Chinese History

Can you name the Chinese vocab terms?

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The religion and philosophy that spread to China that was founded by the Indian teacher Gautama Buddha
a canal in China extending north from Hangzhou to Tianjin; it is the largest canal in China
an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the people's republic in China and the homeland of the Uighur p
an ancient capital of more than ten dynasties in Chinese history; its meaning translates to 'Perpetual Peace' in classical Chinese
Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia
a member of a people of Turkic speech and of the Mongolian race that live in the regions of central Siberia.
the imperial dynasty of china from 960 to 1279; this dynasty was noted for art, literature, and philosphy
founder of the Song dynasty and reigned from 960-976
invaders of China from the north who ruled the Yuan dynasty
a chinese ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of Confucius
an important policy-making body in the Qing Empire; it was established in 1733 by the Yongzgebg Emperor
the administrative system of the traditional Chinese government, the members of which were selected by a competitive examination
common chinese translation of xianzhang, or 'country leader'
scholar bureaucrats/officials that were civil sevants and were appointed by the emperor of China to perform day-to-day governance from the Sui Dynasty to the end of the Qing Dynast
The Equal-field system (Also, Land-equalization system) land system was a historical system of land ownership and distribution in China used from the Six Dynasties to Mid-Tang dyna
an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century
a class of high ranking that generally passed the civil service examinations
In Confucian ideals, _____ _____ is one of the virtues to be held above all else: a respect for the parents and ancestors. ...
the only woman to ever attain the title of emperor of China
Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227)
word used to describe a political entity ruled by a Khan
the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368
a city of eastern China on Hangzhou Bay; regarded by Marco Polo as the finest city in the world
famous explorer who first traveled to China in 1271
the imperial dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644
divides Buddhism into Theravada and Manayana
a religion that is a synthesis of Zoroastrian dualism, Babylonia folklore, Buddhist ethics, and elements fo Christianity; arrived in China in the 6th century
the synthesis of taoist and Buddhist concepts around the Confucian concern with society and government
East Asian _______ uses Chinese characters; it is is widely practiced and revered in the Sinosphere
state of undifferentiated absolute and infinite potentiality
a Song dynasty Confuciant scholar who became the leading figure of the School of Principle
a hollowed bamboo tube attached to a spear that fires sand particles or scraps of metal; one of the first gunpowder weapons in the world;seen in China around the 10th century
a large city in China, capital of Zhejiang province
one of the two central Confucian schools whose greatest thinker was Wang Yang-ming

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