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Kobe's History study guide OF CHINA

Sui Dynasty
A powerful dynasty that lasted from 589 to 618 AD. They were credited with the reuniting of China and rebuilding the Great Wall of China. They also built a canal so that the water flowing north to south so that it could flow west to east. This increased moolah income and fed more people.
Wu Hou
China's first empress who ruled during the early Tang dynasty. She united the whole empire and she ruled for 45 years.
Mongol Dynasty
This dynasty completely changed China's culture and way of life. In 1200 AD there was this guy named Genghis Khan and he was a boss. yup. He started a conquest to gain control of China. By 1227 when Genghis Khan died his grandson Kublia Khan finished the conquest and ruled for 34 years. This dynasties ideas flowed through China, India and Europe very well and new inventions were made.
Chinese history, literature, and art of the middle ages.
Wang Fuzhi
He was a scholar who lived during the decline of the Ming Dynasty. His philosophy was that government should not look back to the past for ideas and beliefs. He though that the government should be flexible and should develop new government for the time period at hand.
Ming Dynasty
This dynasty was the second to last dynasty of China and it reverted China to it's original Chinese rule after the Mongols had changed it. They spread trade even farther than the Mongols had. Rulers only referred to Confucian ideas and methods in their government. An idea Frowned upon by Chinese Scholar
Wang Fuzhi.
The art of beautiful hand writing.
Song Dynasty
This dynasty was a dynasty in China that learned to fully use the compass and because of that ocean going trade because of that. They made big ships and they were piled with with silk, tea, and rice from the rich farmlands of the Yangtze Valley.
Tang Dynasty
A dynasty in which was credited for the expansion of trade with Europe. Buddhism reached China in this dynasty. Since some Buddhist ideas went against Confucian rules for code of conduct and family responsibility thousands of Buddhist monasteries were torn down.

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