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University of Toronto Scarborough
Global Asia Studies
Liang Chen

Week 10 West meets East European independent development The east and the west almost never interacted, Europeans received Asian goods and technology through central Asians, and often they were wrongfully attributed to Arabs Europeans by the Middle Ages realized they were lagged behind and began to trade more to boost their economy Ming China and the expedition to Indian Ocean Delhi Sultanate and Mughal India European expansion and exploration Reasons: political, religious, and economic Prester John withstood the Arab onslaught and would make a valuable ally, thought by some to be Kubilai Khan Portuguese Maritime Empire in Asia Captured Ceuta in Africa Prince Henry the Navigator inspired expansion, conquered parts of Africa, and replaced Muslim traders as the dominant commercial power in West Africa Portugal Kings authorized by the Pope to preach Christianity to foreign lands Christopher Columbus discovered the New World in 1492 for the Spanish King. Columbus is inspired by Marco Polo and thought he found Asia, or at least a part of Japan Papal Bull: a type of letters patent issued by the pope of the Catholic Church Inter Caetera: a papal bull issued by the pope which grants Spain all lands to the west and south of a pole-to-pole line 100 league of Spain Treaty of Tordesillas: divides the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Spain and Portugal www.notesolution.com
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