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Create a word processing document titled "Empires of Asia." Copy the following questions to your document and answer in complete paragraphs (5 to 7 sentences). Be sure your answers are in your own words and not just copied from the reading Mongols

1. List the mongol contributions in China and describe the Mongol influence on Chinese culture.

The Mongols held on to their own traditions. Even though they brought violence and Destruction into China they contributed many head ways. The architecture was detailed mosques through china. The Mongols also contributed legal codes to china that were a lot more innovative. The Mongol came up with Orthro to make it easier for long distant trade. They also contributed to Square script. This was use by officials only. Theater, Hunting, Art all was contributed but not favored by china.

2. Why did the Mongols distrust the Confucian scholar-officials in China?

The Mongol rulers were somewhat distrustful of the Confucian scholar-officials of China because they represented a different path of life for China. Mongols already had set a path or a way live and conduct themselves in china and the Confucian scholars wanted a different way and had a different out look about how China should be run and ruled.

3. Describe Mongol rule in China.

The Mongols gave power to the peasants in China. They supplied land in North china to peasants. Mongols helped peasants organize themselves to prosper but behind it all they was also looking out for their own interest. The Mongols were expecting additional tax for their generous support to the peasants. Mongols sectioned off their empire in china and made up many negative policies but they remain on top. Artisans got a higher status and freedom from labor and taxes because the Mongols loved their craftsmanship with jewels such as jade, gold, bronzes and products of procilane, ceramics

4. Compare the rule of the first Genghis Khan with Kublai Khan.

The first Genghis Khan with Kublai Khan was good social and political life for China. Under their ruler ship they brought back ritual dance and music to China social life. also institutions were made available to china for wholesale trading and borrowing.

Vocabulary: Define each of the following terms in complete sentences.

A. Ortogh - The Ortogh provided a means of spreading the risk for the individual merchant participating in a trade venture.

B. Square Script - The idea of a new written language that could be used to transcribe a number of the languages within the Mongol.

C. Kamikaze -divine wind

D. Sedentary People – Dorsal, meek quite people.

E. Golden Horde - The Golden Horde, is the name given by Russians to the invading Mongols who sweep through the country ...


5. What is considered to be a major Japanese social value?

Thoughts and feelings is considered to be a major social value of importance in Japanese culture.

6. How did rice growing affect development of Japanese culture?

Growing rive affected the development of Japan a great deal. Despite hardship life for Japan farmers improved. It also helped the economy to grew with many merchants and trade became intense.

7. Identify and explain three major developments of the Kofun period.

Jomon Period the era of pottery and the Japanese islands were inhabited with hunter, fishers and other gatherers.

Yayoi Period rice was imported into Japan during this period. Agriculture was introduced. The social classes evolve greatly. The country had powerful land owner and the community began to unit.

Kofun Period development of power. The country was united as Yamato Japan was the political center.(about today's ). Large tombs (kofun) were built in honor for the political leaders during that era.

8. Explain the role of Buddhism in medieval Japan.

The role of Buddhism medieval Japan was everyday life. Buddhism meant to get prepared for the life ahead. many Buddhist inspired Japanese in art, to build temples, theater, meditation and to write poems.

9.What were the characteristics of "feudalism" in Japan?

The characteristics of feudalism in Japan are social control; by the Shogun. Nobles have to spend every other year Edo. Shogun had full control of japan emperors.

10. Describe the relationship between Shinto and Buddhism in Japan.

The relationship between Shinto and Buddhism helped shaped Japan culture and brought wealth into Japan culture. Shinto and Buddhism shrines were all over Japan

Vocabulary: Define each of the following terms in complete sentences.

A. Shinto - Is the spirituality practices of Japan.

B. Ritual -Is the political system based on the philosophies of Confucianism and Chinese Legalism in Japan.

C. Bakufu (2 meanings) - means 1. the way of the government,Tent government. 2.The Head officer rule in the military, tenth office.

D. Bushido - means the way of the warrior.

E. Mandate of Heaven - means time for a new dynasty.


11. Explain the basic ideals of Confucianism and its role in Chinese society .

Confucianisms is a code of ethics. Confucius placed great importance on the family and its training thought to children life in society. It is at home in the family that the child learns to deal with problems that he or she will face later in the world. The family is responsible for educating the child and tech them how to deal with every life obstacles. . Confucius focus on the importance of education, and the ability to turn people into good family members. More important be to responsible members of society, and good loyal subjects of the emperor.

12. Describe the relationship between Confucianism and Buddhism in China.

Confucianism and Buddhism binds the relation ship pf the essence between Chinese traditions and culture. Confucianisms a code of ethics is to have love within the family and to stick to rules of the religion and etiquette. Buddhism stuck to the teaching of moral and ethical behaviors.

13. Describe the Silk Road. What was it? Why was it important?

Under Tang Dynasty ancient trade route was created between China and the Mediterranean Sea. The Chinese used the silk road to transport goods. The silk Road was also important in discussing ides of trade, culture and an easy way to keep money flow open.

14. What do you consider the most important contribution of the Song Dynasty? Explain your choice.

The most imortant contribution of the Song Dynasty is when the potters acheive a pefectin of somplicity. When the potters return home they can established themselves and start to manufacturing pottery and help boost the economy torrism and wealth.

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