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Emperor Wu of Han dynasty China sent out an expedition headed by General Zhang Jian in 128 B.C.D. to...

Further Chinese economic interests

1

What did the Chinese want to import?

A variety of western goods, especially horses.

2

What were the technologies that originated in Central Asia?

The camel saddle didn't

3

The monsoon winds that facilitate sailing across the Indian Ocean?

Hippalus

4

The island of Madagascar was settled by?

Africans and Asians

5

Evidence for the south-to-north adoption of camel use comes from?

Studies of camel saddle design

6

Ghana means?

The land of gold

7

By the year one c.e., Sub-Saharan Africa had become a distant cultural region...

Unified by its many similar traditions

8

When did outsiders gain control of the African continent and establish an elite culture?

Europeans in the 19th century ce

9

What is a valid theory about the use of iron in subsaharan Africa?

Ironworking technology came to Africa from Southeast Asia via Madagascar

10

What evident did pilgrims encounter that attested to the long history of Buddhist preaching and conversion along the Silk Road?

The proliferation of Buddhist communities and monasteries in caravan cities