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
The largest and most seaworthy ship in the Indian Ocean trade before 1500 was the
The 14th century collapse of the Mongol empire
Stimulated expansion of trade in the Indian Ocean
As sultan, Raziya is remembered for
Being a female sultan
Which of the following describes how Mali became a Muslim kingdom?
Contact with merchants
While Mali depended on agriculture and caravan trade for its economic base, it also
Controlled the gold fields of the Niger headwaters
Like Other governments in the tropics, the Delhi Sultanate
Introduced new water control systems that were developed through public works projects
With the establishment of the Ming Empire in China, Japan
Reopened trade with China
During the Koryo period, Korean kings were
Mainly Mongol in descent and favored Mongol dress and customs
Hongwu, the founder of the Ming Empire
used Confucianism to help solidify his power and control in China
Vietnam, Korea, and Japan adopted forms of Confucian government; however, none of them adopted _____ from China
The practice of Foot binding
During the period of the Kamakura Shogunate, a new class appeared in Japan. This was the
Samurai, or warrior class
During the Heian period of Japan, the capital city was
Traditional, in Korea, Japan, and Vietnam
Government offices went to the noble families
Song and later versions of Confucianism thought are known as
The Song Empire was able to take control of China following the Tang empire but
It lost vast amounts of territory to the Liao and the Tanggut Empires
Serious challenge to Tang rule in the western portion of China came from the
During the Tang Empire
Countries in the East and Southeast Asia became tributary states in exchange for trading rights or strategic alliances
In the beginning as Buddhism began to spread in Tang Empire China
Mahayana Buddhism became the predominant for of Buddhism in China of its tolerance of local customs