Order 797038: The New World

  Type of paper Essay (Any Type)
  Subject History
  Number of pages 4
  Format of citation APA
  Number of cited resources  1
  Type of service  Writing

Introduction:  After the fall of the Mediterranean and Asian empires in the first  centuries of the Common Era, new civilizations emerged and vied to  expand their influence throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. To  that end, they engaged in trade, territorial expansion, and even armed  conflict, all of which led to increased interaction and exchange.  In this task, you will explain the role of religion in the origins and  development of the Crusades. You will also be required to differentiate  the methods used by the Umayyad and Abbasid dynasties to expand Islamic  civilization. Finally, you will discuss the importance of the Silk Roads  in central Asia.  Requirements:  Note: The suggested page length for this task is 3-5 pages. A.  Explain the role of religion in the Crusades by doing the following: 1.  Discuss the origins of the Crusades. 2.  Describe the methods used by the Roman Catholic Church to promote  the Crusades.   B.  Differentiate the methods used by the Umayyad and Abbasid dynasties  to expand Islamic civilization by doing the following: 1.  Describe the different methods of expansion used by the Umayyad and  Abbasid dynasties. 2.  Contrast the religious policies and political administration of the  Umayyad and Abbasid dynasties.   C.  Discuss the significance of the Silk Roads in facilitating one of  the following: ●  the sharing of new technology ●  the growth of intercontinental trade ●  the spread of epidemic diseases   Note: Your response should include information on how the chosen  characteristic affected social, political, and/or cultural development  in the selected civilizations.   D.  Provide acknowledgement of source information, using in-text  citations and references, for quoted, paraphrased, or summarized  content. 1.  Include the following information when providing source references: •   author •   date •   title •   location of information (e.g., publisher, journal, or website URL)