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What was one factor that eventually led to the demise of the Tang Dynasty?
The loss of political control of central Asia
Where did the Song rulers establish their new capital?
What led to the development of a more efficient printing system by Pi Sheng?
The restoration of China's system of scholar-officials
How did the gentry attain their status in Chinese society?
Through education and civil service positions
Why have movements of people on the Eurasian steppe historically been toward the west and the south?
Rainfall is more plentiful in this area
What was one reason that Genghis Khan unleashed a campaign of terror across Central Asia?
He was angered about the death of Mongol traders at the hands of Muslims.
What happened after the death of Genghis Khan?
His descendants continued his campaign for conquest.
Which act showed that Kublai Khan intended to make his mark as an emperor of China?
He moved his capital to the site of modern day Beijing.
What role did Marco Polo have in Kublai Khan's government?
He went on missions to various Chinese cities.
What occurred at the same time that the Yuan Dynasty collapsed in China?
The Mongol Empire disintegrated.
What helped the Koreans develop a long tradition of shipbuilding?
A long coastline
Which event led to the Korean Peninsula's unification as one state?
Silla drove out the Chinese.
Why did the Yamato most likely believe they had the right to rule the Japanese people?
They started the Shinto religion
What started the assimilation of Chinese culture into the Japanese islands in the 600s?
Prince Shotoku sent three missions to China.
What role did Lady Murasaki Shikibu play in the Heian Period?
She wrote the world's first novel.
What was the initial purpose of the samurai warrior?
To serve as a bodyguard for the warlords.
Which religion had particular influence in Southeast Asia beginning in the 11th century and still has a significant influence in Indonesia today?
Which country in Southeast Asia was least influenced by India?
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