The Spread Of Islam And China During The 1500's

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The spread of Islam and China greatly contributed to world development during the 1500’s. Christendom in Europe enhanced Christianity throughout the Byzantine Empire. The European forces of Christendom established new colonies, but Muslims easily invaded them. The European’s technological advancements were inferior to Chinese and Islam officials. European civilizations expanded trade routes throughout China and Islam. They borrowed many goods such as gunpowder and wheelbarrow from China. However, Chinese and Muslim societies advanced farther. (Strayer, 490). The European advancements originated from Chinese accomplishments, but they slowly adopted advanced technologies. However, China advanced highly in cannons, ship, navigation and compass.

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