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    Zheng He’s voyages have been a constant source of controversy in the historical world because of the differing opinions on whether they should be celebrated or not. In July of 1405, Zheng He was given a task to lead a fleet of ships for exploration. This task was assigned to him by Emperor Yongle of China’s Ming Dynasty. Zheng He went on seven separate voyages over the next twenty eight years through the Indian and Pacific Oceans with the largest fleet of wooden ships in history. He navigated his

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    Soon after the death of Zheng He, China ceased exploration of new lands. Conversely, the wealth and power the excursions generated for Spain and Portugal fueled their desired to discover new territories and treasures. Although the explorations were considered successful in elevating

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    Zheng He Dbq

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    Columbus, de Gama, and Zheng He, were all leaders Zheng He was the first major ocean voyager in the 15th century. He led seven expeditions, through the Indian ocean using over 300 massive boats called “treasure ships”. Though, unlike many others in his time, he was not an explorer. He and his crews of thousands sailed from Africa, the Middle East, and India, to get the west impressed with China and for people to discern them as the leading manufacturer in the world. Once Zheng He died, the voyages stopped

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    Zheng He Analysis

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    Supported by a backdrop of politically favorable winds and a generous endowment, the Emperor commissioned the undertaking of explorations to an experienced Admiral named Zheng He. Having grown up an imposing man, despite earlier castration at the hands of Chinese soldiers in his youth and the fate to live life as a eunuch, Zheng He became a testament to both triumph and the unfathomable repulsiveness of human history. Nevertheless, a fortuitous placement in the household of future Ming ruler Yongle

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    Zheng He Dbq Analysis

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    voyages of Zheng He because he overcame great odds in childhood, castrated by the Ming Dynasty, he traveled over 100,000 miles with very little technology, he managed a total of 37,500 men, managed a four hundred feet boat, he was a great leader to his soldiers, and created cultural diffusion in China. Zheng He overcame great odds in childhood was by in 1381, a ten year old boy named Ma He from Yunan Province in southern China watched his father died at the hands of the Ming Dynasty, and he was also

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    Zheng He was an explorer, diplomat, and admiral from China that lived during the Ming Dynasty. Throughout centuries and even in recent decades, Zheng He and his expeditions have been politicized and remembered as an envoy of peace. His expeditions were widely praised and moreover exaggerated by nationalistic individuals who were proud of the past (Ptak 1). What those individuals create is the huge romanticzation of Zheng He as an individual and his expeditions. Similar to the story of the Three Kingdoms

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    Zheng He Research Paper

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    1) Who was Zheng He, and where did he travel? Zheng He was a Chinese Muslim. When he was young he was castrated in order to serve a prince, following the customs at the time. He later conspired with that prince, Zhu Di to overthrow the then current emperor. Zhu Di became emperor and rewarded Zheng He with a massive armada of ships. He sailed for years, furthering China’s reach and trading everywhere he went. He traveled 2000 miles into the Atlantic. From China to East Africa, India, Southeast Asia

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    1380, Zheng He’s father was killed, it’s unsure if he was just a bystander that got caught in the onslaught, or if he was helping the Mongol army. After this Zheng He was taken captive by the Ming army. He was castrated and sent to the servitude of the Prince of Yan who raised him to become a well respected individual. He became a wealthy and powerful individual and was given a new mission. He was assigned to go down the coast of China, then across the ocean to India, and this is where Zheng He’s

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    Zheng He Voyage Analysis

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    During the 1405-1433, Ming dynasty of China under the ruling of Yongle appointed Zheng He to go on a voyage to reestablish trade route. This is an important event in term of trading because the Black Plague of the 1300s caused the global trade to be halted. Zheng He's expedition shows China's effort to reenter this global trading system. Many accounts of Zheng He's voyage comes from novels and secondary resources, and these sources exaggerated many aspects of the expedition such as the size of the

