Just as the Indian Ocean Basin helped spread religion to east and southeast Asia, similarly, the Silk Road spread Buddhism to southeast and central Asia. From this evidence, it is clear that the dynamics of cross-cultural exchanges in the Indian Ocean Basin was mainly through trade and
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.
The law expressed that all immigrants who occupied with mining industry must comply with the tax law. This unfair demonstration brought about a gigantic disobedience from the foreign workers and their restriction was effective. The taxation of the foreign miners was lowered from $20 to $4 each month. Even though the act lowered the amount to $4 per month, many of the Chinese miners were only making approximately $6 a month. If they failed to pay the monthly tax, the Chinese workers were forced to give up their property and personal possessions (Natasha Rivero, 2010).
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 Africa, trade consisted of ivory, gold, and iron. In China, there was earthenware. But the main trade in the Indian ocean were various textiles such as silk and other cloths, with these being traded by Indian sailors and others around the world. The trade
Key things that helped the Manchurian people take over Beijing was death and disaster from the Bubonic Plague, earthquakes, and climate changes. The Qing dynasty, just like the Ming, had issues from natural disasters such as floods and earthquakes. This caused their forces to be impacted and allowed for extended wars to take even more of their troops. In conclusion, The Ming and the Qing dynasties were the las two dynasties of China.
The Colombian Exchange and Silk Road were very similar, but at the same time they are very different. They both were a global system of exchange. The Silk Road was around from 3000 B.C. to the 15th century, and the Colombian Exchange was around from 1492 to 1789. Also, the Colombian Exchange was a land and sea trade route, but the Silk Road was land and sea. During the Colombian Exchange, they would use boats to travel.
The government that was created during The Qin Dynasty created the model of a bureaucracy. Many of the legalistic policies that were set into motion during the Qin dynasty are still seen affecting modern China. Legalism also affects the information that we know about ancient China, this is because during the Qin Dynasty so much history was lost because of Qin Shi Huangdi’s view on what was being written about. Confucianism is a complex system of social and political ethics based on filial piety, kinship, loyalty and righteousness. While Legalistic beliefs are the focus on greater efficiency and less adherence to tradition in which strict adherence to the letter of the law.
The Mongols reached broad extents of land, having four Khanates in Russia, Persia, Central Asia, and China, creating contacts with other parts of the known world(Document A). Because of this, public relations associating trade and commerce were set in motion. The Mongols traded among Asia and Europe for centuries during their establishment, and it was what initially led them to subdue China(Document I). While it is recognizable that the conquest of China was through terrorism, attaining that area opened numerous doors for commerce. 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).
Trade with many countries caused the empire to spread their belief of Buddhism to expand. The goods that were trade were precious stone, spices, horses, copper, sugar cane, indigo, wheat, drugs, pearls, fruits, cotton, Ivory, Linen, and clothing. There are different routes for different places. The routes that were taken were called the Indus River, Ganges River, and Silk road mostly used for northern India. The impact that
Each nation began to finance passage of
It was hard during much of the biological ancien regime to develop and yield good crops (74). Braudel goes in depth about the devastations that resulted due to famine through out history in Europe and Asia. In many instances, people resorted to begging in towns in search for food (75), and the problem had gotten so bad across Western Europe that many of the poor and hungry were secluded or separated into hospitals
I believe the Han Empire collapsed because of the Silk Road, a trading route from China to the Mediterranean. It bought some pro’s and con’s, like the spread of different cultures and the spread of the Bubonic Plague not only across China but parts of Europe as well. The Black Death originated in Europe and was spread across the eastern part of the world. It killed many people in the Han Empire meaning it killed thousands upon thousands. " Since most Empires were not advanced in their sanitation systems it spread quickly".