Flashcards in Majic Testttt Deck (48)
The Tang elite blamed Buddhism for the social upheaval occurring at the end of their empire because
Buddhism came from to China from India and therefore was a foreign influence that went against traditional Confucianist ideals
The song empire contributed to science and technology by
Improving maritime expertise by improving the compass and the junk
The innovation of metal moveable type began in
The Indian Ocean trade network
Brought wealth to the Dehli Sultanate and furthered its interest in economic growth
Which tow of the following vied (struggled) for influence in China during the Tang Dynasty?
Buddhism and Confucianism
All of the following characteristics are true of the Tang and Song dynasties EXCEPT
Buddhism appeared in China for the first time
During the Song Dynasty (960-1279 CE) Chinese bureaucrats were chosen on the basis of
Which of the following statements about Mongol rule on China in most accurate?
The Mongols did not use the Chinese administration, preferring imported administrations
The compass was a technology derived from which region?
What did the first Ming emperor do to reestablish Chinese rule?
He reinstituted Confucian systems of governance
Which of the following characteristics is NOT shared by the Aztecs and Inca?
A reliance on pastoralism to support an ever growing population
In a roads proved a powerful empire-building tool because
They allowed the Inca government to communicate easily with all parts of the empire and to send troops rapidly to problem spots in the empire
The Aztecs civilization's militaristic tone and use of human sacrifice was based on the earlier culture of the
Why were the llamas and alpacas so important to the Inca?
All of the above (useful pack animals in the high Andes, leather products, fuel)
How did knowledge of the monsoons facilitate trade?
Mariners could use this knowledge to establish trade links and sail safely throughout the Indian Ocean trade
Characteristics of Mesopotamia societies included
Shared cultural and social characteristics as well as religious rituals
The geography and environment of the Andean region
Required societies to use a variety of innovative methods including terraced farming, animal domestication, and long-distance trade to meet all
Which of the following best describes the spread of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa?
Gradual conversion in various parts of Africa
From 600-1450, Muslims exerted influence in all of the following places EXCEPT
Why did West African kings convert to Islam
Converting to Islam improving relations with Muslim merchants from North Africa and brought the West African kings recognition and support from Muslim states in the North
What is the tributary system?
Gifts given by independent states in the East and Southeast Asia to acknowledge the supremacy of China
Northern India was dominated from the 12th through the early 16th century by
The Delhi Sultanate
The conversion to Islam of the rulers of the Mali Empire
Stimulated commercial relations with Muslim merchants
In theory the _____ controlled Japan during the 12th century through the 15th century, but in reality it was the ____.
During the Ming dynasty, foot binding as most commonly practiced among
The upper class as it demonstrated they could support women who could not accomplish physical labor
The Aztecs placed so much emphasis on human sacrifice because
Their military successes convinced them of the power of the gods favor
The major impact of the Delhi Sultanate on India was
Introduction of a new religion into Indian culture
In China, Confucianism emphasized the idea that
Harmony could be achieved by the proper behavior of each member of the family or society
In the 14th century India, the status of a women was
Largely determined by the status of her male master