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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
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
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
followed the same pattern that the Ming dynasty had established
In regard to the ruling philosophy and techniques, the Qing dynasty
With the exception of the emperor and his family, the most exhalted members of Chinese society were
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
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
bloody competition among heirs to the throne
The steppe tradition which caused the greatest greatest problem for the Islamic empires 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
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
Catherine the Great
The Russian tsar who said "I have to write on human skin, which is much more ticklish" was
left the Russian Orthodox church even more under the control of the tsar
The great seventeenth century religious schism in Russia
In an effort to facilitate his policy of centralization, Ivan VI chose a new aristocracy called the
In the days after the fall of Constantinople, many Russians viewed ______ as the "third rome"
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 Ottoman institution that provided Balkan slaves for the formation of the Janissaried was the
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