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Ethel Wood AP world history chapter 8 vocab


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Du Fu
Based on social injustice
Equal Fields Stystem
when a farmer died his land was divided out to those who needed it
foot binding
tightly bounding a young girls foot so the bones would crack and she wouldn't be able to walk properly
Fujisawa Fam
protected the emperor
"always had ruled Japan"
control over much of Asia through military and tributary system
Heian Era
FF had throne
Appreciation of learning, painting, poetry, and Chinese classics
Champa Rice
rice that matured quickly
was a tribute gift to the Song Ct
Koryo Dynasty
Korean dynasty
new version of older ideology
emphasizes opposites like yin and yang
importance on social life
deep bow before emperor in which the forehead touched the ground
li bo
based on freedom of spirit
love of nature
died by drowning trying to fish the moons reflection
Song Dynasty
after the tang
unified China
nomadic Turkish people sacked Changan as payment for their aid in defeating the rebels
Tang Dynasty
After Sui
Sui dynasty
Shi Huangdi emerged after warring states period and established the Sui dynasty
wu zhao
only woman ruler in China to rule in her own name
she was buddist reincarnation of Maitreya (Buddha of the future)
animistic religion that emphasized nature spirits and kami that inhabit objects in nature
tale of genji
about Fujisawa family
described life and functions of a fake prince named genji
viewed noble lives
military governor who ruled in place of the emporer
prof. warriors who provided protection for food clothing and housing
military government of Japan between 1192 and 1868, headed by the shogun
Black Death
It was a plague that effected much of Europe and killed millions
Genghis Khan
founder of the Mongol empire
khanate that formed the southwestern sector of the Mongol Empire, ruled by the Mongol House of Hulagu.
Khanate of the Golden Horde
Mongol empire founded by Ghengis Khan's grandson Batu. Based in Southern Russia.
Khanate of the Great Khan
political entity ruled by a Khan or Khagan
Kubilai Khan
Last of the Mongol Great Khans & Founder of Yuan Empire.
Liao Empire
the Khitan Empire
Middle Kingdom
refers to China because the people believed that their land stood between heaven and Earth
significance: rationalized the reason as to why the Chinese ruled over so many
Ming Dynasty
Empire based in China that Zhu Yuanzhang established after the overthrow of the Yuan Empire.
Alexander Nevskii
Prince of Novogrod.`
Ottoman Turks
Islamic State
Pax Mongolica
Mongol Peace
Silla Dynasty
Independent Korean kingdom in southeastern part of peninsula; defeated Koguryo along with their Chinese Tang allies
significance: Stopped Chinese rule in China, helped extend Chinese influence
it means of iron
Xi Xia Empire
Western Xia, kingdom of the Tibetan-speaking Tangut tribes that was established in 1038 and flourished until 1227.
Yuan Dynasty
Empire created in China and Siberia by Khubilai Khan