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    The first reason as to why we should not celebrate the voyages of Zheng He is the trips were costly. When you look at map on Document A you can see he traveled in an unusual route, this proves that he was already traveling to well-established ports. It was all planned and he was not traveling to unknown lands, or really discovering anything. During his seven voyages he traveled about 105,300 miles combined, not only is that a long distance to travel but it also costs a lot of money. After all, one of the explanations to why the Chinese officials dismantled the fleet and destroyed the records was because it was contributing to the bankruptcy of the Ming treasury. People might think well after all he was going to collect tribute too, he was…

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    voyages. Seven of which were captained by a Chinese man named Zheng He. In 1371, Zheng He was born into a Muslim family in China, with the original name, Ma He. Later in his life, Zheng He became a loyal servant and friend of Emperor Yongle of the Ming Dynasty. The emperor, impressed and appreciative of He’s accomplishments and loyalty, gave Ma He the surname Zheng along with military power. In 1405, Zheng He conducted the first of seven voyages on behalf of Emperor Yongle. China wanted to show…

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    Zheng He was a Chinese Muslim admiral during the Ming Dynasty. In 1405, Zheng He received orders from Emperor Yongle to travel down the coast of China and across the ocean to India to show the power of China. For the next 28 years, Zheng He would lead seven voyages and sailed distances farther than anyone had before. He commanded numerous ships of breath-taking size with thousands of people in his crew and established peaceful relationships with other areas. The voyages of Zheng He should be…

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    the Indiana Ocean trading network experienced the same exact feeling. Zheng He devoted his life to a series of seven voyages. Throughout these voyages, He sailed from China, with nearly thirty thousand men, to numerous different countries collecting tribute and establishing tributary relations. The reasons behind these voyages are strongly and continuously debated by…

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    Zheng He's 7 Voyages

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    Noor Shahin The 7 voyages of Zheng He In 1403, the Yongle Emperor ordered the construction of a massive fleet of ships capable of traveling the Indian Ocean successfully. His political motive for starting these expeditions was so that he could enlist states an imperial tribute system that increased the domestic prestige of the emperor because china considered itself the center of the world. The voyages consisted of 27,000 men aboard 317 ships. In 1405, Chinese imperial fleet set out on its…

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    taking the Ming throne, whereupon he reoriented China's policy course along "Expansionist" lines, sidelining the Neo-Confucians. A key part of Emperor Yongle's "Expansionist" agenda included projecting Chinese commercial, diplomatic, and cultural presence into the Indian Ocean. This naturally involved extending and establishing China's diplomatic and trade links with as many nations and kingdoms in the Indian Ocean basin as possible. Emperor Yongle appointed the court eunuch Zheng He to be his…

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    Chloe Smith World History Zheng He’s Voyages 30 October 2016 In 1368, Hongwu led a rebel army that finally drove the Mongols out of China. Hongwu then became the first Ming Dynasty emperor and he ruled from the capital, Yuan. Even though Hongwu was able to implement stability in China, problems arose and he became a ruthless tyrant. He doubted the loyalty of his officials and then killed thousands of them. After Hongwu’s death in 1398, his son, Yonglo, became the new emperor. Yonglo had…

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    Essay One Since the death of Prophet Muhammad, the expansion of Islam has been evident beyond the Arabian Peninsula and specifically Makkah town. In the contemporary society, Islam is practiced in each continent and region including Africa, Europe, Nothern India and Southwest Asia. The spread of Islam has been motivated by the migration of Muslims to other regions of the world and the conversion of individuals from other religions to Islam. Military campaigns after the Hijrah era led to a…

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    sailed the ocean blue.” Is this the correct answer? Most people would say yes although, the evidence points toward the Chinese discovering the Americas. I believe that the Chinese discovered the Americas before Christopher Columbus. A hundred years before Columbus discovered the Americas, China was in their golden age of science and math. China was doing so well that they sponsored the Voyages of Zheng He. The Voyages of Zheng He were a group of Chinese ships, called junks, that traveled…

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    coin and the backbone of the Chinese economy would eventually be silver. There were bans and restrictions that were prosed and put in place on foreign trade. Not just by the Europeans or the Chinese exclusively, but by both sides. The silver trade proved profitable and there was opposition to these bans and restrictions. In document 7, a Ming dyansty official takes notice to how profitable Chinese goods such as porcelain and pottery could be when sold to forein countries. He wants to repeal…

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