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Section 2 & 3 WH

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Kublai Khan
He ruled all of China as well as Korea, Tibet and Vietnam.
Marco Polo
He was an Italian merchant. He spent 17 years in Kublai's service.
Zheng He
He commanded first of the 7 expeditions.
Celadon
porcelain with an unusual blue-green glaze.
Hangul
alphabet using symbols to represent the sounds of spoken Korean.
Literacy rate
or percentage of people who can read and write.
Shilla
ruled from 668 to 918
Koryo
dynasty built their capital at Kaesong (keh sung) following the plan of the Tang capital at Chang'an.
Choson
dynasty.
Yi Song-gye
Korean general Yi Song-gye (ee sung keh) set up the Choson dynasty.
Sejong
In 1443, Korea's most celebrated ruler, King Sejong (seh jong) decided to replace the complex Chinese system of writing.