Trade under Tang Grows Built Roads Built Water Ways Control of Silk Road- Money-Money Better Farming=more people –New rice for poor soil –Tea- uummmmm gooooood –Improved irrigation
Buddhism Increases People seeking peace and comfort People were suffering Dying from Civil War Dying from famine (no food) No Shelter Life was bad!
Mongols Used Fear and Terror- Skilled warriors- excellent on horseback Adopted some practices of conquered nations Brought back the Silk Road Yuan Dynasty (Mongol Rule- Kublai Khan- 100 years- Mongol Rule
Marco Polo Wrote a book that encouraged people to travel… You know you want tooooo –Marco-----?
Ming Emperors Built a large fleet of ships –Explore –Expand Trade –Influence other Nations to pay them money Give me your lunch money!
Portuguese Wanted to trade Wanted China to become a Christian Nation- Missionaries- Jesuits- to gain acceptance they brought clocks, eyeglasses, scientific instruments Set up trading post in the port of Macao First Europeans since Marco--------? (you know you want to say it)
What Chinese inventions allowed the printing of books? Why was the printing press so important? Paper- Han Dynasty Paper Mass produced- Tang Dynasty- Tax time Cutting of wooden blocks- movable typ Paper Money aka “flying money” All of this contributes to printing!