(1127 to 1279) on divisive movements. While the Song dynasty was not able to reclaim the size; power; or military success of the Tang dynasty, it provided a substantially vital political and socio-economic infusion to the empire. Between 960 and 976, Zhao Kuangyen ruled the empire as Emperor Taizu. Taizu made substantial political contributions by restoring and strengthening the civil service, establishing and promoting professional governance, banning court eunuchs from high state offices to prevent
of the Ottoman Empire were also the reasons why the old trade routes couldn’t continue any more. The fall of the Yuan Dynasty and the decline of the four Khanate marked the Mongolian lost the control of central Asia, which meant that the Silk Road was not safe or convenient any more. The old Silk Road inevitably declined again. The recession of Western Europe because of the Black Death and the decline of Timurid Dynasty, the Ottoman Empire got stronger and became a strong Empire, which cross the
Topic: The origin and history of barbecue, and what it means in Texas Organization: Topical Specific purpose: To inform my audience on where and how a very popular and liked type of food started. I. Introduction a. Attention getter: How do you like your barbecue? Beef, pork, chicken even? What about sauce? Hot, spicy, none? (Engage audience into answering) b. Relevance: Living in Texas, barbecue is a very popular type of food. However, it’s origin does reach beyond the southern United States.