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They encouraged intermarriage between Chinese and Manchus
Which of the following was NOT an action of the Manchus after conquering China?
stressed Chinese traditions from the era before the Mongol Yuan dynasty
In an effort to stabilize China internally, the Ming emperors
the foremost scholar of Neo-Confucianism
Zhu-Xi was
According to Confucian tradition, the most honorable class among peasants, artisans, and merchants was the
east Asian societies largely controlled their own affairs until the 19th century
After the arrival of the Europeans
finished the process of unifying Japan
In 1600, Tokugawa Ieyasu
was limited and under tight governmental control
Foreign trade during the Qing Dynasty
a reduction in status for the samurai and daimyo
One of the results of the peace brought by the Tokugawa period was
The Ming dynasty began to collapse because of his refusal to meet with government officials
it was during the reign of Emperor Wanli that
of Christianities exclusivity (?)
The Chinese were hesistant to convert to Christianity because
patriarchal authority over females became tighter than ever
during the Ming and Qing dynasties,
In 1368 the Ming Dynasty replaced the _______ dynasty.
followed the same pattern that the Ming dynasty had established
In regard to the ruling philosophy and techniques, the Qing dynasty
the scholar-bureaucrats
With the exception of the emperor and his family, the most exhalted members of Chinese society were
the chinese emperor's role in maintaining order over the earth
The phrase "son of heaven" refers to
The ming dynasty was founded by
the governments favored political and social stablility technological innovation
China fell behind technologically during the Ming and Qing dynasties because
open vibrant trade with Europe
Begining in the 1630's and enduring for the next two centuries, Japanese foreign policy included all of the following EXCEPT
carried out expansive journeys of overseas exploration
Zheng He
"the floating worlds"
The word sakoku refers to
The Islamic leader who abolished the jizya was
Which of the following rulers displayed the greatest amount of religious tolerance?
converted it to the mosque of Aya Sofya
The Ottomans took the Byzantine cathedral Hagia Sophia and
nomadic, Turkish speaking tribes
The Ottoman, Safavid and Moghul empires all originally came from
non-muslims who recieved the status of protected people
In the Islamic world, the dhimmi were
a concubine who had tremendous influence over Suleyman the Magnificent
Hurrem Sultana
a collapse in the centuries old civil service examination system
Which of the following factors was not one of the reasons that explains the decline of the Islamic empires?
to create a syncretic religion called the "divine faith" that all could worship
Akbar's answer to religious diversity and tension of India was
Shah Jahan
The Mughul ruler who constructed the Taj Mahal
bloody competition among heirs to the throne
The steppe tradition which caused the greatest greatest problem for the Islamic empires was
non-muslims in an Islamic country
The jizya was the tax paid by
hinduism and islam
Sikhism was a syncretic combination of
the ottomans defeated the Safavids
At the battle Chaldrian in 1514
outlawed tobacco and coffee
because of protest from the moralists, the ottoman sultan
Muslim religious warriors
The word "Ghazi" refers to
Mehmed II
The ottoman ruler who captured constantinople was
the twelfth infalliable imam was still alive and would return to spread his faith
the central belief of the twelver shiism was the idea that
allowed russian lords to sell serfs as if they were private property
The law code of 1649
by conspiring with the russian nobles to displace her feeble husband
Catherine the Great came to the Russian throne
retained control of their dowries after marriage and so had a measure of financial independence
in regards to gender relations, Russian women
western europe
peter the great drew most of his inspiration for reforming Russia from
St. Petersburg
Peter the Great's "window to the west" was
Catherine the Great
The Russian tsar who said "I have to write on human skin, which is much more ticklish" was
For most of Russia's history the main political, religious, cultural influence came from
Ivan the Great
The Russian leader who began the "gathering of the Russian land" was
In the 1230's the old russian capital of Kiev was overrun by
left the Russian Orthodox church even more under the control of the tsar
The great seventeenth century religious schism in Russia
Mikhail Romanov
In the year 1610 _______ started a dynasty that lasted until the 20th century
Ivan IV
The bloody "time of troubles" followed the death of
peasants that Ivan III sent into recently conquered lands
The cossacks were
Catherine the Great
The intelligentsia developed during the reign of
In an effort to facilitate his policy of centralization, Ivan VI chose a new aristocracy called the
the boyars
In the opinion of Ivan VI, the cheif obstacle to imperial centralization
Vitus Bering
The navigator ________ explored the Arctic ocean and northern Asia as far as Kamchatka
In the days after the fall of Constantinople, many Russians viewed ______ as the "third rome"
political liberalization
Which of the following was not part of Peter the Great's policy of westernization?
The most important southern trading city in Russia, which was central to trade with the ottoman, the safavid, and the mughal empires was
The leader of the Safavid empire at its peak was
The Ottoman institution that provided Balkan slaves for the formation of the Janissaried was the
the founder of the Mughal dynasty and the descendant of Chingis Khan and Tamerlane was