What does the ‘Silk Route’ refer to?
The Silk Route was a series of ancient trade networks that connected China and the Far East with countries in Europe and the Middle East. These became some of the most traded goods between China and its Western trading partners.
Assertion: The pre-modern world shrank greatly in the 16th century.
Reason: European sailors found new sea routes to Asia and successfully crossed the western ocean to America.
During the 16th century, European sailors found sea routes, that linked the furthermost parts of the world. They crossed the western ocean and reached America and also many other regions of the world.Hence, we can say that the world was shrinking at that time mainly because of the European Sailors.
People livelihood and local economy of which one of the following was badly affected by the disease named Rinderpest
Which was the fabled city of gold?
Assertion: Corn Laws were scrapped in the 19th century.
Reason: Workers were against these laws.
The corn laws were abolished by the government because:The laws raised the food prices and were meant to favour domestic producers.
The laws imposed steep import duties and hence,made import of grain from abroad very costly affair despite the shortage of food supply.
Which of the following places was an important destination for indentured migrants?
What ‘technology’ helped in transporting perishable goods?
Assertion: Nearly 50 million people emigrated from America to Europe.
Reason: People emigrated for a better future.
The first significant European immigration wave, spanning the 16th to 18th centuries, consisted mostly of settlers from the British Isles attracted by economic opportunity and religious freedom. These early immigrants were a mix of well-to-do individuals and indentured servants.
The group of powers collectively known as the Axis power during the Second World War were:
Who was the pioneer of mass production?