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Philosophy created by Confucius Believed in the Gentleman, Humanity and Ren, Filial Piety, Governing, and Intelligence
Moral philosopher and teacher who hoped to play a large role in the government Orphaned at a young age Goal: Bring order and peace to society Criticized of being to idealistic and unrealistic Died thinking he was a failure
Collection of Confucius' teachings collected by his followers
Italian mechant who went to China to get goods and wrote a book about it
the ruler of an empire
network of routes that was the major trade route between China and other lands
If you were a japanese farmer and needed to pray for rain, who would you most likely pray to?
What were the most important aspects of the Heian period?
A samurai followed ___________ or a code of honor.
indigenous people of Hokkaido, Sakhalin, and the Kuril Islands who were culturally and physically distinct from their Japanese neighbours until the second part of the 20th century
collection of Confucius's conversations and teachings, strongly emphasizes the importance of morality for the betterment of oneself and society in general. The book lays out several teachings for both commoners and rulers to follow in the pursuit of morality. It is divided into 20 books, and contains a total of 512 Confucian sayings, most of them quite short.
In 1911 he proclaimed Mongolia independent of China from Qing dynasty , though true independence was not achieved until 1921
"Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make."
Maryland law that provided religious freedom for all Christians.
Put out or made illegal.
the name given by the Chinese to modern-day Vietnam meaning "peaceful" or "pacified South"
a term meaning "great name"; these men were the most powerful feudal leaders in Japan from the tenth century to the nineteenth century
scholarship based on books imported by Dutch traders, particularly medical and scientific texts
A person who rules for an emperor who is too young or too sick to govern.
Warriors who agreed to fight for nobles in exchange for land in Feudal Japan.
A large landmass that juts out from a continent
Contains these modern day countries: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and mountains of Nepal and Bhutan
seasonal winds usually with rain