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Xuanzang

A Man who traveled to India to study Buddhist texts

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Yang Jin

A Sui emperor who founded the empire

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Sui dynasty

The Chinese dynasty that existed from 589-618 C E

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The grand canal

A canal that helped to facilitate trade between northern and southern China

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Tang Dynasty

The dynasty that came after the Sui dynasty

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Tang Taizong

An emperor of the Tang Dynasty

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Equal field system

Land given out to people based on their needs

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Kowtow

To kneel and touch ones head to the ground as a subjection of submission

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Uighurs

A member of northwestern China

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Song Taizu

The founder of the Song Dynasty

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Song Dynasty

A dynasty that rose in 960 C E

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Jin empire

The empire that existed after the Song Dynasty

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Li Bai

A Chinese poet

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Foot Binding

Tightly wrapping a young girls feet

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Wu Zhao

The first female Chinese empress

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Porcelain

Could be made into ultra thin pieces

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Metallurgy

Metals that were found to be more useful were made into weapons

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Gunpowder

Originally made by Alchemist trying to prolong life

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Printing

A reverse image was carved into a block inked it and then placed on paper

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Naval technologies

Ships were made water proof with oils and held together with iron nails

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Paper money

Used in place of copper money

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Chan/Zen Buddhism

Buddhism that held intuition and sudden flashes in high regard

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Pure land Buddhism

Buddhism that held out the prospect of salvation

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Neo-Confuscianism

Confucians who drew part of their teachings from Buddhism

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Zhu Xi

A philosopher who helped to represent neo-Confucianism

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Silla Dynasty

An Indian dynasty that had a political compromise with China

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Nam Viet

The part of Vietnam that was controlled by China

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Shinto

The popular Japanese religion

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Heian Japan

The last division of Japanese classical period

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The tale of Genji

A book written about an imperial prince and his hobbies

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Shogun

A military governor who ruled in place if the emporer

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Tokugawa dynasty

The dynasty that existed between 1600- 1900 C E

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Samurai

Mounted warriors