CH 10 Ap World History Vocab
If you found this. Your lucky, I never speak about uploading words in Hanneman's class. ^^ Also its not a complete set, but most of the words. You pick a 96 on the test or a 56 since you waited for a complete list? your choice.
Terms in this set (49)
one of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and present-day Mongolia
Best known poet of the "seven sages of the bamboo forest"
conquered the south, unified China, created the Sui dynasty and finally ended the Period of Disunion
reunited the North and South, founder of Sui dynasty, encouraged economical and political developement, under him society was peaceful and stable
second emperor of Sui; completes Grand Canal; high taxes and forced labor spur hostility resulting in his assassination in 618
a province in northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan, origin of Shang ruler
Also known as Duke of Tang; minister for Yangdi; took over empire following assassination of Yangdi; first emperor of Tang dynasty; took imperial title of Gaozu.
One of the founders of the Tang Empire and its second emperor (r. 626-649). He led the expansion of the empire into Central Asia. (p. 277)
(627- 649) He reconquerored the northern and western land that China had since the decline of the Han Dynasty. He started the achievements of the Tang Dynasty.
Empress Wu's grandson. Executed favorite consort.
Royal concubine during reign of Xuanzong; introduction of relatives into royal administration led to revolt
A group of Turkic-speakers who controlled their own centralized empire from 744 to 840 in Mongolia and Central Asia.
the Turkic language spoken by the Kirghiz people
Nomadic peoples of Manchuria; militarily superior to Song dynasty China but influenced by Chinese culture; forced humiliating treaties on Song China in 11th century
Smaller surviving Song dynasty (1127-1279); presided over one of the greatest cultural reigns in world history.
Capital of later Song dynasty; located near East China Sea; permitted overseas trading; population exceeded 1 million.
the integration of Legalist practices and Confucian doctrine
Civil service examination
Exams that Chinese bureaucrats passed to serve in state, based on Confucian concepts, Han origins.
the educated upper classes in China
equal field system
Agricultural reform favoring the peasants under the Tang dynasty in China, inheritance system where 1/5 of the land when to the peasant's descendants and the rest went to the government.
Confucian scholar and chief minister of a Song emperor in 1070s; introduced sweeping reforms based on Legalists; advocated greater state intervention in society.
A large furnace which uses a blast of air to melt down ore
mixture of compounds that were used as pesticides and later as explosives. Was BROUGHT to china
paper currency/flying money/abacus
currency that used paper instead of coins, and a tool used almost as an older calculator
an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles)
compass and sternpost rudder
device used to navigate in seas;steering device created by the Song that could steer a boat
Wu Zhao "Empress Wu"
The only woman to ever declare herself empress, she was a member of the Tang Dynasty.
practice in Chinese society to mutilate women's feet in order to make them smaller; smaller feet were considered beautiful
Organized scattered Mongol clans under one government.
Mongolian Emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
Last of the Mongol Great Khans (r. 1260-1294) and founder of the Yuan Empire.
A people of this name is mentioned as early as the records of the Tang Empire, living as nomads in northern Eurasia. After 1206 they established an enormous empire under Genghis Khan, linking western and eastern Eurasia.
Dynasty in China set up by the Mongols under the leadership of Kubilai Khan
A medieval chinese weapon in which a lance is lit on fire and is either thrown at enemies or is thrusted
"city of the khan"; previously ruled by Jurchens but was new capital for the Mongols
Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324)
Drove the Mongols from China and founded the Ming Dynasty
Succeeded Mongol Yuan dynasty in China in 1368; lasted until 1644; initially mounted huge trade expeditions to southern Asia and elsewhere, but later concentrated efforts on internal development within China.
a japanese suffix added to the end of a name to show affection
Pure Land Sect
Devotional, re the Buddha of the western paradise
White Lotus Sect
a Buddhist sect originating in the Southern Song period that consistently opposed the ruling dynasty
A new teaching that blended Confucianism with elements of Daoism and Buddhism
Most prominent neo-Confucian scholar during the Song dynasty; stressed importance of applying philosophical principles to everyday life.
Neo-Confucian thinker of Ming influenced by "School of the Mind" Interpretation in Japan- Oyomei Confucianism
a form of printing in which an entire page is carved into a block of wood and ink is pressed onto it. is is then pressed onto a page, creating and inked-in image.
Li Bo and Du Fu
Most famous poet of the Tang era; blended images of the mundane world with philosophical musings./ second chinese poet who wrote Spring landscape
Caves of the thousand Buddhas. They were sealed in the 11th century for protection from the Tibetan Raiders.
a Sung technique developed and perfected, pictures of natural scenery done on silk, often combined elements of the mountains and water
It is a philosophy which is founded by Laozi. Daoism emphasizes living in harmony with nature