Second time China was ruled by outsiders
They wanted to keep their blood pure and prevented intermarriage.
Contact w/ China cut off.
Focus on traditional Japanese values/ culture
Capital at Baghdad
Prince settled in SPAIN
Conquered the Dravidians and enslaved them, then the Mauryan Empire came to exists at 324 BC
strong military and extensive trade network. key good was cotton. Most important emperor was Ashoka. he encouraged trade and kept harmony among different religious groups
Mauryan empire collapsed because of attacks by outside enemies. Gupta empire was smaller and less centralized than Gupta. Gupta rulers were Hindu but religiously tolerant. Created the decimal system. Fell to outside attacks
After the Gupta empire fell the muslim invaders moved into the subcontinent, shaping Indian culture and politics after 1000 CE
Akbar the Great was very nice and cooperative with everyone.
His son was not and forced Islam on everyone, leading to the collapse of the empire
political decentralization caused by the fall of Rome
Europe had a revival. nationals were better defined, economy grew healthier, and level of technological and cultural knowledge improved. Christian religion took greater shape during these years
In 1215 the Magna Carta was imposed on the kings by his barons. It guaranteed the nobility certain rights and privileges, limiting the power of the monarchs. Later in the 1200's the English nobility won the right to from a parliaments, which evolved into a representative lawmaking body.
very complex. marked by crisis and advancement. Renaissance began and Black Death struck
Until the early 1400's England was continuously gaining control of French territory. In 1420 France was able to drive England away, ending most of the awkward connections between the French and English royal families