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AP World Unit 3 Chapter 5-6

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Silk
A fine strong soft fiber produced by silkworms, valuable products to trade for aristocrats in Arab and remote regions in silk road.
Silk Roads:
Ancient trading network route with valuable items which connects China and Arab and European regions.
Sogdians:
The ancient Persian. The "Middleman" on the silk road
Samarkand:
One of the oldest cities in Central Asia. City located on silk road
Smallpox:
Spread by trade, virus has high death rate (human contact')
Black Death:
Deadly disease spread by flea on rates, came from Silk Road
Marco Polo:
European traveler to China, visited Kublai Khan; Issues: No mention of foot binding, tea drinking ceremony, Great wall
Indian Ocean Trade (Sea Roads):
Routes 4 trade between India, M. East, Africa, SE Asia and China
Srivijava:
Malay Kingdom, big player in Indian Ocean Trade
Khmer Kingdom of Angkor:
SE Asia Kingdom: Contain Angkor Wat
Java:
Island in Indonesia, major trader in Indian ocean
Angkor Wat:
Hindu temple complex in the Khmer kingdom
Swahili:
Bantu language spoken on E. African coast
Mombasa:
city in E. Africa. Big in Indian ocean sea road
Kilwa:
Trading city in E. Africa
Great Zimbabwe:
Stone structure in southern Africa, trading
Jenne-jeno:
West African city along the Niger river
Arabian Camel:
1 hump domesticated animal native to Africa
Ghana:
1st known west African civilization
Songhay:
Successor kingdom to Ghana
Mali :
The great post classical kingdom @ W. Africa, important in Sand Road: salt gold ivory slaves
Trans-Saharan trade (Sand Roads):
Trade routes across Sahara Desert
Ibn Battuta:
Arab traveler, visited Mali, Muslim Marco Polo
Timbuktu:
Mali capital, big trading center on Niger River
Vikings:
Scandinavian raiders of Western Europe, visited America
Vinland:
Area of N. America named by Vikings
Quipus:
Recording devices used by Incas, color coded knots of rope
Sui, Tang, Song:
Chink dynasties of post-classical eras
Gunpowder:
Fire drug. Chink invention
Foot binding:
Chinese practice of women bing feet
Tribute System:
Network of trade between and its tributary
Silla kingdom:
One of the 1st Korean kingdom
Samurai:
Military soldiers of Japan. Like knights
Bushido:
Ways of the warrior (Summari)
Kami:
Japanese term for spirt
Shinto:
Nature religion of Japan
Tale of Genji:
The 1st world novel, written by women
Murasaki Shikibu:
Author tale of Genii, lady Murasaki
Porcelain:
Chinese product, dinner ware 陶瓷
moveable type printing:
Invention of china
Emperor Wendi:
Restore Confucianism to China