24 The Discovered World 033111

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The Discovered World Unknown Creativity
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AD  1450 India Gupta Empire  (AD 320-535) Major Hindu epics  were written Mahabharata Ramayana Persecution of  Buddhists Last Hindu rulers  over India until  modern times
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AD  1450 India Muslim involvement Delhi sultanate  (11th C) Delhi named the capital Majority continued as  Hindus Mughal dynasty  (1526) Expansion under Shah  Jahan
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AD  1450 Taj Mahal
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AD  1450 Taj Mahal
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AD  1450 China Pre-Middle Ages Qin Dynasty Han Dynasty Middle Ages Tang  Dynasty Song  Dynasty Yuan  Dynasty Ming  Dynasty
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AD  1450 Mongol conquerors 1st time non-Han people  ruled Capital moved to Beijing Natives distrusted the  Mongols Economic and diplomatic  difficulties Yuan Dynasty  (1260-1368 )
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AD  1450 Ming Dynasty  (1368-1644 ) Native Chinese Wanted to keep China free  from invasion   expand  wall Kept capital at Beijing Built the Forbidden City Merchants were given  prestige Comparable with European  Renaissance Ming Empire
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AD  1450 Ming Dynasty—Forbidden City
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AD  1450 China—Isolation Chinese fleet toured to India,  Africa and the Middle East. The admiral found no culture as  advanced as the Chinese When the fleet returned, the  emperor decided to abandon  trade because the Chinese didn't  need anything from another  country. The fleet was destroyed. China entered an extended  period of isolation.
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AD  1450 Japan Between the ancient period and 1500
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AD  1450 Japan Settled by people from Korea Culture   (language, writing, early  customs, religion)  came from China. Attempted invasion by the Yuan  Dynasty  (Mongols under Kublai  Kahn). Japan saved by a typhoon (Kamikaze) Japan developed a class  (stratified)  society with Samurai at the highest  level. Samurai believed that honor was the  highest good.
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AD  1450 Samurai Death
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AD  1450 Japan Muromachi-Momoyama Period  (1333-1603) Shoguns (heads of all the  lords) ruled from near the  emperor in Kyoto. Portuguese introduced 
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