Chapter 12 Study Guide
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______ reunited china in 581 A.D.
The______was in power from 618 to 907 AD and its rulers worked to strengthen chinas government and make reforms
________built the Grand Canal to untie the Huang He and Chang Jiang rivers
Trade grew under the Tang Dynasty bc they build new______ and _______.
roads and waterways
A(n) ______is a plea where Buddhist nuns or monks lives and worshipped
_____was the capital of the tang dynasty
chinese poetry during the tang dynasty often celebrated ______
chinese paintings during the one dynasty were often _____
___was the only women in chinese history to rule a country on her own.
___believed that a good government led by wise rulers would create a peaceful society
the tang dynasty returned to the ideas of____to reduce the popularity of buddhism in china.
students preparing for the civil service exam in china could not do__
the_____ruled from 960 to 1279 AD and was considered a period of prosperity and cultural achievement
list 3 reasons why farming improved under the tang dynasty
irrigation improved, gave land to farmers, and new rice
___is a material made of clay and baked at a high temp
the earliest printing process in china used___
__was a chinese invention that helped them create weapons like fire lance and ballistic missiles
The___helped sailors find their way and helped them to sail their ships farther from land.
list 4 items that were traded by the chinese
porcelain, steel, paper, tea, and silk
____was a popular poet during the tang dynasty
mongols were known for_____and ___
riding horses and waging war
at a meeting in the Gobi desert , the mongol leaders elected ___ which means strong ruler
____united the mongols and conquered an empire in europe and asia.
___completed the mongols conquest of china and started the yuan dynasty
kublai khan moved his capital from karakorum in mongolia to ____in northern china
the__dynasty was started by__, was dominated by the mongol leaders,and lasted for 100 years
the mongol empire was known as the largest____empire the world had ever known.
with increased trade chinese discoveries, such as, steel, the compass, and________made their way ton europe.
____was a famous European traveler who visited china and wrote a book about his amazing adventures in china
when did the mongols lose control of china?
____founded the ming dynasty and renamed himself____
zha yuanzhang/hung wu
in the only top officials were allowed to enter bc it was home to chinas emperors.
____are long fictional stories that were popular during the ming dynasty
____was a voyager during the ming dynasty who traveled to____and ______
zheng he, india, and southeast aisa
list 3 reasons why confucian officials wanted to end chinese voyages
cost too much, helping the merchant get rich, and bringing new ideas
the _____are special group of roman catholic priests who served as missionaries in china.
a(n) _____is a count of the number of people in a region and was used by the ming dynasty to help collect taxes more accurately
the ming dynasty fell in 1644 to the____
list the dynasties of china that were covered in chap 12 in the order that they ruled over china
sui,tong,song,yuan, ming, and manchu