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WHI.10 Civilizations of the Eastern Hemisphere

location of the Silk Route
across Asia to the Mediterranean Basin
location of Trans-Saharan routes
across North Africa
major Eastern Hemisphere trade patterns from 1000-1500 CE
- Silk Routes
- Trans-Saharan routes
- Maritime routes on the Indian Ocean
- Northern European links with the Black Sea
- Western European sea and river trade
- South China Sea and lands of Southeast Asia
Black Sea
sea located between Europe and Asia north of Turkey
South China Sea
waterway south of China
good traded from West Africa
goods traded from lands around the Indian Ocean
goods traded from India, China, the Middle East and later Europe
good traded from China and Persia
good traded from the Baltic region
technology that came from China through the Muslim world to Byzantium and the Westen Empire
technology that came India
new crops (e.g for making sugar)
technology that came from the Middle East
waterwheels and windmills
navigation technology from China
navigation technology from the Indian Ocean region
lateen sail
Buddhism spread from China to -
Korea and Japan
Hinduism and Buddhism spread from India to -
Southeast Asia
Islam spread into -
West Africa, Central and Southeast Asia
civilization that developed printing and paper money
China's proximity to this civilization influenced its cultural development
2 religious traditions in the Japanese culture
Shinto and Buddhism
Japan is a mountainous:
a group of islands
number of main Japanese islands
body of water located between Japan and the Asian mainland
Sea of Japan
another name for the Sea of Japan
East Sea
influence of Chinese culture on Japan
- writing
- architecture
- Buddhism
key ideas in Shinto
- the importance of natural features, forces of nature and ancestors
- state religion; worship of the emperor
location of African civilizations
sub-Saharan west and east Africa
the importance of trade to African civilizations
brought important economic, cultural and religious influences from other parts of the eastern hemisphere
a Christian kingdom in east Africa
key geographic features located near Axum
Nile River and Ethiopian Highlands
a prosperous civilization in southeast Africa
Zimbabwe is located near these bodies of water
- Indian Ocean
- Zambezi River
- Limpopo River
capital of Zimbabwe
City of "Great Zimbabwe"
major West African kingdoms
Ghana, Mali and Songhai
key geographic features located near west African kingdoms
Niger River and the Sahara
goods important to trans-Saharan trade
gold and salt
center of trade and learning in West African kingdoms
City of Timbuktu
the belief that spirits are present in animals, plants, and other natural objects
important religious beliefs in West African kingdoms
animism and Islam