Flashcards in Chapter 14 Deck (24):
Belief system based on the teachings of Confucius, a scholar who taught moral virtues and ethnics.
Belief system based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, who believed the people could escape suffering by reducing their attachment to material possessions.
Belief system that originated in China in the 500s B.C. and emphasizes harmony with nature and with inner feelings.
To bring together again.
Relating to an emperor or empire.
System of departments and agencies that carry out the work of a government.
Educated official with a government position.
Printing system developed by the ancient Chinese, in which wood blocks were carved with enough characters to print entire pages.
Small block of metal or wood with a single raised character, used for printing texts.
Hard white ceramic material, often called china.
Raised banks of earth having vertical or sloping sides and a flat top.
Fierce nomadic warriors who lived in the plains northwest of China.
Mongol leader who united the Mongol tribes and began a campain of conquest.
One of the parts of the Mongol Empire.
Grandson of Genghis Khan who took power and gained control over all China.
Italian traveler in China.
Group of walled palaces built for the Chinese emperor in the capital city of Bejing.
Relating to the sea.
Payment made in return for protection.
Chinese admiral whose voyages greatly expanded China's foreign trade and reputation
People from northeast of China who conquered the Ming and began the last dynasty (the Qing) in Chinese history.
Helping an enemy of one's own country.
Device used to determine geographic direction.