseidon, and Ares is an internal evidence of his acceptance of Christianity.
This was true in some ways, but not entirely due to their considerable achievements and organization. Because the Mongols conquered nearly all of Asia, they were able to gain control of the continental caravan routes from China to Persia and made significant contributions to the political institutions, economic development and cultural diversity of many lands (Document J). Mongol emperors improved transportation and communication by building canals, which also brought benefits in the silk industry because of the new contacts with China. Furthermore, their empire supported diversity in numerous ways including religion and economics. In a description written in 1254 by William of Rubruck, one of the first Europeans to visit the Mongol Capital (Document G), he says, “There are twelve pagan (Buddhist) temples belonging to the different nations, two mosques in which the law of Mihamet (Muhammad) is proclaimed, and one church for the Christians at the far end of
This has helped boost China’s economy through tourism and foreign exchange.The Great Wall is undeniably one of humankind’s most prominent and enduring architectural feats. It is a testament to a people’s ability to plan, organize, create and work diligently together. The wall is a monument to the Chinese civilization, one that came at great costs and through countless
The Tang & Song Dynasties were experiencing a Golden Age due to the fact that they had a fair system in granting government positions, brought highly advanced inventions to the world, and had very intricate architecture. During the Golden Age, many lavish buildings began being built with new materials, decorations and designs. During this time, Marco Polo made a visit to China, hoping to see what the country was like. In
The society from which the chariot was made from shows that they were advanced militarily. The chariot was a great advancement on the field. It could be used for fast advances and fast retreats. The chariot also helped economically. The chariot was a great way of exporting and importing goods into and out of China.