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    past centuries, the stories of Zheng He Voyages have been marveled at by many, and have even hit many households not only in China, but also in many parts of the world. Zheng He was an influential figure during the Ming Empire, leading an astounding total number of seven voyages, with tens of thousands of people and great fleets under his command. Zheng He was born to a Muslim family in Yunan with the original name of Ma He. Upon being captured by the Ming army, he was sent to serve the Prince of

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    person credited for the discovery of the New World. Zheng He was a Hui-Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat and fleet admiral, who commanded voyages to Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, and East Africa. Each men and their fleets had two completely different reason for their travel. Christopher Columbus purpose was to find a new trade way to the Asian countries. Zheng He's purpose was to enlarge empires control of seaway trade. Zheng He's voyages took place in the Indian Ocean and Christopher

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    Zheng He was a peacemaking ambassador who only used power or violence when threatened. This is the case in many situations that Zheng He was in. Especially as he protected the Ming dynasty through king 's orders, he rarely used violence or force. He uses the power he does to help people. “Zheng He erected a stone tablet that declared Melaka to be a kingdom. After that Thailand did not dare to invade Melaka.” (Ma Huan). Thailand was trying to take over, and control Melaka. To avoid this, Zheng He

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    Zheng He, one of China’s greatest fleet admiral and diplomat of the early 1400s, was probably not an ambassador because he did not carry out the roles of an ambassador- stays in a country for a relatively long time and suggests and convinces the country’s government to do something that is good for the ambassador’s home country. Instead, Zheng He constantly voyaged to many places with a huge fleet. Thus, he was not a trade ambassador but an emissary who displayed the power of China. Zheng He’s fleet

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    da Vinci and Zheng He were two of those people who had extraordinary abilities that found brilliant expression in the great achievements in life. Both Leonardo da Vinci and Zheng He, made significant impacts through their work. Leonardo da Vinci worked to study human anatomy dissecting around 30 corpses. He got an intimate look at the heart and brain, which he made wax molds of to study further. His contributions are so vast and cover so many disciplines, and areas of study. Zheng He was a Muslim

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    In 1433, the Chinese purposely and unexpectedly ended their maritime expeditions that had put them in the spotlight for the past few years. Before the expeditions were stopped, they were taking place on the Indian Ocean where Zheng He, the captain, had established their territory. During this same time Europe was trying to build and empire through their voyages, however their ships were small and much less forceful. The Chinese ending their expeditions worked out well for Europe because the Indian

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    gender roles dictates to us what's right or wrong and pleasing to society and how our attitudes, behaviors, and self-presentation methods should be pertaining to your biological sex. This includes norms for behavior, which some researchers have started to call “the rules of masculinity” which is completely wrong.an example of this is boys are told to not bear their imperfections to the public, to keep it private, boys are also told not to wear makeup cause its made for girls and it and it causes

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    at the beginning really one girl likes a guy but he loves her best friend like in real life in most cases she never gets a chance “the course of true love never did run smooth(). In the play love does not run smoothly it keeps from relationships forming all because of a flower. In the play marriage plays a key role in most of the play though most marriages hit a rough patch or two like the one in the story. The Queen seems unhappy to the king so he send puck to get this flower so she will fall back

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    in the excerpt from “Father” by Alice Walker, it states “It is frustrating that, because now he is dead, I will never know.”. This proves that the two characters are similar because although the gender of their parents that did die was different, the two basically lived their lives with only one parent.

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    fear take control. For example, the author writes “He wanted a second chance. Another chance to be confident… But he busted her jar of mayonnaise and nothing else worked out…” (Rylant 283). This quote shows that the boy let fear take control of him, now, he is regret because he should be confident in front of the girl he like from the beginning. This quote shows that fear will bring you down in front of the girl you liked. The author also writes “… he never once turned his head in her direction… the

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    flower after he realizes he can never have the person he truly wants. Dalí emphasizes both the passionate obsession and terrible grief that Narcissus feels throughout the story with his color schemes and his sectioning of the piece. Dalí uses two main color schemes to portray Narcissus’s feelings throughout the story. On the left-hand side of the painting, he uses bright oranges, red, and yellows to give a sense of passion. Narcissus’s passion is for himself and his looks. He realizes that he is infatuated

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