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Glencoe World History © 2010 Chapter 8: The Asian World
Terms in this set (28)
Who was the first female emperor of China?
Which of the following did the Mongols NOT attack?
Neo-Confucianism, which received official support during the Song dynasty, taught that _____.
Individuals must examine the moral principles that rule the universe
Murasaki Shikibu was a noted _____.
After the creation of the sultanate of Delhi, the relationship between Muslim rulers and the Hindu people was one of _____.
Which of the following statements about India after the Guptas is correct?
Foreign trade remained high even when Indian states were at war.
_____ adopted China's model of centralized government.
At the top of the ladder in most Southeast Asian societies were the _____, who held both political power and economic wealth.
Money, goods or property
A group that controlled much of the land and at the same time produced most of the candidates for the civil service
A ceramic made of fine clay baked at very high temperatures
A new class of military servants whose purpose was to protect the security and property of their employers
The Samurai Code
A powerful military leader
The new military system where the emperor remained ruler in name only, and the shogun exercised the actual power
Heads of noble families
The way of the Gods
Another way to satisfy spiritual needs/ religion found in Japan
Cruel second emperor of the Sui Dynasty. He completed the Grand Canal, linking the Yellow and the Yangtze Rivers
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China.
Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
a new type of metal invented during the Tang dynasty (600 - 900)
The 'divine wind,' which the Japanese credited with blowing Mongol invaders away from their shores in 1281.
After the defeat of the Song, the Mongols established this dynasty, which was strong from 1280 to 1386 CE; its capital was at Dadu, or modern-day Beijing.
Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
a temple complex built in the Khmer Empire and dedicated to the Hindu God, Vishnu.
Country between China and India.
The predominant religion in India. They believed in many Gods and had a caste system. Based on how you lived your life, you were reincarnated into a specific class. Wasn't very accesible around the world.