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  1. ibn al-haytham
  2. Potosi
  3. What is precisely the overall argument of the author in this chapter?
  4. monetization
  5. identify the dates Blaut suggests for the rise of capitalism in europe
  1. a muslim mathematician who produced a book called Optics which revolutionized ideas about vision. he showed that people see objects because rays pass from the objects to the eyes, not vice versa
  2. b city in Peru that was one of the great mining centers in the sixteenth century New World. The Spanish crown was particularly interested in mining because it received one-fifth of all mining revenues
  3. c different parts of the world were in approximately the same level of capitalist development in 1492. what made europe surge ahead was the enormous wealth is acquired from the americas, the slave plantations and slave trade.
  4. d establishing something (e.g. gold or silver) as the legal tender of a country
  5. e 1492-1688

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Persian scientist, mathematician, astronomer/astrologer, and author. He is often cited as "the father of algebra", which was named after a part of the title of his book, Hisab al-jabr w'al-muqabala, along with the algorism number system
  2. Winds in the Indian ocean move in a clockwise direction while that of Atlantic in anti-clock wise direction. So the design of the Asian and african ships were unsuited for sail in the atlantic
  3. "Non-action," "not doing," or "inaction"; the Taoist form of action, meaning to do nothing in such a way that all things are accomplished and the world is brought into subjection to the Tao.
  4. An economic theory that government should not regulate or interfere with commerce
  5. Chanakya

5 True/False Questions

  1. the very first white owned slave plantations worked by africans was set up in the americas inbrazil in the 16th century growing sugar


  2. aryabhattaChanakya


  3. Price Revolution of 16th centuryinflation supply gos up, price goes down value of the coin goes down, Caused by the importation of silver and gold into the European economy


  4. muqaddimahThe Muqaddimah English: Ibn Khaldun's Introduction, also known as the Muqaddimah of Ibn Khaldun or the Prolegomena is a book written by the Maghrebian Muslim historian Ibn Khaldun in 1377 which records an early view of universal history. Some modern thinkers view it as the first work dealing with the philosophy of history or the social science of sociology demography, historiography or cultural history. and economics, The Muqaddimah also deals with Islamic theology, political theory and the natural sciences of biology and chemistry. Ibn Khaldun wrote the work in 1377 as the preface or first book of his planned world history, the Kitab al-Ibar but already in his lifetime it became regarded as an independent work.


  5. Feudal Mode of ProductionAttractions that draw migrants to a certain place, such as a pleasant climate and employment or educational opportunities.


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