Both routes had dangers, including bandits on the Silk Road; pirates and storms on the Indian Ocean route. Indeed, sub-Saharan African states like Ghana, Mali, and Songhai had enormous quantities of gold, which they traded to North African traders for goods they needed, such as salt and textiles. While the Mongols continued their westward push into the Middle East and Europe, the destruction of Islamic dominance of the Middle East and Central Asia reopened the Silk Road trade routes. The Titanic, yes its ostentatious construction and oblivious route are very well the reasons it sank to the bottom of the ocean floor. Page 1 of 6 Chapter 6 1. Around the turn of the 13th century, Genghis Khan led his Mongol hordes west into Central Asia destroying various Central Asian states along the way.
With the development of the Stirrup and the use of chariots, people along the Silk Road were able to trade goods including silk, animals, and porcelain to places such as Central Asia, China, Rome, Persia, and Iran. Middle Age Trade Routes It seems like today you can buy just about anything online. With routes leading south for the exchange of gold, ivory, kola nuts, and slaves within Africa, they also traveled north. The green revolution has one enemy, The reproductive rate of the human species is exceeding the rate and which we can make food to feed it. Its social impacts have crossed its borders from time immemorial and arrived at faraway grounds.
Buddhism was started in 560 B. The traditional connections that had shipped silk and other goods west from China to the Mediterranean were weakened and eventually severed altogether by the 10th century. Adam Goodheart compares the attack on the Twin Towers to the tragedy of the fatal decent of the Titanic. Differences in geography caused the Silk Road to decline and expanded the Indian Ocean trade. However, in the Middle Ages, the Silk Road was reopened after a few hundred years of inactivity. They could have withstood anything except murder. In Southern Asia, instead of going over land across Central Asia, the traders and merchants of the Middle Ages looked to the sea.
The population explosion which began during the 18th century caused competition. A more favorable shift of trading was leaning towards oceanic voyages because of how efficient and profitable it was to merchants and traders. The towers were meant to glorify our freedom, not to be envied by other countries. Economically, the Indian Ocean Trade stayed the same in the way of spreading goods, but changed in the means of trading. The Bubonic Plague started in western Asia by the Mongolians. These merchants later carried Buddhism along the Silk Road where it first established a. The Indian Ocean trade depended heavily on the monsoon winds of the Indian Ocean, which changed directions with the seasons.
You were spiritually equal to Buddha or God no matter what, not even social class or race. History of the American Indian Professor Roger Carpenter December 14, 2009 Northern Native Americans were faced with many great hardships with the arrival of the Europeans, Spanish and the French. Trades now still exist through the Indian Ocean where Southeast Asian countries still trade with one another and with India. Thousands of years ago, the process wasn't nearly as simple. The significance of Africans practicing iron smelting, copperwork and art were that the slave trade taught Europeans that Africans were inferior and that helped justify imperialism in the minds of many Europeans.
Also, both of them were against slavery. Many religions are spread, but Buddhism was the main religion spread along the trade routes. Politically, the Indian Ocean trade stayed the same in the sense that it flourished while under the control of strong empires, and changed because of the variation of empires that controlled the region throughout this time period. The Titanic sinking is the largest nonwar. However, without any caravan cities to pass through on water, ships on the Indian Ocean Trade did not have to worry about going through all the chaos on land. In contrast, the Silk Road helped to spread Buddhism. Beginning approximately five centuries before Christianity, Buddhism emerged as an ideology contrasting harsher Hindu laws and made it possible for people to understand that it was actually necessary for them to follow a Middle Path in order to achieve Enlightenment.
Though there were pirates and storms, a less worry free trip would attract more traders than one that is filled with more hazards. Body Paragraph 1 Essay 1 1. It lead to the vast amounts of trade between the great civilizations of Asia and later on the whole of Asia and the areas surrounding the Mediterranean. Both the Trans-Saharan and Silk Road relied heavily on the use of caravans, merchants, and domesticated animals as a primary source of conducting trades and commerce along such long paths. First off, The titanic was decorated with only the finest appliances available. Those Indians would have to farm or work in the mines. Today, the Silk Road is a tourist destination and is being re … vived.
In return merchants came back with many products from China including silk … and porcelains. Thanks to trade between Rome and the Middle East, the missionaries were able to spread religious teaching to the Middle East and promote the new religion as well as provide a place for it to grow. Riots and chaos would stir when an empire fell; people were free to do whatever they wanted to without a government. This allowed for continued advancement because of the use of gained knowledge from trading with others outside of their own community. As it is stated in the paragraph before their followers state of salvation was achieved when reaching the Nirvana or Heaven. This religion was greatly successful in attracting merchants as converts, and later split into different types; Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism.