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
However, by 1000 CE, the European political leaders were already improving and became politically more stable than before because of the Mongol exchange. The Mongols trade from the East to the West, global trade expanded sharply under the Mongol Empire. Exchanges during the Mongol era by the Christian missionaries, Italian merchants and European diplomats. Intellectual exchanges of art and knowledge were continuous. Historian Jack Weatherford stated in his book that “The Mongols made culture portable: it was not enough to merely exchange goods, because whole systems of knowledge had to also be transported in order to use many of the new products” For example, drugs were not profitable unless one knew its medical
Confucian scholar-administrators held a growing campaign which tried to convince Tang rulers that the Buddhist monastic establishment posed economic challenges to the imperial order. This campaign was held because the Tang had lost huge amounts of revenue because monastic lands were not taxed. 4. Describe the innovations and socioeconomic developments accounted for the widespread prosperity of the Tang/Song era? 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 Mongols have always been viewed as the barbaric people who showed no mercy in battle against their enemies, but today people seem to be forgetting the kind, positive impacts they left on the world that helped shape many powerful countries. The Mongolians of the Asian Steppe had a positive impact on the world during their rule of the Asian continent from 1206 to 1368 by influencing exploration with new inventions, such as the compass, fair and safe trade and creating the first ever written language that helped unite China to become one, unified country. The exploration in Asia never really went pass the European coastline or Japan’s coast, until the Mongolians figured how to make the first ever compass, which would help with sea exploration. When this magnificent invention was spread to all over Europe and Asia a young, Venetian merchant named, Marco Polo, ventured across the Pacific Ocean and traveled farther than any of his fellow travelers during his long journey on the silk road. Without the Mongolian’s maps or technological advances, such as the compass, Marco Polo would have never came to Asia seeking the
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.
When they built the Hagia Sophia many new architectural techniques and combinations of techniques were used that the Romans had never dreamed of. They made a spherical shaped dome which helped to support more of the building’s weight and required less material than previous Roman architecture. (Document 4). Also, the Roman Empire had so much violence with emperors constantly fighting over power that they would not have been able to advance their skills in such a way to create something like the Hagia Sophia. Also the Romans traded for silk at expensive prices from Persia and China, but the Byzantines thought to learn how to make the silk from the Persians so that they could make it themselves.
It helped spread imperialism by the telegraph allowing people to talk long distances. “Bessemer process allowed them to build railroads and bridges(Doc C). This invention helped people deliver and send off products around the world . Economic helped pay for it to get build and they make money off off selling off the products. It was a better driving force because Europeans benefited from from the new technologies and made them some what rich.
It soon became a form of currency, as farmers paid their taxes in grain and silk and others paid civil servants with it. Since the product was so rare, its value and the amount of business for China was increased, and it eventually became a vital part of their economy. Silk was especially valuable to the countries towards the West. It was especially
British merchants established a trade route with India, in which they would trade spices for gold and vice versa. Many people became very wealthy in a relatively short amount of time, leading others to test the waters in this market. As the British economy began to rapidly increase, people had fantasies of growing rich and living a prosperous life. In the play, Queen Titania uses the metaphor “spicèd Indian air” to describe her time in India. India had become a land of hope and dreams for people due to the vast amount of economic success with the Spice Trade, making it seem fairytale-like.
He won the battle not because of superior odds, but as a result of the speech that invigorated a true fighting spirit of his men. A peasant with nothing to live for and no will to fight will not perform nearly as well as a man filled with dignity and honor. King Henry made all of his comrades feel as though they weren’t anything, but dignified warriors. His speech was able to compose this great of an impact with his speech with reason that his words are backed up by his past actions. A marvelous king can rule righteously, a great king can also love and be loved by his