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Economic Development in China

Trade was an intense economic activity for the Chinese. First, barter was practiced, which is the direct exchange of goods without the use of coins. Later, in different places and times, coins, bars, and pieces of gold and bronze began to be used in trade relations. The products marketed were generally food, ceramics and silk.
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Hartford Convention

The War of 1812 was unpopular in New England, where it was felt that its commercial interests were being sacrificed by the Southern and new Western states. The war was devastating to New England shipping and when the British exempted New England from its blockade, the United States imposed an embargo that did their work for them.
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Light Tank Mk II, A4

Light Tank Mk II, A4The Light Tank Mark II was the first light tank to be produced in significant numbers for the British Army, although only sixteen of the basic Mark II were produced, alongside 29 Mark IIAs and 21 Mark IIBs. The Mark II set the basic pattern that was used on the Mark III and the Mark IV, the only other two-man light tanks to be produced for the British Army.
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Konponchudo, Enryakuji

The 1642 CE Konponchudo, main hall of the Buddhist Enryakuji temple on Mount Hiei, Japan. The building stands on the site of the original shrine built by Saicho, also known as Dengyo Daishi, (767-822...
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Geography

Asian population

Asia is home to more than half of the total population of the planet, concentrating mainly on the great plains of China, the Ganges valley, the Deccan coasts, Japan, the Mekong delta and Java, while the mountainous areas and regions. cold and deserted are almost unpopulated. The unequal distribution of population is reflected in demographic density indices, which in the late twentieth century approached 800 inhabitants per square kilometer in the valleys of mononic Asia and, in contrast, reached only four per square kilometer in Siberia and the deserts of the Central Asia
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