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Why did China Trade mostly by sea rather than through their mainland? Mountains.
What mountain range protected them from invaders south of China? Himalayas.
What nations did China trade with? Vietnam, North/South Korea, Japan.
When a dynasty is believed to be chosen by heaven to rule? Mandate of Heaven.
Dynasty that fell causing 350 years of chaos? Han Dynasty
Chinese belief system based on morality, order, and mutual respect in relationships? Confucianism.
Belief system Chinese adopted to deal with suffering during China's period of chaos? Buddhism.
Where did Buddhism originally come from? India.
What Chinese belief system blended with Confucianism because in order to be moral you had to live in harmony with nature? Taoism.
The repeating pattern of one dynasty after another gaining and losing the Mandate of Heaven? Dynastic Cycle.
What were 3 types of people we looked at that were chosen to work in the Dynasties' bureaucracy? Aristocrats, Foreigners, Scholars.
Wealthy people chosen by the Han, Sui, and Tang Dynasty to help run the gov.? Aristocrats.
People who were educated and had to take an exam to be able to work in the Chinese bureaucracy? Scholars.
Gov. workers hired by the Mongol rulers to help govern China? Foreigners.
A highly organized group of gov. officials running various departments? Bureaucracy.
Name for scholars who got government jobs by passing the state examination? Scholars-official.
Test people had to take to get a job in Chinese gov.? Civil Service.
Who was the Chinese philosopher whose teaching became the basis for China's gov.? Confucius.
What dynasty allowed people from all social classes who passed the civil service test to be in gov.? Ming Dynasty.
Original founder of Mongol Empire. Genghis Khan.
How far did the Mongol Empire stretch? China, Southwest Asia.
Who was the later Mongol leader of China? Kublai Khan.
How did Kublai Khan improve China? Opened up roads, welcomed visitors from foreign lands.
Famous European explorer, traveled Silk Road and met Kublai Khan? Marco Polo.
Mongols fighting tactics? Surprise, Go-In Go-Out.
Created by: sandy272001