Medieval China Joaquin Santana

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What dynasty collapsed and led to the Period of Disunion?The Han dynasty
What is the Period of Disunion?A time when China split into several kingdoms.
How long did the period last?It lasted form 220 to 589, nearly 350 years.
When did the Han dynasty collapse?It collapsed in 589
How did culture change during the Period of Disunion?It changed because the nomad's and the north's blended. Then the northerns fled south and the north and the south blended
What dynasty reunified China?The Sui dynasty
Who was the first Sui ruler?Yang Jian
When did the Sui begin?They began in 589
What dynasty replaced the Sui?The Tang replaced the Sui in 618
Who were notable Tang rulers?Taizong, Xuanzong, and Empress Wu
Who was Empress Wu and what did she bring to China?She was the first female ruler and brought stability and prosperity to China
What happened after the Tang collapsed?It ell in a time of 53 years known as the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms
What dynasty reunified China after the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms?The Song Dynasty
What did people turn to during the Period of Disunion?They turned to Buddhism
Why did they turn to Buddhism?Buddhism taught the that they can escape suffering and reach a state of peace
What were some advancements in agriculture?They invented the dragon backbone pump and fast ripening rice
How did a surplus amount of food increase population?The amount of food was able to support and stabilize the growing population and people started to move to that area
What were cities like in Tang and Song dynastues?They were crowded, bustling trade centers.
What were valuable items traded by the Chinese?They traded porcelain and silk
What were some inventions by the Tang and Song?Compass, gunpowder, woodblock printing, movable type, and paper money
What is Confucianism?The ideas of a Chinese philosopher Confucius
What were his teachings about?They were focused on two principles. Ren is concern for others, and li is following appropriate customs and behavior
What was neo-Confucianism?It was a new version of Confucianism by the Song
What was the civil service examinations?It is an exam that a person had to pass to become a scholar-official. The test was 72 hours long and people studied for 20 years due to the difficulty level of the test
Who was Ghengis Khan?He was the Mongolian leader that led them to bloody battles across northern China.
Who was Kublai Khan?Ghengis' grandson and he conquered all of China
What was the dynasty later called?It was later called the Yuan dynasty.
Who was Chu Yaun-Chang?He took control of the dynasty and founded the Ming dynasty
What is isolationism?It is when the Chinese were forbidden to have contact with anybody outside of it
What happened because of isolationism?The westerns had major leaps in technology and they had more powerful weapons then the Chinese therefore China's glory faded