Check Your Understanding Questions
How did geography contribute to the wealth of the Sultanate of Gujarat?
What actions of Aurangzeb may have led Hindus to support the Marathas instead of the Mughal Empire?
How did internal conflict help Europeans to gain control of Ceylon?
How did the geographic location of the Malaccan Sultanate contribute to its prosperity?
What effect did the Portuguese attack on Malacca have on trade?
How did the wreck of the San Felipe affect Japanese attitudes toward Christians?
What did the samurai Tokugawa Ieyasu do to protect Japan from the effects of what he considered dangerous foreign ideas?
How did foreign trade affect the Chinese economy during the Ming dynasty China?
During the reign of Hongwu, how did the Ming dynasty try to prevent foreign trade?
What was the difference between the Ming dynasty’s interactions with Asian lands that bordered China and its interactions with other countries?
What scientific and technological advances were made in Korea during the fifteenth century?