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How did Marco Polo's journey affect people from different lands?
Europeans and Asians wanted to learn about each other
Why did Zheng He's fleet try to go to lots of new places?
Chinese wanted to expand trade and show their power
To what did China owe its wealth?
Silk - They learned how to make silk from silkworms. Silk was then traded. Many people wanted silk so it was in high demand.
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