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Classical Imperial China

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Sui Empire
Who was the Precursor to the Tang Empire?
Emperor Wendi
Reunified the North and the South
X'ian
Where was the capital of the Sui Empire?
Yangdi
Who succeeded Emperor Wendi?
Assassination
What happens due to Emperor Yangdi because of his tyrannical rule and disloyalty?
Li Yuan
Who succeeded Emperor Yangdi?
Kow-towing
How to act when in the presense of the emperor.
Confucianism, Daoism, Buddhism
What were the main belief systems in China?
Arabs
Who stops the Chinese Westward Expansion?
Family size
What was the tax system based off of during the Tang Empire?
Civil Service Exam
Creation of bureaucrats which led to uniformity and consistency of governing
Jinshi
Distinguished gentlemen
Buddhism
What religion did the Tang Empire promote?
True
T/F During the Tang Empire, the Chinese were trading internationally.
Flying Money
What term was used to describe Tang China's commerce?
Taizong
Peaceful ruler of the Tang; Confucian in nature, who focused one expanding the borders of China
Wu-tse-Tien
First female Empress; focused on Buddhism, due to its importance to women in society
Xuanzong
Tang emperor who reduced the Buddhist influence; named the "brilliant monarch"
Eunuchs
Castrated men who served the mistresses of the Emperor