CHAPTER SIXTEEN


IDENTIFICATIONS
Explain the significance of the following:
1. Delhi Sultanate
2. Shogun
3. "Tent Government"
4. purdah
5. Fujiwara family
6. Ruzhen (Jurchen)
7. daimyo
8. Mongols
9. Qidan (Khitan)
10. Grand Canal
11. Rajputs
12. Ala-ud-din
13. samurai
14. Minamoto family
15. Kublai Khan
16. Forbidden City
17. Wang Yangming
18. Zheng Ho (Cheng Ho)


CHRONOLOGY
For each of the following events in Column I, give the approximate century and order the entries. Check your answer with the KEY. (Column II answers can be used more than once or not at all.)
INDIA
I
KEY
II
1. Timur the Lame (Tamerlane) raids Northern India.
A. 11th Century
2. "Slave Dynasty" of Delhi
B. 16th Century
3. Beginning of Muslim invasions of India
C. 13th Century
4. City of Vijayanager destroyed
D. 14th Century
CHRONOLOGY
For each of the following events in Column I, give the approximate century and order the entries. Check your answer with the KEY. (Column II answers can be used more than once or not at all.)
JAPAN
1. Introduction of Zen Buddhism
A. 9th Century
2. No drama flourishes
B. 12th Century
3. Ascendency of Fujiwara family and rise of feudalism
C. 16th Century
4. Founding of the Shogunate by Minamoto family
D. 17th Century
CHRONOLOGY
For each of the following Dynasties in Column I, give the approximate century it began and order the entries. Check your answer with the KEY. (Column II answers can be used more than once or not at all.)
CHINA
1. Yuan Dynasty
A. 14th Century
2. Southern Song
B. 12th Century
3. Ming Dynasty
C. 10th Century
4. Northern Song
D. 13th Century
Who Was I?
1. Invoking the authority of Confucian principles, this Chinese scholar-official of the 11th century proposed agrarian reforms which shocked the conservative landowning class and resulted in a backlash against him.
2. Poet, painter, calligrapher, and philosopher, this government official demonstrated the multi-faceted intellectual and artistic accomplishments of the Song period.
3. A great synthesizer of a variety of philosophical and religious ideas, he was responsible for a new interpretation of Confucianism that became standard for centuries in China and beyond.
4. His late-fourteenth-century invasion of India severely weakened the Delhi Sultanate and added to his reputation as an unstoppable marauder.
5. This woman ruled the Delhi Sultanate capably and vigorously until her death by assassination, after which the throne fell into more ruthless hands.
6. This scholarly, pious, and intolerant ruler forced the inhabitants of Delhi to migrate to a new capital.
7. Once a Buddhist monk, later a bandit leader, this man of low birth became the founding emperor of the Ming dynasty.
8. This Emperor fought historical precedent and attempted to assert his authority over the military leader of Japan.


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