Chinas isolation from the West contributed to its defeat by the Western Powers.
This is because China closed itself from the changes that were taking place in Europe.
While the British and French were exploring the world and increasing their power,
If advancement in technology is seen as a race between countries, then this situation has
parallels with the story of the tortoise and the rabbit.
In this story, the rabbit and tortoise race.
The rabbit gets a huge lead, and then decides to rest because i
A. Roman Empire
B. Roman military
i. Romans always fighting
ii. Roman was always at war against Gaul, and in Africa, Asia Minor
iii. Punic wars, Carthage destroyed
Favorite character/ person in the book
i. brilliant leader, military genius
Medicine technology has also greatly improved since the eighteenth century. Today there
are many varieties of antibiotics that can fight bacterial disease.
In addition, vaccines can be used to prevent people from obtaining an illness.
Because of vaccines
Islams tolerance of other religions helped the Islamic empire to expand so far, and
it also helped bring about the accomplishments of Islam.
Without the tolerance of other religions, such as Judaism and Christianity, the Islamic
empire would never have ga
The philosophies and arts of Greek thinkers last to this day.
However, it would be incorrect to label Greeks as just thinkers.
In fact, Greeks architects built five of the seven wonders of the ancient world, including
the Temple of Artemis and the Statue
England achieved its revolutionary goals in the long term.
First, after the English Civil War, no monarch regained absolute power over England
Furthermore, the Bill of Rights was passed in England, allowing citizens some more
In addition, E
The most important reason for the success of the Charter Oath was that Japan had a
prosperous, well-educated population.
In order for new ideas to be accepted, people have to be intelligent and educated enough
to recognize them.
Furthermore, poor people r
The Byzantine Empire had in fact helped the spread of Christianity through out Europe.
Russia would never have adopted Eastern Orthodoxy if it hadnt been the religion of
their trade partners in Byzantine.
Not only did the Byzantines spread Christianity, b
The Aztecs believed that god already selected their paths in life.
However, they also believed that people could work their way up only a little.
Priests and the children of nobles went to religious schools.