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What is the "Mandate of Heaven" and how did it influence the structure of the different Dynasties in


Who was Zheng He and how did he influence maritime travel by the Chinese? Why were his voyages discontinued? Research and discuss the possibility some scholars debate the possibility of Zheng He discovering the Americas dozens of years before Columbus. Do you think he was able to do so? 

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The Mandate of Heaven is that there could only be one legitimate ruler of China at any given time and this one ruler had the... View the full answer

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