The religions traded back and forth along the Silk Road went through many changes. For example, Christianity and Buddhism became much more materialistic religions because of the goods available to them. Additionally, Christians began to infuse Roman and Greek thoughts into their religion. This was due to the fact that many different and unique ideas were spread throughout different civilizations along the Silk Road. While the religions themselves were changing, the process of them being spread stayed constant.
In Document A it shows the routes of the trade it expands to west Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia exchanging goods and information. Mecca was connected to many global routes. In Document A three cities that are easy to reach by trade routes from Mecca are Yemen, Petra and Muscat. Mecca had South to North points for trade routes. In Document A it shows the Mecca was the trade center because it was the crossroads of the lucrative caravan trade.
Unlike Hinduism, Buddhism originated after as it found a platform that had already been created by Hinduism. As a result, it was easy for this religion to adapt itself into the society. Buddhism started back around two thousand five hundred years ago when a person by the name of Siddhartha Gautama was enlightened by thirty five (White). This man later became to be known as Buddha. Many people believe that Buddhism is not only a religion but can also be considered as a philosophy.
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. The major religions of Christianity and Buddhism were dramatically changed with the development of the Silk Road during the time period of 200 CE and 1500 CE.
During the time period between 600 CE and 1450 CE, Afro-Eurasia experienced a deepening of old and new human interactions across the region. This resulted in an increase in wealth and cross-cultural exchanges. During this time, the prophet Muhammad spread Islam throughout the Afro-Eurasian region. Also, the expansion of empires like imperial China, the Byzantine empire, and Mongol empire helped Afro-Eurasia trade and communication as new people developed their conquerors economies and trade networks, as well as ideas. Like many empires, migrations also had a significant environmental impact on the Afro-Eurasia region.
Han China and Mauryan India had many similarities. They were both bureaucracies, they both had emperors, and both empires established their laws on religious belief. They also had a lot of contrasting ideas for positioning their people, and they had contrasting ideas for their different religious standpoints. One empire put more weight on logic, and the other more on religion. Both Han China and Classical India used social structure systems as a method of political control.
The Columbian Exchange refers to the monumental transfer of goods such as: ideas, foods, animals, religions, cultures, and even diseases between Afroeurasia and the Americas after Christopher Columbus’ voyage in 1492. The significance of the Columbian Exchange is that it created a lasting tie between the Old and New Worlds that established globalization and reshaped history itself (Garcia, Columbian Exchange). Worlds that had been separated by vast oceans for years began to merge and transform the life on both sides of the Atlantic (The Effects of the Columbian Exchange). This massive exchange of goods gave rise to social, political, and economic developments that dramatically impacted the world (Garcia, Columbian Exchange). During this time,
Art piece 5: The Great Stupa Date: This art piece was dated c 150-50 BCE Basic outline: This was directly related to King Ashoka 's reign. The central mound was made during his reign. The middle mound was supposed to be a shining mound so worshippers from across the valley would be able to see the monument. This monument is very important for Buddhism because it is supposed to hold Buddha 's ashes beneath the base of the stupa. The belief is that Buddha 's ashes were stored in the relic (casket) under the stupa.
Today I will be talking about how British imperialism effected India in different ways. India became really valuable to the British when the railroad was build there. The British used the railroad to transport goods and raw product. Nearly all the materials used in manufacturing were produced on plantations, including tea, cotton, opium and coffee. In particular, the British would ship opium to China in exchange for tea that was sold in England.