Accomplishments in Asia Sami🙄🤘🏿💕®, Luke☺️❣️, Josh😍🤤

MONGOLS
Political Accomplishments: The Mongols successfully established and maintained the largest empire in history. They spread the culture and innovations of the places that they conquered. They permitted European merchants and craftsmen to travel and trade in China. The Mongol Empire was ruled by the Khagan. After the death of Ogedei Khan, it split into four parts each of which was ruled by its own Khan.
Economic Accomplishments: The Mongols gave strong support to the peasants and peasant economy of China believing that the success of the peasant economy would bring in additional tax revenues and ultimately benefit the Mongols themselves. Mongols supplemented their economy by trade and raiding. They never developed a merchant class. On a regular basis the Mongols traded animals, fur, and hides for grain, tea, silk, cloth, and manufactured items with Chinese and Russian trading companies.
Academic Accomplishments: Mongol domination ensured the diffusion of Chinese technology. Mongol Khans funded advances in medicine and astronomy. The mongols innovated many types of bows and arrows. Unlike the bows of Europe, which were made from a single piece of wood, Mongol bows were a composite construction consisting of materials such as horn, wood and sinew. The Mongols also innovated many types of arrow design, from iron-headed, long-range arrows to a special type of hollow, shafted arrow that created a loud and distinctive whistling sound when shot.
JAPAN
Political Accomplishments: Under the early courts, when military conscription had been centrally controlled, military affairs had been taken out of the hands of the provincial aristocracy. The Fujiwara controlled the throne until the reign of Emperor Go-Sanjo (1068-73). Society was controlled by a ruling elite of powerful clans. The most powerful emerged as a kingly line and later as the imperial family in Yamato.
Economic Accomplishments: That trade with Portuguese continued with few interruptions until 1638, when it was prohibited on the ground that the ships were smuggling priests into Japan. The Japanese were very much looking forward to acquiring such goods, but had been prohibited from any contacts with the Emperor of China, as a punishment for Wakō pirate raids. The Portuguese started to regulate trade to Japan, by selling to the highest bidder the annual "Captaincy" to Japan, in effect conferring exclusive trading rights for a single carrack bound for Japan every year.
Academic Accomplishments: Pottery was invented by the Jomon, a group of people who lived in ancient Japan. Sometime around 1010 A. D. , a widowed Japanese noblewoman known as Murasaki Shikibu wrote the world's first novel. The 8th-century tale of Urashima Tarō has been identified as the earliest example of a story involving time travel.
INDIA
Political Accomplishments: The Indus Valley Civilization is the first known civilization in India. The Indus Valley Civilization dates to 5000 BCE and grew steadily throughout the lower Ganetic Valley region southwards and northwards to Malwa. Inhabitants of the ancient Indus river valley were the Harappans. The civilization included urban centers such as Dholavira, Kalibanga, Ropar, Rakhigarhi, and Lothal in modern-day India, and Harappa, Ganeriwala, and Mohenjo-daro in modern-day Pakistan.
Economic Accomplishments: Most people in ancient India, as in other parts of Asia and Europe at this time, were farmers. In India, farmers mainly grew wheat and rice, and cotton for cloth. From the Harappan period on, Indian people were selling gold to West Asia, using their carefully made weights to weigh the gold out. Traders in India also sold a lot of Indian things to both China and West Asia; early on it was mainly medicine, but also spices like cinnamon and black peppers. Sometime around 600 BC, Indian traders began to trade using ships on the ocean, which could carry goods and livestock.
Academic Accomplishments: Sanskrit is the earliest and only known modern language created in India. India has many inventions such as Yoga, Mathematics, Astronomy, Agriculture, and Cashmere wool.
KOREA
Political Accomplishments: - Three Kingdoms conquered other successor states of Korea and came to dominate the peninsula and much of Manchuria. - The Korean kingdoms competed with each other both economically and militarily. - After the three kingdoms fell a the Goryeo Dynasty arose. - During the Goryeo period, courts codified laws, the government introduced a civil service system, and Buddhism flourished.
Economic Accomplishments: The founders of the Josean dynasty imposed a tribute system on a little-commercialized peasant economy, collecting taxes in the form of a wide variety of products and mobilizing labor to obtain the handicrafts and services it needed. The damaged bureaucracy started to receive taxes in money commodities rice and cotton textiles and eventually began to mint copper coins and lifted restrictions on trade. - The wars also dealt a serious blow to slavery and the pre-war system of forced labor, allowing labor markets to emerged. The decline in efficiency appeared to have much to do with disintegrating system of water control, which included flood control and irrigation.
Academic Accomplishments: King Sejong the Great, during the Josean dynasty created the the Korean alphabet. Around 2,000 B.C., a new pottery culture spread into Korea from China. These people practiced agriculture in a settled communal life, and are widely supposed to have had consanguineous clans as their basic social grouping. The oldest preserved soybeans resembling modern varieties in size and shape, dating to about 1000 BC, were found in archaeological sites in Korea. The first standardized rain gauge called the cheugugi, was invented during the reign of Sejong the Great in the Joseon dynasty of Korea.
VIETNAM
Political Accomplishments: The Xích Tys and Qins were among the earliest foreign aggressors of Vietnam, but the ancient Vietnamese managed to regain control of the country soon after the invasions. Fighting invaders, led to the creation of the first Vietnamese states approximately 2879 BC. An influential part of history in Vietnam occurred during the late Bronze Age, when the Đông Sơn culture dramatically advanced the civilization.
Economic Accomplishments:Vietnam was primarily an agricultural state, its survival based above all on the cultivation of wet rice. Vietnam never developed into a predominantly commercial nation, however, or became a major participant in regional trade patterns.
Academic Accomplishments: Vietnam was primarily an agricultural state, its survival based above all on the cultivation of wet rice. Vietnam never developed into a predominantly commercial nation, however, or became a major participant in regional trade patterns.
CAMBODIA
Political Accomplishments: The Khmer Empire was established by the early 9th century in a mythical initiation and consecration ceremony to claim political legitimacy by founder Jayavarman II at Mount Kulen (Mount Mahendra) in 802 C.E. - A succession of powerful sovereigns, continuing the Hindu devaraja cult tradition, reigned over the classical era of Khmer civilisation until the 11th century. A new dynasty of provincial origin introduced Buddhism as changes of religious, dynastic, administrative and military nature, environmental problems and ecological imbalance
Economic Accomplishments: Cambodia was a farming area in the first and second millennia BC. By the 1st century the inhabitants had developed relatively stable and organized societies. By the 5th century, the state exercised control over the taxes, economics, and the lands around the Tonle Sap. From 2000 BCE Cambodians started to domesticate animals and started growing rice. Khmer Empire lasted from the early 9th century to the early 15th century and was the golden age of Khmer civilization Where it prospered the most economically
Academic Accomplishments: Some great achievements inventions in Cambodia include administration, agriculture, architecture, hydrology, logistics, urban planning, and arts

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