Emperor Hongwu was the founder of the Ming Dynasty and it was the
mightiest and wealthiest empire in the world. Hongwu expanded Chinas territory
and Chinas power, along with his own. He also restored Chinese civil service,
abolished slavery, and distri
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a. How does slavery become race based?
i. In 1453, the Ottoman capture of Constantinople stopped the
flow of white slaves from the Back Sea region and the Balkans.
ii. Mediterranean Europe cut off from this traditional source
1. The Ming Dynasty
a. Accomplishments under Emperor Hongwu
i. Hongwu expanded Chinas power, territory and his own.
ii. He restored Chinese civil service, abolished slavery, and distributed land to
iii. During his reign, the p