Portugese explorer who wanted to spread christianity and coined the phrase "God, Gold, Glory." First to sail around Southern Tip of Africa
Itallain explorer who explored for Spain, first though America was India when he found it.
Treaty of Tordesillas
Agreement created by pope Alexander the VI spilitting world in 2 between Spain and Portugal in 1494.
he ended the rule of the Mongols by leading a rebellion... created the Ming Dynasty... improved the amount of food and improved irrigation. He raised sugar cane and cotton...but became very paranoid as he aged.
East India Companies
British, French, and Dutch trading companies that obtained government monopolies of trade to India and Asia; acted independently in their regions.
The son of Hongwu and moved the Ming capital to Beijing. He built the imperial city, which became the Forbidden City.
Kangxi's grandson brought china to its largest size...Europeans were annoyed with their trade policies...invasions from Manchuria...and china was worried because Korea seemed to be getting a sense of nation pride
Diamyo who wanted complete control of China, but committed to seppuku when one General Turned on him.
Alternate Attendance Policy
Policy of the shogunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history. The purpose was to control the daimyo.
Nobunaga's best general who continued his goal and managed to control most of china...he late invaded Korea but this effort ended after he died