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Imperial China

World History Chapter 15

Answer Question
seaports During the Tang period, trade improved because of the reopening of the Silk Road and the opening of new (what).
rice During the Tang era, irrigation improved, leading to new crops that could grow in poor soil. These new crops included (this).
wise leaders According to Confucius, what do good governments depend on?
writing Calligraphy is a type of (this).
peace Many people became Buddhists in China during the A.D. 100s because they wanted to seek (what).
land The Mongol empire was known as the largest (what kind of ) empire the world had ever known.
Confucian Tang leaders feared how Buddhism would affect China’s (this kind of) traditions.
coal The Chinese discovered that they could use which substance to heat things and make steel?
Genghis Khan Who unified the Mongol clans, built a large army, and created a new legal code?
population growth. During the Tang, the development of new kinds of rice and improved irrigation methods led to
Japan The correct order of the spread of Buddhism in Asia is China, Korea then (this country).
marry Many Chinese thought that Buddhist monks and nuns weakened respect for family life because they were not allowed to _________________.
Kublai Kahn By 1279 this Mongol ruler had completed the conquest of China.
currency or money In the Song dynasty, the Chinese economy grew when they printed paper (what).
abilities Officers in Genghis Khan’s army were chosen for their (what).
printing Which invention helped the Chinese solve the problem of needing more money for trade?
military Empress Wu increased the size of the government and made the (what) stronger.
horses Early in their history, Mongols were known for the ability to use (what) for fighting.
military improvements Under the Tang dynasty, rulers carried out many (what).
isolated In the 1400s, after the emperor stopped voyages of exploration, China became more (what).
landscapes During the Song dynasty, the painting of (these) was popular.
Li Bo Who was the most popular poet of the Tang era?
Du Fu Who was the Tang poet and civil servant who wrote about the suffering of the common people?
Changan This was capital city of the Tang and Song eras.
porcelain This is a fine clay that is baked at high temperatures.
calligraphy This is the art of writing characters beautifully.
Wendi This general and emperor founded the Sui dynasty.
Silk Road This was a trade route that had a major impact on the Chinese economy.
Yangdi This emperor oversaw the building of the Grand Canal.
Empress Wu This was the only woman in Chinese history to rule an empire on her own.
Grand Canal What was a major network of waterways that connect two major rivers in China?
Genghis Khan This Mongol conqueror’s name means “strong ruler”.
steppes These are the wide, rolling, grassy plains found in Central Asia
terror This is violence meant to scare people into surrendering
Gobi This is the vast desert and the site of a 1206 meeting of Mongol leaders
Marco Polo He was a famous Italian traveler who was among first Europeans to visit and write about China.
Created by: Ms Plyler