Presentation on theme: "DO NOW: Copy and answer each of the following questions into your notebook. 1. What three civilizations dominated Indian Ocean trade before 1450? 2. What."— Presentation transcript:
DO NOW: Copy and answer each of the following questions into your notebook. 1. What three civilizations dominated Indian Ocean trade before 1450? 2. What examples of cultural diffusion resulted from that exploration? 3. To what does the term “dynasty” refer?
AIM: What factors motivated oceanic exploration before 1450?
Thesis: The Late Middle Ages was a period of increasing prosperity for Western Europe following several centuries of poverty and warfare. A. Demographic Changes 1. Less Warfare 2. Three-Field System 3. Population expanding despite plague 4. Increasing numbers of free peasantry 5. Urbanization B. Regional Trade Increased 1. Fairs 2. Manufacturing 3. Guilds 4. Waterwheel 5. Banking C. International Trade 1. Silk Road 2. Hanseatic League 3. Age of Exploration Conclusion
Chinese Dynasties Dates Shang BCE Western Zhou BCE Eastern Zhou BCE Qin221 BCE-206 CE Han CE Sui CE Tang618 – 906 CE Song960 – 1279 CE Yuan1279 – 1368 CE Ming CE Qing1644 – 1908 CE
Chinese Dynasties In the Age of Indian Ocean Exploration ( CE) Tang Dynasty ( ) Song Dynasty ( ) Yuan Dynasty ( ) Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644)