The United States did not enter the war until December 7, 1941 when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor. The war lasted until 1945. One of the most important developments of World War II, was the creation of the Higgins Boat. General Dwight Eisenhower was quoted as saying, “Andrew Higgins is the man who won the war for us. If Higgins had not designed and built those LCVPs, we never could have landed over an open beach.
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.
Even though at the time being England had control over the seas. This gave mostly liberty for the English to send their people in attempt to start a new order. Another reason that allowed the English to settle in the Americas was the joint stock companies. Their main purpose was to provide funds for the English citizens to start new colonies in which the investors provided. These companies provided a new outlook to the central value system of capitalism and the expectation to discover gold in the Americas.
Gold and silver were transported to India where merchants transported crops from India to the East African Coast. But, the Columbian Exchange brought new crops and more silver to the Indian Ocean region which provided new types of resources and goods for trade. A change would have been the increased involvement of European traders because they began to colonize and have economic ambitions. For example, Europeans began to open their own trade ports throughout the Indian Ocean region. The Opium trade with China profited the British by having the Opium produced in India and transporting it to China for trade.
Years later in 1849 Archaeologist were excavating and discovered King Assurbanipal’s, Assyrian king, library of these clay tablets. Preserving the Sumerian culture is the only way we know of this civilization, and since it was the Assyrians who preserved it the culture was diffused. Another contributor to cultural diffusion was Phoenicia. Having lived on a coastal port the Phoenicians made their living from the sea. They used ships that they constructed themselves to travel up and down the coast trading with others.
The Romans influenced such a vast area of the world for an extended amount of time due to their superior engineering skills. Aqueducts are one of their many inventions and arguably the greatest of their time and many years after. Before aqueduct technology, humans were restricted to build cities around natural water sources such as springs and rivers. These restricted cities grew crowded—not to mention also feculent and odious due to lack of a sewer system. Aqueducts enabled the Romans to grow in many different aspects including the size of their empires and their army.
The Native Americans were probably the unluckiest groups in American history. The Europeans had developed into a much more advanced civilizations compared to the Native Americans. The discovery of the Americas had revolutionized the ways of life all over the world. The discovery of the New World lead to new opportunity for many Europeans. Christopher Columbus had believed that he could sail to East Asia by sailing west (American Civ to 1914, 8).
* Near Vesuvius was an area knows as the Plegraean Fields (burning fields), where geothermal activity produced steam and bubbling mud. The Romans built hot spa health resorts in the area at Baia. * The climate was moderate with cooling breezes in summer and short winters. The mild climate and natural beauty of the environment attracted wealthy Romans to build holiday homes in the area. * Pompeii and Herculaneum were on the coast of the bay known today as the Bay of Naples.
It also led to a city that was the envy of many, Mark (2011) points out that “The aristocrats lived in palaces, the less affluent in modest but attractive homes”. The harbour at Carthage was said to be the largest of the time with over 200 docks, with ornate columns forming a semi circular port covered with sculptures from the region. This trading power, supported by slave labour and backed by military force allowed Carthage to expand its empire across the North Africa region, as well as into the Iberian Peninsula, which left to contact and friction with the two other great empires of the day – Greece and Rome. The power of Rome. According to Gill “At first, Rome was
The city then rises about 304 metres high stretching south for 2 kilometres. It is quite odd that such a location could be the capital of the Hittite Empire, but many factors such as a plentiful water source (Kızılırmak River), fields for growing produce and an intricate defence systems kept the kings of the empire safe here. The first evidence of settlements in Hattusha are from the early bronze age, but there are no documents or any evidence that tells us who built these early settlements in Hattusha. These early people lived on the top and northwest foot of the high hill which dominates the east side of the city, called Büyükkale ("Great Fortress"). This hill later became the Hittite Acropolis.