Answer the following question from the attached reading ( if you want to use outside material please cite it if you use )
# In the early 16th century, Chinese emperor Yongle sent a huge fleet, led by Zheng He, to visit Southeast Asia, India, the Arabian Gulf, and East Africa, a sailing attempt about 90 years earlier than Columbus. However, Zheng He’s maritime travel didn’t open a trade route connecting all the above areas.
Please explain why.
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