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WH Wynn U6 Review

Delhi Sultanate, Mughul Empire, Mongols

What religion was founded by Guru Nanak in the Punjab area of India? Sikhism
Why was Akbar called ‘the Great’? He had policies of religious tolerance & diversity contributed to a strong central government
Why was the Sikh belief system considered radical for its day? It preached that all people were equal in the eyes of God.
How did Muslims & Hindus resolve their initial conflict? They mutually influenced each other’s traditions & culture.
How did Akbar strengthen his empire? He promoted diversity within his government & court.
How could the relationship between Muslims & Hindus during the Delhi Sultanate be described? Violent at first, then relatively peaceful.
What did Akbar do to strengthen his government? He paid his officials and they weren’t allowed to pass on their position to relatives.
What did Mongol armies have that made it possible for them to conquer walled Chinese cities? Cannons
How did Kublai Khan organize Mongol rule in China? Only Mongols could serve in the military & reserved the most powerful government positions for Mongols.
What occured in 1435 that altered China’s relationship with the rest of the world? Ming emperor stopped building ships & forbade expeditions overseas
How did Ming rulers restore the earlier style of Chinese government? They restored the old civil service system & renewed emphasis on Confucianism.
How did Ming rulers restore an earlier style of Chinese economics? Only gold or silver was accepted as payment for Chinese goods.
Why did the Japanese adopt elements of Chinese society? They believed some Chinese practices were better than theirs.
Why did the shogun hold all the real power in Japan in the 1400s? At the time, the only real power was military strength.
Which group established Japan’s only dynasty? Yamato clan
Why did Japan’s population increase after a central government was imposed? Agriculture improved because of a lack of war
Which position wielded the most power in feudal Japan and why? The shogun; because he controlled the military.
What was Marco Polo’s view of the Mongol rule of China under Kublai Khan? He said it was prosperous and well-run.
Japan’s distance from these 2 mainland Asian countries allowed it to develop its own distinct culture. Korea & China
Japan is often subject to earthquakes & tsunamis because they are part of this geological feature surrounding the Pacific Ocean. Ring of Fire
Zen Buddhism contributed ______ to Japanese culture. Focus on self-reliance, meditation, and devotion to duty
This shogunate ended feudal warfare by imposing central government control over Japan but maintained the feudal system. Tokugawa Shogunate
The principle religion of Japan Shinto
monotheistic religion founded by Guru Nanak in the 1400s Sikhism
A chain of islands is called an.... archipelago
Italian merchant who worked for Kublai Khan in China for 17 years. Marco Polo
Ming Chinese admiral; made 7 voyages to ports around the world Zheng He
Member of the warrior class in feudal Japan Samurai
Muslim dynasty that ruled India from 1526-1857 Mughul Dynasty
codeof conduct followed by samurai in feudal Japan bushido
An elected warrior chief of an Aryan tribe in ancient India rajah
Branch of Buddhism popular in Japan Zen
Created by: Ms.Wynn