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Asian notes from 12/6/11
What is Confucius's philosophy centered around?
What are the three main factors of Confucius's philosophy?
According to Confucius, who should you respect?
How did Confucius contribute to civil service?
he made the first civil service exam
What religion in China was a lot like socialists who wanted nothing more than universal love and smoking pot?
Who was the founder of Taoism?
What Chinese religion was mostly about communing with nature?
What are the main religions of China?
What dynasty was the shortest dynasty in Chinese history?
the Ch'in Dynasty
How long was teh Ch'in Dynasty?
Who was the first emporer of China?
How long is the great wall of China all together?
How long is the longest piece of the Great Wall of China?
1400 miles long
How many Chinese bodies are burried in the Great Wall of China?
one body per block
How did the Mongols get into China?
they went through the gates by bribing people
What were the components of the Great Canal?
What did Ch'in have made to protect him in his death?
What was the real name for China?
How long did the Han Dynasty last?
What was going on in the Western World during the Han Dynasty?
the Roman Empire
How many different routes were part of the Great Chinese Silk Route
What different things did the Chinese invent during the Han Dynasty?
fireworks then firearms
What Chinese Dynasty was known for inventions?
the Han Dynasty
If you are a pure blooded Chinese what Dynasty do you point back to?
the Han Dynasty
What dynasty was a great intellectual period for the Chinese?
What was the T'ang Dynasty also known as?
the Golden Age
What dynasty was known for being the most peaceful and safe times in its history?
The Mongol Dynasty
Who was the leader of the Mongol Dynasty?
Who was the explorer that came to China during the Mongol Dynasty?
Who stopped the interaction between the Eastern and Western world for a period of time? (Mongol Dynasty)
When did the Europeans come into China?
the Ming Dynasty
During what Chinese dynasty did teh Japanese close their doors?
the Ming Dynasty
Why couldn't China close their doors like Japan did during the Mongol Dynasty?
because they're too big
What did the New Englanders get from trade with China?
silk, mother of pearl, jade, blue/white pottery
Where were the Chinese getting the poppy seed for the opium from?
Where in China did they have the opium factories?
How would the westerners pay the Chinese for opium?
silver or gold
When was the first Opium War?
When was the second Opium War?
Where did the second Opium War take place?
What were the requirements of the treaty signed between the Westerners and and China?
they could trade in any port in China not just Canton
Western ships could go freely up Chinese waters
western missionaries could go anywhere they want
if a westerner commits a crime in China they will be taken back to have a trail in their home country
What is it called when someone commits a crime in a foreign country and is taken back to their country for the trail?
When did all the Opium Wars take place?
the Manchu Dynasty
What river did the British take to Hong Kong?
the Pearl River
Why did the British take Hong Kong?
they were getting tired of the Chinese invading Canton
What was one secret society the cropped up during the Opium Wars?
the righteous fist
Who were the people who were part of the righteous fist?
What happen to the western embassy in China on October 1900?
How many countries were represented at the embassy in China?
What was the episode called when the boxers invaded the Western Embassy and the empress added federal troops?
the boxer rebellion