World History Chapter 12 Vocab
Emerged in 618–
Son of 1st emperor Li Yuan who took control of the Tang dynasty and became to most admirable leader
Self governed states controlled by the Tang Dynasty- Korea, Tibet and Vietnam
Gives less power to rich landowner by taking there land and splitting it up between farmers and peasants so they could eat and pay taxes
Emerged in 960, had many threats from mongol invaders from the north
Upper class- rich land owners
Vast treeless plains in southeast asia
The payment a women has to bring to marriage in order to marry and may never get re-married
A multi-storey temple with eaves that curve up at the corners
Mongol leader who led his army to conquer a vast empire that stretched from the pacific to eastern europe
Grandson of Genghis Khan who ruled all of china, Korea and Tibet
Prosperous Mongol dynasty ruled by Kublai Khan
Italian explorer who spent many years in china under Kublai`s services and brought back information about chinas riches and postal services to europe
Dynasty re-conquered after the fall of the Yuan Dynasty ruled by Zhu Yuanzhand
Voyages of a chinese admiral and diplomat
Korean dynasty that ruled from 668-935
Korean dynasty that ruled from 935-1392
Porcelain with an un-usual blue/green glaze
Choson (Yi) Dynasty
Overthrew after mongol took over Koryo
King of the Yi- Dynasty who founded the written language of Hangul
Alphabet that uses symbols to represent the sounds of spoken Korean
Percentage of people who can read and write
Chain of Islands
A very large, damaging wave caused by an earthquake or very strong wind
Principal religion in Japan that emphasizes the worship of nature
Adapting to some cultural traits and disregarding others
The japanese writing system, phonetic symbols representing syllables
Member of the warrior class in the japanese feudal system
samurai code of conduct
The practice of meditation and school of Buddhism in Japan
Inheritance passed down through the mothers side
Large domelike buddhist shrine
What are the three tributary states?
Vietnam, Korea and Tibet
What are the two main classes of the Tang Dynasty?
Gentry and Peasentry
What are the 4 islands of Japan?
Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu
What were the two other names for Tokyo?
Nara and Edo
What were the 3 Chinese dynasties?
Tang, Song and Yuan
What modern day country has the largest islamic population?
What is the largest sword of the samurai?
What is the smallest sword of the samurai?
What are the two samurai swords called when together?
Japanese word for clan
Japanese word for suicide
Japanese word for stomach cutting
What is the japanese style of theater with music and exaggerated movement?
What is the family of Japan that started the only dynasty?
What were the three dynasties of Korea?
Silla, Koryo and Choson (Yi)
What is the japanese system of writing?
What does genghis khan mean?
What chinese dynasty was chinese rule restored back to?
What color are ming vases?
blue and white
What are the three types of buddhism?
Zen, Theravada and Mahayanna
Who was Korea’s best ruler?
Who was the chief god of Shinto?
Who created the Yuan dynasty?
What were the three types of theater?
Kabuki, Noh and Banraku
What does bushido mean?
“the way of the warrior”
Who wrote the 1st book? and what was the name of the book?
Lady Murasaki, the tale of genji
How did the Japanese feudal system work?
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