Matteo Ricci and other Europeans discovered that they were more successful in their negotiations with the Chinese if they presented them
After the arrival of the Europeans,
east Asian societies largely controlled their own affairs until the 19th century.
In 1368 the Ming dynasty replaced the ____________ dynasty.
In founding his new dynasty, Hongwu chose the name "Ming," which meant
In 1421, Yongle moved the capital of China to
In an effort to stabilize China internally, the Ming emperors
stressed Chinese traditions from the era before the Mongol Yuan dynasty.
Which of the following was not an action of the Manchus after conquering China?
They encouraged intermarriage between Chinese and Manchus.
In regard to ruling philosophy and techniques, the Qing
followed the same pattern that the Ming had established.
The phrase "son of heaven" refers to
the Chinese emperor's role in maintaining order on the Earth.
During the Ming and Qing dynasties,
patriarchal authority over females became tighter than ever before.
The practice of footbinding
represented the increasing subjugation of women during the Qing dynasty.
carried out expansive journeys of overseas exploration.
Foreign trade during the Qing dynasty
was limited and under tight government control.
China fell behind technologically during the Ming and Qing dynasties because
the governments favored political and social stability over technological innovation.
With the exception of the emperor and his family, the most exalted members of Chinese society were
According to Confucian tradition, the most honorable class among the peasants, artisans, and merchants was the
The Chinese were hesitant to convert to Christianity because
of Christianity's exclusivity concerning other beliefs such as Daoism and Buddhism.
In 1600, Tokugawa Ieyasu
finished the process of unifying Japan.
powerful Japanese territorial lords.
Beginning in the 1630s and ending for the next two centuries, Japanese foreign policy included all of the following except
open, vibrant trade with Europeans.
During the Tokugawa period, the shoguns desired the daimyos and samurai embrace any of the following professions except
One of the results of the peace brought by the Tokugawa period was
a reduction in status for the samurai and daimyo
The term "native learning" relates to
a growing Japanese emphasis on indigenous traditions.