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Zheng He And His Seven Epic Voyage

Learn about a famous explorer from China.
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Transcript of Zheng He And His Seven Epic Voyage

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Zheng He! Thank For Your Time! The people that Zheng He met feel very comfortable and with Zheng he giving gifts to the people in return the people gave him goods for his trip back to China. People’s and explorer’s feeling about
Zheng He On his 4th voyage in 1413–1415 he visited Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Cochin, Calicut, Kayal, Pahang, Kelantan, Aru, Lambri, Hormuz, Maldives, Mogadishu, Barawa, Malindi, Aden, Muscat, Dhofar.
On his 5th voyage in 1416–1419 he visited Champa, Pahang, Java, Malacca, Samudera, Lambri, Ceylon, Sharwayn, Cochin, Calicut, Hormuz, Maldives, Mogadishu, Barawa, Malindi, Aden.
On his 6th voyage in 1421–1422 he visited Hormuz, East Africa, countries of the Arabian Peninsula.
On his last voyage which is his 7th voyage, in 1430-1433 he visited Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Calicut. (18 states in total)
They were able to handle deep ocean weather due to their very deep, sharp keel which gave them more stability, that fact combined with water tight compartments made for a very sturdy ship
Did you Know? On his 7th voyage, he was under the Xuande Emperor? Voyages (Part 2) Emperor Yongle financed all Zheng He's seven voyages to the west or the Indian ocean. He presented gifts to many countries and brought back trophies and other goods to China.
Before they went on the voyages, Zheng He anticipated that he is going to meet many people so they prepare many gifts in advanced.
In 1405-1407, on his very first voyage, he went to Champa, Java, Palembang, Malacca, Aru, Samudera, Lambri, Ceylon, Kollam, Cochin and Calicut. While returning home he encountered with pirates.
On his 2nd voyage in 1407–1409 he visited Champa, Java, Siam, Cochin, Ceylon & 3rd voyage in 1409–1411 he visited Champa, Java, Malacca, Sumatra, Ceylon, Quilon, Cochin, Calicut, Siam, Lambri, Kayal, Coimbatore, Puttanpur. Voyages

He treated and served the prince well which enable him to become the prince trusted adviser.Then his Ma Sanbao named changed into Zheng He. Zheng He the name was named by Zhu Di. Zheng He served in the highest posts, as Grand Director and later as Cheif Envoy to lead the voyages.

Sadly after ascension of Zhu Di’s son now known as Yongle emperor, the ocean voyages were discontinued and Zheng He was reassigned as the defender of Nanjing, the empire’s southern capital. Life In Palace He is a caring person because he brought many gifts from China to other countries.
He is a risk taker because he went to a lot of places that he didn’t know.
He is a inquirer because he discover many places for his country.
He is principled because he did the right thing to his country. Leaner Profiles He brought 27,800 men with him and had made 62 treasure fleets followed by 190 smaller fleet.
The “Treasure ship” (宝船 Bǎo Chuán), used by the commander of the fleet and his deputies, about 127 metres (416 ft) long and 52 metres (170 ft) wide).
This is more or less the size and shape of a football field.
Equine ships (馬船 Mǎ Chuán), carrying horses and tribute goods and repair material for the fleet ,about 103 m (339 ft) long and 42 m (138 ft) wide.
Supply ships (粮船 Liáng Chuán), containing staple for the crew, about 78 m (257 ft) long and 35 m (115 ft) wide. Ships Of Zheng He Voyages of Zheng He. Voyages (part 3) eunuch :A man or boy whose testes are non-functioning or have been removed. This is
Hongwu emperor Life in palace References
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_He
Zheng He also known as Hajji Mahmud Shamsuddin was born in 1371 in China, Yunnan. He was a Muslim. He was 7 chi tall( 1 chi=0.3333m)

When Zheng He was a young boy, he was very poor. When the Northern Yuan got defeated by the Ming army, his father got killed and Zheng He was captured. At that time he was only eleven years old.

He was sent to serve Prince of Yan, one of Emperor Hongwu’s son named Zhu Di. He was renamed Ma Sanbao and he became a eunuch boy. Zheng He's Early Life References
http://voices.yahoo.com/the-seven-voyages-chinese-explorer-zheng-he-732893.html?cat=37 Almost 100 years before Columbus discovered America, a Chinese explorer named Zheng He, led seven epic expeditions from China and sailed all the way to the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. [1]

He has made 7 epic voyages from 1405-1433.
We believe that he passed away in 1433 on
his 7th voyage (age 62).

His voyages continue to amaze everybody
until today. Introduction
- Introduction
- Early Life
- Life in the palace
- Voyages
- Problems encountered during his
voyages
- Ship of Zheng He
- Voyages Evidence
- Learner profiles
- Fun Fact/Interesting fact Contents By Jia Ming Zheng He and his seven epic
voyages While voyage to India, the ship encountered a big hurricane. Zheng He prayed to god and in divine light shone at the tip of the mast and the storm subsided.

The ships that Zheng He sailed were called "junks". They were much wider and larger than the ships used by the Europeans in their explorations. Fun Facts/interesting fact There is strong evidence to show Zheng He reached Africa. In Africa near Kenya today, there are many people that are clearly Asian-looking. They also consider themselves as the descendants of Zheng He’s crew! Voyages Evidence Big ship: Zheng He’s Treasure fleet.
Small ship: Columbus’s
Santa Maria Troop transports (兵船 Bīng Chuán), about 67 m (220 ft) long and 25 m (83 ft) wide.
Fuchuan warships (福船 Fú Chuán), about 50 m (165 ft) long.
Patrol boats (坐船 Zuò Chuán), about 37 m (120 ft) long.
Water tankers (水船 Shuǐ Chuán), with 1 month's supply of fresh water. Ship of Zheng He When Zheng He arrived Ceylon, the king wont give tribute to Zheng He and he also attacked Zheng He and his crew.
Later he capture the king’s family and chieftain. After that the king accepted and gave him tribute. At Ceylon Pirates during one of Zheng he trip, his fleet got attention of a pirate names Chen Zu Yi and his men surrendered the dominion of Ming and secretly plotted and ambush to take control .
However he was exposed and his plan failed.
Chen Zu Yi was captured. Problems encountered during his voyages Quiz Question 1: How many voyages did Zheng He Made?

a) 5 Voyages

b) 6 Voyages

c) 7 Voyages

d) 8 Voyages Answers Question 1: 7 Voyages c) Question 2: When Was Zheng He born?

a) 1365

b) 1371

c) 1379

d) 1382 Question 2: 1371 b) Quiz last Question: How many emperor did Zheng He worked for?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4 Last Question: 2 b) The Website that I have used:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_He
http://www.ducksters.com/biography/explorers/zheng_he.php
http://www.bjreview.cn/EN/En-2005/05-28-e/china-2.htm
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/socsci/books/bkb/biographies/bk_template.jsp?name=hez&bk=bkb&authorname=hez&state=bo
http://factsanddetails.com/china.php?itemid=45
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