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  • Effects Of Mongol Rule On Central Asia

    Mongol rule between 1200 and 1500 CE has had great impact on Central Asia and on China however, China has been left with a greater and longer lasting impression left by the Mongols because of the relative proximity between the two empires. The Mongols throughout the ages have wreaked havoc and created an empire that was vast and continuous and within their empire they encompassed people of all backgrounds and cultures, which would at some points make it hard to control the masses, but an open society that gave the people religious freedom allowed for them to be at bay and accept a single leader who acted as the official authoritative figure over all the masses. Both China and Central Asia were deeply rooted within the trade that was connecting…

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  • Expansion Of Buddhism Around The World

    new areas and their way of life spiked interest in the local population. ”Such a process occurred with Buddhism in the oasis states along the Silk Route in Central Asia during the two centuries before and after the common era” (Berzin, 2012). Beliefs were also spread by powerful monarchs and important figures who influenced their followers by choosing the teachings of Buddha. In the 3rd Century King Ashoka’s conversion to Buddhism after realizing the amount of lives lost and blood spelt…

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  • Sui And Tang Dynasty Essay

    Early in East Asia history, merchants needed to go where they can make money and trades at. In certain time periods, it was hard to make money for merchants because of what dynasties was in power or constantly change of a dynasty. However, there were periods when merchants actually a lot of made money and trades. Merchants has its ups and downs, but their goals is the make money. When Merchants was most successful it was during the Sui & Tang dynasty was in control and Chang’an was the capital…

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  • Effects Of Environmental Issues In Afghanistan

    AFGHANISTAN Afghanistan is made up of mostly mountainous terrain, with plains to the southeastern and northern parts of the country. It spreads across 251,827 sq. miles, making it just smaller than the state of Texas which comes in at 268,820 sq. miles. The country is located between Southern Asia and Central Asia. It is bordered by Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, China, and India. This location centering between central and southern Asia makes Afghanistan both landlocked…

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  • Ancient Chin The Silk Road

    Have you ever wondered why the Silk Road is important? The Silk was the major trade product that's when it traveled on the silk road. This route was opened by Zhang Qian. Many people called Silk Road, Silk Route linking China with West. To begin with, according to Ducksters.com article the Silk Road was important because it helped to generate trade and commerce between a number of different kingdoms and empires. The silk was invented in Ancient China according to kids history the silk fabric…

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  • Mongol Military Tactics

    Their catapults were quite useful during city sieges. The Mongols would take the parts for a catapult with them on their conquests. (Yvonne Wang) When they got to a city, they would use these materials to assemble a catapult. When the siege was over, they would spare the technicians and engineers in the city and assimilate them into the army. They would be used to create more catapults. When attacking a kingdom, that kingdom’s main advantage was being protected by walls around the city. The…

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  • Religion In China Essay

    Muslims in China are allowed to have mosques, as markers of their communities. Most mosques had been destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, and was repaired in the 1980s by outside funding. But these mosques weren’t allowed to show anything that depicted that the Muslims within China had “outside” origins. While they may have superficially appeared to be as their Central Asian and Middle Eastern counterparts, they were missing key internal components. Muslims groups tend to remain rather…

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  • Mongol Empire Dbq Analysis

    As empires rise and fall, a select few leave their mark on history. Some are remembered as the unifiers and peacemakers, the ones who developed society for the better. Others are remembered as the destroyers, those who coveted power and glory enough to slay and destroy anything and anyone in their path. In the 13th century, the Mongols, a people from the northern steppes of Asia, left their mark on history under the leadership of Genghis Khan (McDougal Littel). Genghis Khan ruled the Mongols as…

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  • The Indian Ocean Basin Trade Routes

    1. The Indian Ocean Basin Trade routes connected Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa. Long distance sea trade moved across a web of routes linking all of those areas as well as East Asia (particularly China). On the other hand, Central Asia was the largest empire in the world history, controlling Tibet, Northern China, and Persia. Also, Islam would flourish in Central Asia/The Chinese transferred the skill of paper making. Through the Mongols, Islamic mathematics and astronomy spread…

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  • The Silk Road And The Socialization Of The Silk Road In Eurasia

    The Silk Road is the most well-know trading route in Eurasia that mixed products and religions across a wide range of cultures and people. Around the first century BCE many trade routes stretching from China to Central Asia merged into one large interconnected route. It allowed other countries to experience new things from different cultures. The Silk Road was the major route of the new wave of religion. It opened long-distance economic relations between civilizations. The silk road did not…

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