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  1. a the only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty; takes over when Li Shimin dies; she used trickery to get power, cuts taxes, raises salaries of government officials, encourages trade and buddhism, takes korea as a tributary state, reforms the civil service exams, builds more school for more job opprotunities, takes critism from Li Bo and improves, The only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty.
  2. b In China, the class of prosperous families, next in wealth below the rural aristocrats, from which the emperors drew their administrative personnel. (166)
  3. c traditional code of the Japanese samurai which stressed courage and loyalty and self-discipline and simple living
  4. d beautiful handwriting
  5. e the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279, (960 - 1279 AD); this dynasty was started by Tai Zu; by 1000, a million people were living there; started feet binding; had a magnetic compass; had a navy; traded with india and persia (brought pepper and cotton); first to have paper money, explosive gun powder; *landscape black and white paintings

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an inland waterway 1000 miles long in eastern China, The 1,100-mile (1,700-kilometer) waterway linking the Yellow and the Yangzi Rivers. It was begun in the Han period and completed during the Sui Empire. (p. 277)
  2. one of the great Yi rulers, ordered bronze instruments to be used in measuring rain, and created simplified writing
  3. Korean alphabet that uses 14 consanatns and 10 vowels for folktales and popular literatre
  4. a clan; each clan had their own cheif, The Yayoi lived in these clans. The clans were headed by a single patriarchal figure who served as both a war-chief and as a priest. They had no system of writing or money; they dressed largely in clothes made from hemp or bark. Marriages were frequently polygamous, but women held a fairly prominent place in the society. The relationships were complex; slowly, territorial conflict gradually produced what came close to small states.
  5. school of Mahayana Buddhism asserting that enlightenment can come through meditation and intuition rather than faith

5 True/False questions

  1. Zheng HeAn imperial eunuch and Muslim, entrusted by the Ming emperor Yongle with a series of state voyages that took his gigantic ships through the Indian Ocean, from Southeast Asia to Africa. (pp. 355, 422)

          

  2. Pax Mongolicaan Asian temple

          

  3. slash and burna farming method involving the cutting of trees, then burning them to provide ash-enriched soil for the planting of crops

          

  4. Yi DynastyKorean dynasty that opened schools and made neo-Confucianism the state doctrine, in Hanyang

          

  5. Civil Serviceone of the great Yi rulers, ordered bronze instruments to be used in measuring rain, and created simplified writing

          

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