a series of rulers that descend from the same family
sphere of influence
a method used to divide foreign control in China and was instilled after China signed many treaties as a result of being forced by Europe. This gave privileges that were special to only the Europeans such as Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and other European countries. China was partitioned for control.
He was a leader of the Communists in China and defeated the Nationalists in 1949. He died in 1976.
He was an army officer and a political leader of China, more specifically, the President of the Republic of China.
It was a movement that was based on teachings of Confucius who was a Chinese philosopher, lived in about 500 BC, stressed importance of education, strove to achieve an ordered society, taught to respect to one's elders, and to obey the government.
It is a philosophy based on the book Tao Te Ching and the teachings of Lao-Tzu who lived in China in 6th century BC, believed in preserving and restoring harmony in the individual, in nature, and in the universe, and believed in the government not taking part in this harmony.
It is a religion that originated in India about 300 BC that spreads to China and becomes a major religion in AD 400.
the capital of Taiwan
It is an economic and social region. It includes countries that surround the Pacific Ocean and the west coast of the United States and extends clockwise from New Zealand (western Pacific) to Chile (eastern Pacific).
a tent belonging to a nomad of Central Asia
It occurred from 1950-1953 after the Japan was defeated in World War II - 1945. Northern Korea was controlled by Soviet Union. Southern Korea was controlled by United States. in 1950, Northern Korean troops invaded South Korea which began the Korean War. This ended in 1953, and a treaty was signed to divide North and South Korea. North Korea is a communist nation, while South Korea is a democratic nation. They have a hostile opposition towards each other, but began in 2000 to discuss that they have plans to reunite.
the capital of South Korea; the largest city in South Korea with more than 10 million people
the capital of North Koreal the largest city in North Korea with more than 2.5 million people
a professional Japanese soldier who served the interests of landowners and clan chiefs
a general in the emperor's army who has the power of a military dictator. the Japanese emperor created the role - 1192 after struggle between two powerful clans.
A popular type of Japanese drama in the 17th century that combined with music and dance; it is the type of theatre in Japan (played buy all male actors for both female and male parts). It has dramatic costumes and rhythmic dialogue.