5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Tale of Genji
- Tang Dynasty
- Koryo Dynasty
- Prince Shotoku
- a In China, the class of prosperous families, next in wealth below the rural aristocrats, from which the emperors drew their administrative personnel. (166)
- b Korean dynasty that ruled from 935-1392, Replaced the Silla Dynasty in Korea capital was Songak metal type print led to mass productionn of books also produced celadon
- c first prince of Japan, 593 C.E., Japanese regent, he was one of Japan's greatest leaders. He was influential in bringing Buddhism and Chinese ideas to Japan.
- d the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907, dynasty often referred to as China's Golden age that reigned during 618 - 907 AD; China expands from Vietnam to Manchuria, Dynasty often referred to as China's Golden age that reigned during 618-907 CE
- e story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu at end of 11th century, world's first full novel, story of Prince Genji and his lovers, written by Lady Murasaki Shikibu; believed to be the world's first full novel
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Chinese philosopher (circa 551-478 BC), Chinese philosopher, administrator, and moralist. His social and moral teachings, collected in the Analects , tried to replace former religious observances
- a clan; each clan had their own cheif, The Yayoi lived in these clans. The clans were headed by a single patriarchal figure who served as both a war-chief and as a priest. They had no system of writing or money; they dressed largely in clothes made from hemp or bark. Marriages were frequently polygamous, but women held a fairly prominent place in the society. The relationships were complex; slowly, territorial conflict gradually produced what came close to small states.
- independent state that has to acknowledge the supremacy of another state and pay tribute to its ruler, These are regions or colonies who become subordinates of a more powerful state as a means to control slaves and to provide exclusive trading rights to foreign regions.
- Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China
- the only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty; takes over when Li Shimin dies; she used trickery to get power, cuts taxes, raises salaries of government officials, encourages trade and buddhism, takes korea as a tributary state, reforms the civil service exams, builds more school for more job opprotunities, takes critism from Li Bo and improves, The only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty.
5 True/False Questions
Yamato Clan → Only family to hold the title of emperor in Japanese history
slash and burn → a farming method involving the cutting of trees, then burning them to provide ash-enriched soil for the planting of crops
Taoism → the Oceanic language spoken by the Maori people in New Zealand
bushido → traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living
Genghis Khan → Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China