Marco Polo and the Silk Road
The reopening of the Silk Road helped spark the Renaissance.It help spark the Renaissance by the empire decided to put soldiers back on the Silk Road so travels and traders came back.Trading grew again because the Silk Road. Then one day a guy name Marco Polo and his dad ,uncle came with me to When he got there he met Mongol emperor Kublai khan.He also made Marco Polo a government official.He also a messenger for the emperor.While is was there he learn some new things that he didn't see in Europe.He saw a black rock that they use for fire.He learned that it was called coal.When he decided that he was going home he left his dad and uncle at china and he was going back to Europe.When he was going home he went on the Silk Road.When he got there he and someone else wrote a book about Marco Polo trip.When the people read it they didn't believe.Then they trade with them a got things they didn't have.And demanded they keep trading with them.(Holt 299 & 301. The evidence was that Marco Polo wanted to see different places.He only went to china because they invented him.Then he got a job there as a government official and a messager.It also said that he went to china and that he went on the Silk Road when he came home.