The Year China Discovered America

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Unformatted text preview: The Year China Discovered America 24/09/2008 11:34:00 For Paper: Analyze and critique arguments Critique his evidence and weather he proves his argument Second half of documentary gets into the critiques of the arguments Thesis : "proves or disproves argument", "makes good points but doesn't prove arguments" No "I feel like or think that" Summarizing what this is all about very quickly, no more then a paragraph to summarize China by 1000 CE was ahead of the rest of the world Sui Dynasty 589618 Tang Dynasty 618907 Song Dynasty 9601279 o Chinese empire gets too big, cannot control the outer territories Yuan (Mongol) 1279 1350's o Militaristic, aggressive and start conquering individual societies, and invade northern china o It is easy for them to sweep in and take power, and build up strength o They push through the Chinese empire and topple it o Not until 1340's until they slow down Ming Dynasty 13681644 o Reestablishes cultural positions, political and social order. Brings back religion and china begins to work its way out o Only takes Chinese 50 or 60 years to recover from the Mongol's rule Qing Dynasty 16441911 Develop irrigation systems, currency, start working with medals (advanced) The Year China Discovered America (documentary) The first circumnavigation of the world was by Jn Hum's Fleet before any European explorer Sailed when henry the 5th was king of England o When most thought the world was flat Portuguese discover items from the sail 1402 china centurys ahead of the west o era of the Ming dynasty o 24/09/2008 11:34:00 24/09/2008 11:34:00 ...
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