ONE similarity in the way that technology affected state power in Asia and in the way that technology affected state power in Europe in the period 1450 to 1750.
Technological advancement, which was associated with scientific innovations and discoveries, significantly impacted open navigations. Through navigations, both the Asian rulers and European empires managed to access weapons to establish their kingdom. Navigational routes accessed the invention of gunpowder which took place in China to acquire guns. Asian and European both benefited from technologies to attain power, primarily from the shipment of firearms.