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|When was the Han Dynasty founded?
|When and how did the Han dynasty fall?
|It fell in 220 B.C. due to political struggles, social problems, and a widening gap between the rich and poor.
|What happened after the Han Dynasty fell?
|There were nomad invasions from the North, food shortages, and warlords ruled large areas. China broke into separate kingdoms that would fight each other for 361 years.
|Confucianism is a belief system based on the ideas of ______________.
|Confucius taught moral __________ and _______.
|Followers of Confucius believed what four principles?
|1. Use right of relations to produce social order. 2. Respect family and older generations. 3. Educate individuals and society 4. Act in morally correct ways.
|Buddhism started in _______ and was based on the teachings of ___________________________.
|India, Siddharta Guatama
|Buddhists believe what is a part of life?
|What is the reason people suffer?
|They are too attached to material possessions and are selfish.
|How can you escape suffering?
|You can escape suffering by living a wise, moral, and thoughtful life.
|Buddhism helped the Chinese escape suffering after which dynasty collapsed?
|The Han Dynasty
|Confucianism was influenced by what belief system?
|What does Daoism seek?
|Daoism seeks harmony with nature and with inner feeling (your conscience).
|The Sui Dynasty __________ China.
|What Sui Emperor reunified China, and how did he reunify China?
|Yang Jian or Wendi; he restored old traditions, allowed freedom of religion, and started public works projects.
|How did Wendi come to power?
|He killed the heir to the Zhou throne, his grandson, along with 59 royal princes.
|What were some of Wendi's public works projects?
|The Grand Canal, and the Great Wall of China
|Wendi's successor, ___________, lost control of China by raising taxes.
|The Tang emperors reunified the Empire by:
|expanding China's network of roads and canals.
|Who was ruling the empire when China conquered Korea?
|Empress Wu Zhao