ZHENG HE BY Onaeah Johnny Terrell BACKGROUND Strong

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ZHENG HE BY Onaeah, Johnny, Terrell

ZHENG HE BY Onaeah, Johnny, Terrell

BACKGROUND • • • Strong Ambitious Loyal Skillful Fought bravely on his behalf in

BACKGROUND • • • Strong Ambitious Loyal Skillful Fought bravely on his behalf in 1403 Started military training on the age of 10 born second son of a Muslim family Birth name was Ma He- Ma meaning horse Taken as a prisoner by Fu Youde in 1385 at the age of 14 From Yunnan ( Kunyang Province, China)

VOYAGE DATES • • First voyage: 1405 Second voyage: 1407 Third voyage: 1409 Fourth

VOYAGE DATES • • First voyage: 1405 Second voyage: 1407 Third voyage: 1409 Fourth voyage: 1413 Fifth voyage: 1417 Sixth voyage: 1421 Seventh voyage: 1431 1433: Died while on the seventh and last voyage of the legendary treasure fleet.

EXPERIENCES • • • Led 6 voyages through 1405 -1422 Diplomatic missions Brought home

EXPERIENCES • • • Led 6 voyages through 1405 -1422 Diplomatic missions Brought home tributes and gifts for the emperor Spread the glory of the Ming dynasty Had a total of seven voyages

MAP OF VOYAGES

MAP OF VOYAGES

LOCATIONS TRAVELED • • • Java Sumatra Vietnam India Arabia

LOCATIONS TRAVELED • • • Java Sumatra Vietnam India Arabia

QUOTES • “We have…beheld in the ocean, huge waves like mountains rising sky-high, and

QUOTES • “We have…beheld in the ocean, huge waves like mountains rising sky-high, and we have set eyes on barbarians regions far away hidden in a blue transparency of light vapors, while our sails, loftily unfurled like clouds, day and night continued their course rapid like that of a star, traversing the savage waves as if we were treading a public thoroughfare. ” • “Ours is the Greatest nation on earth. ”

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