Between 650 CE and 1750 CE, commerce in the Indian Ocean was very successful and encountered many different changes and continuities. When trade routes in the Indian Ocean emerged, the seasonal and predictable monsoons timed informed traders and merchants when to travel across the ocean. The cities on the coast of the Indian Ocean greatly benefited those who lived in them due to their ability to attract traders and merchants. In addition, as time passed, European presence began to surface as cities in the Indian Ocean became monopolized by European countries such as Great Britain. As trade routes in the Indian Ocean used to import and export goods stayed the same, Indian and semi-coastal Indian cities continued attract trade throughout 650 CE and 1750 CE, but in the midst of the continuities were changes such as the increased European presence and involvement.
DBQ Essay 10/11/12 During the 1800's, construction of the Transcontinental Railroad, and the Erie Canal led to great economic growth in the U.S. They both made transporting easier during 1860- 1890. The Erie Canal led to great economic growth in many ways. One way was that it made transporting easier for people and their goods. They used the Erie Canal for many reasons, but the main reason was to bring goods to and from places to make a profit.
Merchants took advantage of the newly created waterways and the boom in the production and use of steam boats and railroads to move their cargo cheaply and move it further inland. The availability of cheap goods deeper inland promoted the expansion further
Their agricultural strength was another component that added to the empire’s power. Trade was also important in the Muslim world. The Islamic people traded across the silk roads, linking once again China and the Mediterranean basin. Agricultural production would increase the amount of cities in the Arabs making refined business practices a necessity. This would cause the establishment of banks and the sakk, a forerunner of checks.
Coastal areas have also the tendency to have a high population density. The reason for this is that Natural resources are far more common than in continental areas ports for trade and transport also result in high population densities: Kobe bay Japan. Major locations in coastal areas are like Mumbai and the east coast of China. Fertile areas also include high population densities, such as the Ganges valley and the Nile Delta. The Ganges valley also attracts many people because of religious & cultural reasons, and large water supplies.
How Technology Affects the Society Jade Wallace English 1133 P05 Marine Ogbaa October 12, 2012 Technology keeps a large community more connected. We use technology everyday, even when we do no realize we are using it. Technology connects large communities by having many ways to contact people, get transportation and network. Since we have been introduced to so many new technologies, it’s easier to stay social and connected. Technology is especially a plus in large communities verses smaller communities because there are more people living there.
The major step towards development of the Silk Road was because of the Chinese Emperor Wu Di. He became interested in developing commercial relationship with urban civilizations around the world and so he was influenced by them. This not only encouraged the Chinese to trade more but also showed them new things they had not seen before. This effected the Chinese civilization because this was a major step toward success in the future and many things changed because of trade. They now had different diets from which they could live a more leisure life.
The journeys had a double-edged effect as those who traveled and returned brought back their positive experiences from other nations and helped to positively influence the lives of a great number of people, especially those living in Fujian and Zhejiang provinces. Inspired by Zheng He’s voyage, the local people
But cannons also affected city-states and countries; if one wanted to have successful navy large sums of money would need to be raised causing an increase in taxes and there would be an increase in need for shipwrights. These important innovations and inventions all impacted the world by making traveling and trading by sea safer, faster and more efficient therefore increase the amount of trade witch lead to economic increase. The Columbian Exchanged was the introduction of culture, human populations (including slaves), communicable disease and
This has led to increasing mobility of goods and people. Countries have built efficient and integrated transportation infrastructure such as airports, seaports, railways and highways too facilitate this movement. The efficient transport network worldwide has made it possible for goods to be moved around the world easily. At the same time, it has also meant that people can travel easily. For example, a parcel from overseas can reach Singapore by courier service within a few days.