200 Ce Essay

1004 Words 5 Pages
The world underwent many changes between 200 C. E. and 1000 C. E. In the region of the Americas, Teotihuacan fell in 750, while the Anasazi culture flourished and grew from 700 onwards. The Tiwanaku and Wari controlled the Peruvian Highlands in the Andes between 600 and 1000. Between 800 and 900, the Mayan centers were abandoned in the Yucatan Peninsula, and the Mississippian cultures began to develop in the 900’s in North America. The Toltec founded their capital of Tula in 968. In India, Chandra Gupta founded the Gupta Empire in 320, but it goes bankrupt and collapses in 550 C.E. In Southeast Asia, trade develops through the Strait of Malacca in 500 C. E. In the Middle East, Muhammad lives and Islam develops between 200 and 1000. In Western …show more content…
In China, the Han dynasty falls in 220, and the Sui unify China from 627-649. The Tang dynasty begins suppressing Buddhism in China in 840, but fell in 907. The Song dynasty takes control of China in 960. In Inner Asia, the Tibetan Kingdom is founded and it 's political authority is taken by the Buddhist monks. The Koryo dynasty in Korea was founded in 918 and was supported by the Tang. In Japan, “The Tale of Genji” was written by Murasaki Shikibu in 1000. The many events in the Mediterranean such as, the emergence and use of a Principate, the Third Century Crisis, the schism between the Western and Eastern halves of the Roman Empire, and the rise of Christianity helped contribute to many changes and continuations that occurred between 200 and 1000 C. …show more content…
In the Third Century Crisis, inflation and maintaining a large army drained the treasury and the economy. Emperors tried to combat the inflation by lowering the amount of precious stones in coins but this led to more inflation and finally the use of a barter system. This system was utilized for trade and commerce once merchants stopped accepting Roman coins. There was a lack of effective leadership as well due to the large amount of emperors that went in and out of office in a short span of time. The Crisis nearly destroyed the Roman Empire due to how serious the problems were and was one of the worst periods of time in the Roman Empire. The Crisis changed the economy of Rome itself and made people go back to bartering. It sapped the life of the fragile economy and caused a severe economic depression in Rome. The Crisis also caused the cities of Rome to erect walls for protection, in an effort to evade the raids of the barbarians that pushed farther into weakened Rome. Much of the Empire’s administration stayed the same after the Crisis, there wasn 't any change in government function or role. Roman borders also continued to remain vulnerable to nomads and enemies after the

Related Documents

Related Topics