Document 4 shows how Northern and Central Africa were connected, with part of the connection stemming from the Middle East, a prominent area of Muslims. Document 7 shows the extensive spread of the Mongol Empire, with the outer edges stretching into central Europe. With the Mongols came Islam as well, so the expansion of the empire certainly helped bring the religion and its traders into Europe. Document 10 shows how trade was concentrated throughout Europe, with prominent cities of Muslim inhabitance in the connection, later connecting to North Africa as well. Thus, through this extensive network, Muslims made a bigger cultural impression in Africa.
McKenzie Langford 26 November 2012 Pd. 3- McCauley Comparing and Contrasting the Byzantine Empire and the Dar Al-Islam The Byzantine Empire and the Muslim World were both significant to Afroeurasia during the middle ages. Each had major effects on the surrounding areas, and continued to influence cultures around the world in the following years. The Byzantine Empire and the Muslim world shared similarities in their economics and cultural achievements; however, their religious views were both similar and different at the same time. In the Byzantine Empire, trade played a very important role in their economic system.
The Mali Empire was strong with forces, which their empire was the size of Western Europe. Mali was a world power, which made them over more dominion of its neighbors. Mali traded with Europe and Egypt, which were very successful because most of the trade items were gold. Mali adopted the religion of Islam, which was another addition contribution to their success. The fall of the Mali Empire was the death of their leader Mansa.
Africa experienced growth and change in their political organization and the rise and fall of kingdoms and states Before the syncretic cults, Africa's old traditions and beliefs surrounded deities, idols, and multiple gods. These god symbolized the world around them. Then, when Christianity and Islam came over to Sub-Saharan Africa, there was intermixing with the traditions and foreign religions. Christianity became popular with
CCOT essay: During the time of 600-1450 the trading patterns of West Africa and the Mediterranean region were developing rapidly. However, the peoples were affected by these developing trading patterns, made sure to keep some aspects of the original patterns the same. Some of the changes that were instituted include the advancement of the transportation that was used, as well as the extension of trade into new areas of both regions. But, West Africa and the Mediterranean did keep their trade goods the same, as well as their peaceful ways of trading with other regions. The change or advancement in transportation as it pertains to the trading patterns of these two regions, happened relatively quickly.
Britain also established companies in India and Africa. Due to the trade between the colonies via the companies, Britain started to generate a large consistent income. Mercantilist policies were introduced shortly after 1680. A factor that led to Britain gaining its reputation and wealth were that it established a strong connection with its merchants. The merchants were happy to trade with Britain as a policy of Britain was to protect its clients.
With using the criteria`s of: scale, genius, effort, and significance; we will see what they were. The Maya`s remarkable achievements were: trade networks, calendars, and the number system; However their most remarkable achievement was building cities. Three good examples of the remarkable achievement by the ancient Maya were trade networks, number system, and the calendar. The trade network reached across Mesoamerica from southern Mexico to Honduras (Doc A). The Mayan`s carried many products on these routes including cocoa, basalt
A Golden age is such a time when a certain civilization or ruling power has an economic boom and is doing very well in generally every aspect. Golden ages can last hundreds of years or just a short time. One example of a golden age was in Islam this golden was a huge leap in many aspects of culture, art, architecture, education, religion, sciences, and the economy. Ancient Islam was very diverse with many cultures including Arabs, Persians, Egyptians, and Europeans. As humans naturally do, the Islamic people learned from and blended customs and traditions into theirs.
Imperialism France and Japan are two of the world’s most important countries. Not only are they economically and militarily strong, they are also very politically influential. These two countries would not be in the position they are now without their success in expansion through imperialism. Both have a great history in imperialism. France has imperialized many African countries on Africa’s west coast as well as many islands along Africa, which they used throughout their trading route.
The period of 1492 to 1750 offered both the old world and the new world an era of rising independence and connection. During this phase in world history, the Europeans dominated world travel, and by doing so, established colonies in the Americas and also inflamed the African slave trade. As a result of this global domination, the relations focused mainly on Western Europe, the Americas, and Africa. Because of the connection between the three regions of the world, their respective economies developed and drastically changed them from where they were before. The some existing social structures became distorted, others remained constant, and new social structures became apparent as another effect of the new worldwide connection.