The Ming Dynasty

By Ryan and Jared


How did the Ming Dynasty Contribute to Trade?

How did the Ming contribute to Trade? Cont.

When Zhu Yuan Zhang came to power and was emperor. He made rules that strictly restricted trading. He believed that agriculture was the base of economy. But when he died, his successors changed the rule and soon enough, the amount of silver flowing into China was equal to over $190 billion!

What Products were Important during the period of the Ming Dynasty?

The Ming dynasty has its famous pottery.

What Occupations Grew and were Important During the Ming Dynasty?

Farmers, merchants grew, philosophers, artisans, government officials.

With whom did the Ming Dynasty trade with?

They traded with other parts of Asia and eastern Africa. Traders brought goods such as ivory, spices, and silver.