Daniel Serrato HISTORY 111 Document and Essay Question assignment 7 1. What motivated and sustained the long-distance commerce of the Silk Roads, Sea Roads, and Sand Roads? Why did the peoples of the Eastern Hemisphere develop long-distance trade more extensively than did those of the Western Hemisphere? One thing that I noticed that motivated the long-distance commerce of the Silk Roads, Sea Roads, and Sand Roads was the fact that the elites were desired luxury items from distant parts of the Eurasian network. Another contributing factor was the accumulation of wealth, especially among the merchants involved.
This shows that London was heavily involved in the transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans, due to the transport links provided by the River Thames and the London ports. As a result of this, the number of ports in London grew enormously and the capital became the largest slaving port in Britain until the 1730s. More than 50 ships a year left London to sail to West Africa. Between 1699 and 1807, 12,103 slaving voyages were made from British ports, of which London ports mounted 3,351 journeys. The slave trade brought a great deal of wealth to the London ports, as in
The Erie Canal played an enormous part in the economic growth in the United States. The Canal helped to cause an increase in industry along the Hudson River. Now, commercial vessels could travel all the way from the Hudson River to Lake Erie (Doc. 1A). This meant that they could bring goods to the people that couldn’t normally get them, because they were too expensive, or they had no way to get to them.
He was looking for a way to sail and trade directly with Asia. After he realized that the place he landed wasn 't Asia he realized the natives had gold, so he took it back to Spain. One major effect of the Columbus Exchange was the spread of diseases. When Columbus and other explorers
This canal is consisting of heavy metal such as polycyclic hydrocarbons, raw sewage, typhoid, cholera and tuberculosis The Gowanus Canal has been a home to many industries that produced high manufacturing volumes such as its neighboring gas plants, oil refineries, coal yards, cement manufacturers, tanneries, paint and ink factories, machine shops, and chemical plants amongst other industries. Due to poor environmental practices over many years, large amounts of sewage and industrial waste have been copiously discharged within the canal.
After crating the Suez Canal Britain had a free market and a huge economical advantage because of the shorter route to Asia, the canal saves the European ships from going around Africa to going stright to Asia, it gained more money and goods fror using the Canal. After the British left, Sudan is now and independent country that rules it self and runs its own economy but, since they left Sudan was ruled by the Arabian-Muslim side of Sudan despite the fact that the government was changed several times and it didn’t work, the two sides (Muslim and Christian) can’t agree to either be peaceful nor live together. At the time Cristians wanted a Christian ruler Muslims want their Muslim ruler (Omar Albasheer) which created a racial tension between the
When the U.S. started to build the canal people found a way to fight. ("Panama Canal") and ("The French"). Historical Context- Diseases like malaria and yellow fever affected many of the workers in
However when they didn 't pay their debt to British banks, so the British took over the canal. The Suez Canal was very important because it allowed quicker access to different parts of Asia and Africa. Persia Summary Persia’s land was desired by both Britain and Russia. Britain and Russia both fought for control over the land with locals. Russia wanted control over the land in Persia because it had access to the Indian Ocean.
In China, the Chinese had the Silk Road which helped other civilizations connect, share and trade their inventions and this led to cultural diffusion. Thanks to new writing systems, trade, and new rules, the River Valley Civilizations gained many advances to help build in prosperity, ideas, government, and
In the mid-nineteenth century, the German geologist, Baron Ferdinand von Richthofen, named the trade and communication network Die Seidenstrasse (the Silk Road), and the term, also used in the plural, continues to stir imaginations with its evocative mystery. History The Silk Road may have formally opened up trade between the Far East and Europe during the Han Dynasty, which ruled China from 206 B.C. to 220 A.D., but the transport of goods and services along these routes dates back even further. The Persian Royal Road, which connected Susa (in present-day Iran) more than 1,600 miles west to Sardis (near the Mediterranean Sea in modern Turkey), was established by the Persian ruler Darius I during the Achaemenid Empire—some 300 years before the opening of the Silk Road. The Persians also expanded the Royal Road to include smaller routes that connected Mesopotamia to the Indian subcontinent as well as northern Africa via Egypt.