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dynasty
line of rulers from a single family
porcelain
fine clayware sent down the silk road
cencus
a count of the number of people
shogun
military leader of Japan
samurai
Japanese warrior who supports the shogun
sphere of influence
an area of a countrywhere single foreign power has been granted exclusive trading rights
free port
an area where goods can be shipped freely
megalopolis
super sized urban area
calligraphy
the art of beutiful writing- China
pagodas
curved tile roofed building that serves as a temple
haiku
breif 5 syllable, 7 syllable, 5 syllable poem
yurt
large circular house like structures made of animal skin- Mongolia
human rights
basic freedoms such as freedom of speech or freedom of religion
exile
being forced to live somewhere other than your own country
intensive agriculture
growing crops on every available peice of land- Japan
trade deficit
buying more goods from a country then you sell to that country
tatami
straw mats- Japan
kimono
a long robe usually made of silk
anime
Japanese style of animation
celadon
Korean modified type of Chinese pottery
hangul
a Korean writing system that only uses only 28 symbols
demiliterized zone

whats its abreviation?
a 2.5 mile long line used to seperate the Koreas with no weapons aloud

DMZ
land reform
policy that broke up large farms into smaller family farms- South Korea
precious gem
valuable stones
mangroves
tropical trees that grow along coasts and ronments
terraced fields
strips of land cut out of hillsides like stair steps
dallai lama
chief leader and monk of Tibet
kendo
a Japanese form of fencing using baboo sticks
Tiameninen square
world's largest open square (Bejing)
silk road
an ancient raod linking China and the Mediteranean Sea
diet
elected group of lawmakers
Kublia Khan Theater
theater where traditional plays are preformed