This occurred because of its geographical location, pitted in between Europe and Asia, who both had large economies based on trade. As Islam spread it drew more people into South Asia. With the influx of people, South Asia remained a center of trade in the world market. In 1750, South Asia’s economy was based on trade. This is important because it supported agricultural growth in the region.
In what way did Mesopotamia and Egyptian civilizations differ from each other? Besides Mesopotamia, another civilization grew up in northeast Africa, along the Nile River. Egyptian civilization interacted with Mesopotamia civilization for thousands of years on exchange of goods and technologies produced a quite different society and culture. These two civilizations differed from geography, environment, religions and politics. In Mesopotamia, the extremely flat land between Euphrates and Tigris River in present day Iraq and Kuwait, the unpredictable floods by Euphrates River forcing the farmers into heroic effort to keep the ripening grain fields from being drowned by water.
The Egyptians could possibly be an extinct population if it were not for the Nile River. Not only did the Nile River provide a water source for the Ancient Egyptians, its frequent flooding provided rich soils to grow and maintain crops. The Nile River is such a large body of water and for the Ancient Egyptians to get full use out if it they developed one of the first irrigation systems, diverting water away from cities and towards fertile soil to help grow crops. The irrigation system was also used to provide clean drinking water (“Ancient Egyptian agriculture”, 2013, Irrigation Systems, para.1). As impressive as their irrigation systems were I believe the most interesting fact about the Nile River and the Ancient Egyptians is that the frequent flooding was so predictable that this was the basis for creating the first calendar,
Stage three of the Conrad and-Demarest model helps understand empires by seeing their major results such as relative stability and prosperity, economic rewards, and population increase. The stability and prosperity of the Han started with high agricultural productivity supporting the craft industries of iron tools and silk. The iron industry was of rapid growth, because iron parts were used in shovels, picks and spades, enabling cultivators to produce more food and support a larger population. The agriculture surplus allowed fine manufactured goods to be produced and to engage in trade. Iron also was of military use in crafting armor, swords and spears.
Jarrod Tasnady 9/20/14 Economics played a huge role in the establishment of European colonies in North America. From the beginning in settlements such as Jamestown and Plymouth went nearly extinct. They were saved by advancements in the economy. Due to agricultural discoveries farmers were able to produce a high demand in tobacco. This is what led to the establishment of not only Jamestown and Plymouth but as well as many other future settlements.
Around 1450-1700 Western Europe expanded their Atlantic trade. They began exploring other parts of the world, and even building colonies in some of these places. They began to explore Africa as well as the Americas. Western Europe gained many things from this new land, which they were able to use in order to enhance their own economy. Western Europe’s expansion of Atlantic trade, through exploration and colonization, not only improved their own economy, but also the economy of America, through sharing new trade products and crops as well as beginning the slave trade.
The growth of population resulted from more reliable food supplies, thanks to the new crops that originated in the Americas and widespread resistance to disease. Better job opportunities and more dependable food supplies led people to marry at earlier ages and have more children. A high birthrate meant a large percentage of children within the general population.
As well as economy, agriculture also boomed. Farmers grew crops such as sugarcane, cotton, medicinal herbs, fruits, vegetables which were very valuable in the market Islam had a very prosperous golden age; it involved growth and modernization in many of the things that make up Islamic culture. It allowed new culture to blend in with original Muslim culture and it let Muslims trade and create a wealthy economy. Overall Muslims in their golden age have modernized themselves and truly without them a lot of cultures might have been different and set