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How long did it take
Sui rulers to reunify China?
Reunification took about
forty years. The effort,
however, weakened the
Sui and facilitated the
Tang takeover
What is the capital of Tang?
Chang'an
Under the Tang, what
happened to China's
monopoly on silk?
China’s monopoly on silk
disappeared, since other
regions began to produce it.
However, the Tang were
able to break the western
Asian monopoly on cotton.
By the mid-800s
the Uigur, Tibetan, and
Tang states were all
in decline. The decline of
each of these states
aggravated problems
in the others.
What pressure from
the Liao and Jin Empires
provided stimulus
to Song technological
development?
Military. To counter
the Liao and the Jin,
the Song developed
new technologies.
What did the Song
period mean for
women?
For women, the Song
period was one of increased subordination and disenfranchisement.
The backlash against
Buddhism and the revival of Confucianism had negative consequences for women.
The late sixteenth-century
reunification of China
took place under the
_________ dynasty.
Sui dynasty. The Sui
ruled from 581 to 615
n 618 the Li family
overthrew the Sui
and established the
__________ dynasty.
Tang Dynasty. The Tang
Empire retained many
of the Sui governing
practices.
____________, or
"Great Vehicle,"
Buddhism predominated
in Tang China.
Mahayana
Trade brought disease
in the form of ____________
to China via the sea
route to Canton.
bubonic plague
A Turkic group,
the ____________,
controlled much of
Inner Asia in the
eighth century.
Uighur
___________, a women
who married into the
Chinese imperial family,
took control of the
government in 690.
Wu Zhao
The ___________ Empire
began in central
China in 960.
Song
The Liao Empire of
the ___________ people
extended from
Siberia to Central Asia.
Khitan
The __________ and
Dai Viet states controlled
what is now Vietnam.
Champa
Which of the following
events occurred first?
-Heian era begins in Japan
-Southern Song period begins in China
**C. Sui dynasty comes to power in China
-D. Koryo dynasty founded in Korea
In 668, _________
conquered its
neighboring states
in the Korean peninsula.
Silla
The Sui Empire lasted
such a short time because
It was exhausted by
its extraordinary pace
of expansion and
overcentralization.
The purpose of the
Grand Canal was to
Facilitate communication
and trade with the south.
The Sui Empire
successfully reunified
China and
Reestablished Confuscianism
as the central philosophy
of government.
One of the primary
beliefs of Mahayana
Buddhism was that
Bodhisattvas have postponed
nirvana to help others
achieve enlightenment.
The Central Asian
heritage of the Tang
rulers was evident in
their political use
of Buddhism.
How did the bubonic
plague reach East Asia?
It came from Africa,
spread to the Middle
East, and then went
by sea to Canton.
Which of the following
factors made the
Chinese uncomfortable
with Buddhism?
Money left the tax
rolls because people
often gave monasteries
large tracts of land,
which became tax exempt.
Monks and nuns
deprived their families
of descendants to care for the ancestors.
Monks and nuns were exempt from taxes and military services.
Which of the following
factors did NOT
make the Chinese
uncomfortable with Buddhism?
Buddhism often absorbed
local elements of belief.
Wu Zhao, a woman
who had married into
the imperial family, was known
for serving as emperor
for fifteen years.
The Song used gunpowder
to counter cavalry assaults.
The Song government,
like the Tang, recognized
that with its control of
government examinations
it also had
The ability to indoctrinate
millions of young men.
What was NOT
a feature of Song cities?
Rodent infestations
What were features
of Song cities?
Multi-story wooden
apartment houses
Narrow streets
Advanced water systems
Why was the concept of
the Mandate of Heaven
was not important in Japan?
Because Japanese
rulers always came
from the same family.
The early Annamese
were NOT ahead of the
Chinese in what area?
Military tactics.
The combination of
loneliness, free time,
and writing encouraged
Japanese women to
produce an outpouring
of poetry, diaries, and novels.
The Trung sisters
of Vietnam did what?
They led local farmers
in resistance against
invading forces of
the Han Empire.
What was sent to the Song
by Champa as a tribute
gift and became important
in the advancement
of Song agriculture?
Aa fast-maturing rice
of the region,
was Champa rice
The late sixteenth-century
reunification of China
took place under the
_________ dynasty.
Sui
In 618 the Li family
overthrew the Sui
and established the
__________ dynasty.
Tang
What renowned Tang
poet, testifies to the
persistent warfare of
his times in his poetry?
Li Bo
What Turkic group,
controlled much
of Inner Asia in the
eighth century?
The Uighur
What woman married
into the Chinese imperial
family, and took control
of the government in 690.
Wu Zhao
What Empire began
in central China in 960?
Song
The Liao Empire of
the ___________ people
extended from Siberia
to Central Asia.
Khitan
The __________
and Dai Viet states
controlled what is now
Vietnam.
Champa