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Were the Barbarians Barbaric?
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Main Sections (5) 5
Sub Sections (10) 10
Questions (11) 15
The Worlds of the 15th C.
Largest Event of the Century
Analyze using OPTICS
Once Celebrated as a Hero
Recently: Harshly criticized as an Imperialist
Zheng He (Jung Ha)
Who is he?
Compare to Columbus?
Q1: What political and cultural differences stand out in the histories of fifteenth-century China and Western Europe? What similarities are apparent? Q2: In what ways did European maritime voyaging in the 15th century differ from that of China? What accounts for these differences?
Chapter 13, Day 2
What’s happening in the rest of the world?
Turn to Elbow Partner and Share Meaning
1. In what ways did the gathering and hunting people of Australia differ from those of the Northwest coast of North America?
Agricultural Village Societies
Avoided incorporating into civilizations
Did not develop city or state based societies
No Oppressive Political authority
No Class Inequality
No seclusion of women
What kinds of changes were transforming West African agricultural village societies and those of the Iroquois as the 15th C. dawned?
China and Europe
China had once been the ideal pillar of civilization
Disrupted by a Century of Mongol Rule
Recovers under the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
Tried to rid all signs of Foreign rule
Discouraged the use of Mongol names
China looked to it’s past
Based on earlier models under the Han, Tang, and Song Dynasties
Reestablished civil service examination system
Strong Centralized Government
Largest most Impressive Maritime Expeditions
Deliberately abandons oceanic voyages/expeditions
Comparing Chinese and European Ships
China and Europe cont…
Escaped Mongol invasions
Plagued by the Plague
separate, independent, and highly competitive states
Rebirth of Classic Greek and Roman Art, Literature, Music
Age of Exploration continues to grow
Commitment to expand
The Waldseemuller Map of 1507
Originally published in April 1507. It is known as the first map to use the name "America".
In what ways did European maritime voyaging in the fifteenth century differ from that of China? What accounts for these differences?
The Islamic World of the 15th Century
4 Major States of Islam Emerged