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Asia, Africa, americas, incas, and aztecs
TRIPLE AAA EXAM
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Achievements of grand canal
provided resourceful ways to trade between northern cities and the southern rice-producing from the chang delta
What led to the decline of the Tang dynasty?
Mid 700's Tang ruler-imposed crushing taxes.
ways China strengthened under the Song dynasty?
china was separated in three kingdoms
inventions China made under the Song dynasty
gunpowder, printers, and magnetic compass
impact the revival of Confucianism had on Chinese society during the Song dynasty?
Confucianism dynasty fell which resulted in Buddhism being the main belief system. song dynasty converted Confucianism texts to spiritual concerns which was called Neo-Confucianism. This impacted for the better because as trade spread, Neo-Confucianism spread to Korea, Japan, and Vietnam
How many islands make up Japan?
japan big islands names
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikou, and Kyushu
found spirits apparent in nature
What do Buddhists believe?
Four Noble Truths
the significance of the yamato clan is...
The yamato gained control of the land, and they applied new technology which made an increase in their wealth and power.
Japan's Golden Age
Korea or Japan faired better with China and Mongolia.
If we look back at the roots, Japanese cultures did teachings based off Chinese beliefs. You would assume that the Chinese would be worse but the Japanese wanted to be #1 therefore the followed the Chinese to follow there great steps
Who were the Berbers?
Nomadic traders of the Sahara who converted to Islamic teachings
two berber groups called? Hint almond
Almoravids and Almohads
How did Islam spread in NorthAfrica?
Around 670 Islam spread because Muslims ruled Egypt. This entered a part of North Africa called Maghrib. As the teachings of Islamic beliefs spread, African rulers converted to Islam
How did the kingdom of Ghana arise
Trade gained popularity. Trade was popular where Sonike farmers grew crops
What was Benin
Major state in West Africa
What was noble classes in Aztec empire based on
government officials, priests, and military leaders
Why did the Aztecs take so many prisoners of war and why did this lead to problem for the empire?
A ritual involving the sun god was the nourishment of human blood. Victims were led to the Great temple. The preferred victims at the time prisoners of the war. This was bad for the economy because the more3 sacrificed the less population
tribute system strength
religious sacrifices, loyalty, and land.
Declination in Aztec empire
unpracticed religious activities, rebellious activities, and needing more prisoners
what was Teotihuacan's power and wealth based?
revolved around an item called obsidian. Obsidian was used for weapon making and found in valleys of Mexico
How were the Aztecs able to overcome the problems associated with Tenochtitlan's island location.
The Aztecs arrived at the valley of Mexico around Ad1200 (after the fall of Teotihuacan). They had to adapt to the new lifestyle of buildings being around a body of water
Who were the Incas?
the Inca's were an equally powerful state like Aztecs. They were followed by Huari and Tiahuanaco but by 1300s the north controlled which made the Inca's more powerful
What beliefs and practices related to Inca rulers?
The Inca believed that their ruler was related to the sun god, who would bring wealth and power to them. Only men from one of 11 noble families believed to be descendants of the sun god could serve as king.
How did the Incan government unite the empire?
The Incan government united the empire by dividing the empire by territory and its people.
What was mita, and what forms did it take?
The most important
demand was for all adult workers to spend
some days each year working for the state.
They might work on state farms or build
state roads or buildings. This payment of
labor was known as mita.
How was the Incan religion and government connected?
The Incan ruler at the time was a descendant of Inti. Inti was the sun god therefore the citizens would worship the king as if he were the sun god
Why did the Incan Empire fall?
The ruler died. empire was divided by two brothers which caused wars
Ruler under whom the Incan Empire grew quickly
What were young Incan women called
"virgins of the sun"
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