Final WHAP assignment

by: alli nahoolewa

The Aztecs

Rise and Fall:


by 1519 the mighty aztec empire was at its peak. And that is when the europeans arrived in Tenochtitlan, which was the capital of the aztec empire. Cortes came and conquered with the help of the aztecs rival



Events responsible for:

1. 1427, aztecs went to war with the Tepaneca/azcapotzalco because they wanted to be the dominant one in mexico and once 1430 rolled around they conquered them.

2. there were 6 dedications of the great temple in Tenochtitlan.

3. built causeways with canals

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2 significant people and their roles

1. Hernan Cortes- he played a significant role in the fall of the empire

2.


Global Significance

The British Empire

Rise and Fall:

when it was at the peak of its empire it was the largesst empire in history. and also the most important global power.

Events responsible for:

1. the british and germany were one of the main reaasons world war I started.

2.exploration of the pacific

3.war eith france

4.netherlands rivalry

5.


2 significant people and their roles

1. Queen Elizabeth- tried multiple times to get treasure from the new world

2.


Global Significance:

started to have global conflicts with france

The Guptan

Rise and Fall:


Events responsible for:

1. the Hun were driven out of india

2. poetry and literature becomes a big part of the empire

3. The enemy, Rudrasimha, is defeated which destoys the main threat.

4. the hun is driven out of india by an ally that included the Gupta emperor, Narisimhagupta, Yashodharman, and the king from Malwa

5.


2 significant people and their roles

1. Aryabhata is born which means soon after we will go on to cover algebra, arithmetic, and trigonometry

2.


Global Significance

The Mali Empire

Rise and Fall:



Events responsible for:

1. the great mosque of Djenne was built out of mud for traveler's who wanted to talk to God

2. big pilgrimage to mecca. a lot of people went with gold, silver, food, clothing, and other goods.

3.capital of mali empire moved

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2 significant people and their roles

1. Mansa Musa- most renowned king, "helped" with trade and amount of land owned

2.


Global Significance:

new use of technology led others around the world to also want new technology such as iron and horses

The Mongols

Rise and Fall:


Events responsible for:

1. defeated Jin empire

2. became victorious in russia because of their invasion during the winter

3. invasion off europe

4.lost their own unity causing the fall of the empire

5.largest empire on land


2 significant people and their roles

1. Ghengis Khan (of course)- brought the mongols together. led many conquests

2.Kublai Khan


Global Significance:

most trade flourished inside the empire leaving the rest of the world with not a lot