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AP World History Timeline
AP World History Midterm Assignment by Ethan SirLouis
Egypt becomes an important overseas market for Indian cottons.
Initial existence of Indian influence on parts of East Africa
Malay sailors had reached the eastern coast of Africa
Malay sailors began to ride the monsoons,
Malay sailors could be found two-thirds of the way around the world, from Easter Island to East Africa
Southern India begins supplying the Mediterranean with large quantities of pepper.
travelers begin to use a new all-sea route to China
the fine spices begin to assume importance on international markets.
Indians discovered how to crystallize sugar
The oldest extant treatise that uses the zero in the modern way by Aryabhata’s text on astronomy,
gunpowder was first used as an igniter in a flamethrower
southern China was well on its way to becoming the most prosperous and most commercial part of the empire
Printing seems to have developed within the walls of Buddhist monasteries between
the earliest evidence of a cannon or bombard
Various prototypes of the compass had existed in China
Silk had been joined by a true porcelain as important trade products
Arab cavalries conquered eastern and southern Mediterranean and the Sassanian empire
Arabs went on to conquer Spain and Turko-Iranian areas of Central Asia, as well as northwestern India.
sugarcane had become an important crop in Yemen; in Arabian oases; in irrigated areas of Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Egypt, and the Mahgrib; in Spain; and on Mediterranean islands controlled by Muslims.
cotton becomes a major crop in the lands of the caliphate, from Iran and Central Asia to Spain and the Mediterranean islands.
Al-Kharazmi introduced Indian mathematics to the Arabic-reading world in his Treatise on Calculation with the Hindu Numerals
southernization reached its zenith
major transformations in the distribution of power, wealth, and prestige in both hemispheres
Mali had created an empire even larger than Ghana’s
Genoese helped the Byzantines to retake Constantinople from the Venetians
Francis Bacon observed the “force and virtue and consequences of discoveries,” he singled out three technologies in particular that “have changed the whole face and state of things throughout the world.” These were all Chinese inventions—the compass, printing, and gunpowder.
Arabs who introduced the compass to Mediterranean waters
there were thousands of these Asian slaves in every major Italian city
The plague had broken out first in China
Plague reached a Black Sea port, whence it made its way to the Middle East and Europe
Under Turkish auspices Islam was spreading into eastern Europe, a development marked by the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453.
the Dutch seized Portuguese trading posts in the Moluccas
Cotton was first domesticated in the Indus River valley
MAURYAN EMPIRE'S the search for new sources of bullion,
Buddhism spreads through China during regional kingdom rule following Fall of Han
Mongols’ control of overland routes fostered unprecedented contacts between Europeans and peoples from those areas that had long been southernized.
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