Polo was known as best known long distance traveler during the Mongol time. Polo and his father traded by legal traders who wanted to trade silk and precious stones. When he was seventeen years old he travelled to China around 1271, along with his father and uncle, and had explored about 20 countries and amongst the places he explored was India and he remained in China for 17 years working aside Kublai Khan the grandson of Genghis Khan. Because of his lack of intellect when he was arrested he would create a story telling narrative to entertain his audience. This audience is believed to be his sell mates, and through one of the cell mates whom had written down the stories, and the result of this came to be known as the travels of Marco Polo.
The Sumerian city-states, though they warred often, were able to trade goods and ideas between themselves, which helped developed their economies and cultures. The Egyptians could trade with other african empires as well. This, along with the number of Hebrews found in the area at points in time, contributed the the Egyptian culture in the same way. The Harappans also had outlying areas similar to the city-states of Mesopotamia, which had a similar impact. The Chinese, on the contrary, were pretty isolated, which forced them to be self-sufficient.
He graduated from Sanford University and lived in China for a time aiding in humanitarian efforts during the Boxer Rebellion. He was eventually appointed as the head of the Food Administration by President Wilson. He served in other influential roles before being selected as the Republican nominee in 1928. He was elected the 31st President of the United States. “His election seemed to ensure prosperity.
Marco Polo (1254-1324) was a Born to a merchant family in Venice he was believed to have Travelled across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. His first expedition began at the age of 17 with his father Niccolo and uncle Maffeo, they travelled overland along what became known as the Silk Road. Which had led them to reaching China, Marco Polo entered the court of powerful Mongol ruler Khubilai Khan of the Yuan Dynasty, who had sent him on expeditions to help administer the realm. Marco Polo remained abroad of the Mongol empire for 24 years. He was not the first European to explore China his father and uncle, among others, had already been there.
The explorer Christopher Columbus made four trips across the Atlantic Ocean from Spain: in 1492, 1493, 1498 and 1502. He was determined to find a direct water route west from Europe to Asia, but he accidentally stumbled upon the Americas. Though he did not really “discover” the New World–millions of people already lived there–his journeys marked the beginning of centuries of transAtlantic conquest and colonization. Claim 1 Supporters of this position believe the Commercial revolution was the growth of capitalism an economic system based on private ownership. Some of the reasons that they believe this is because the Commercial Revolution was a period of european economic expansion, colonialism, and
He didn’t realize until his third voyage that he didn't land in china but a land that the Europeans had no knowledge on. People have celebrated this day as early as the eighteenth century, but it did not become an official federal holiday until 1937. The holiday was made to celebrate the beginning of settlement in america by the europeans. People from all over the world may honor it many different ways such as a celebration of Italian-American heritage and to honor Native Americans. However many people do not celebrate this holiday inspired by the Italian explorer.
Abe was born on March 7, 1924, in Tokyo, Japan, and before he turned one he moved to Manchuria, China, where he spent most of his childhood (Zolbrod). In 1931 his mother moved him to the Japanese island of Hokkaido to escape the Japanese invasion of China. “Those living in these marginal places were not completely excluded nor were they wholly accepted by the mainstream Japanese society,” (Price, Magill’s).
For this reason, it had been a belief that the Hmong cultural did exist from China and had ancestors who were monarchs. It is found that, the Hmong cultural did not become known until when Vietnam War broke out during World War II. The Hmong cultural became known when they took part of helping the US troops against Vietnam when Ho Chi Minh was in power. In the same way, Hmong cultural was also known for their tragic survival stories and stories of crossing the famous Mekong River between Laos and Thailand.
He emphasizes that organized religion and sects are more focused on following specific rules and practices, than concentrating on really understanding God and His ideas of humility, moral behavior and virtue. Benjamin Franklin tolerates and accepts people who have different mindsets and commit themselves to organized religions; however, even though Franklin believes in God and His creations, he considers organized religion as something that does not inspire morality and, instead, creates a hostile environment among people. The importance of religion is reflected through its use for society. Many people left their homes in Great Britain to start a new life in a foreign country they were not accustomed
In these missions he gained knowledge about the crops and spices popular in the various regions how the people were governed, and the cultural background of the people there. Marco, his father and uncle were one of the first Europeans to travel through china were able to fulfil goal and make a name or their family through this journey. They lived in what was known as the age of discovery where trading was prevalent. Trading and traveling was apart of the cultural norm, so it is only natural that their goal was to expand trade
The Silk Road was a series of land and sea trade routes that stretched from China to Rome in a journey that last two or more years. Many merchants traveled in caravans and did not make the whole journey, instead they traded only a certain distance from which they started and exchanged goods along the way. They would then trade the materials they had to the next merchant who would take it farther in the road. This replicated a relay system that progressed throughout time. I am lucky to be along this road as one of the most wanted and the most expensive items.
The first permanent settlements established by the English in the Americas. The first permanent settlements like the Chesapeake area colonies, the Carolinas, the Puritan New England settlements and the Mid-Atlantic colonies but better known as the northern, middle and southern colonies, all differed in politics, religion, economics and social issue. Although they all differed in the above, they all had one thing in common, they were religious. With different beliefs but religious. I will compare and contrast the differences between the colonies and what made each colony distinct from the other.