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Why were spices highly valued and sought out so eagerly?
They had medicinal uses and preserved meat for winter.
What group of explorers first found the gateway to the Spice Islands?
The Vietnamese emperor ruled
according to the teachings of Confucius
The Islamic trade network developed in the Malay Peninsula and the Indonesian Archipelago because
Muslim merchants wanted to control the spice trade.
The Southeast Asian states evolved into three styles of monarchy
Vietnamese emperors, Islamic sultans, and Buddhists kings.
European name for the Spice Islands
nonelected government officials
fabled gateway to the Spice Islands
part of the continent
Heads of noble families
territories or domains
shogunates’ method of control
crops grown for sale
Japanese social outcasts
Much of the prose literature of the Tokugawa Era was
lighthearted and entertaining.
The order of the four main classes during the Tokugawa Ear was
warriors, peasants, artisans, and merchants
The Japanese warrior class consisted of all of the following
shogun, daimyo, and ronin
The first Jesuit missionary who came to Japan in 1549
was Saint Francis Xavier.
Which of the following is NOT true
Europeans wanted to buy Japanese weapons.
Private business based on profit
painful practice for Chinese women
walled compound inside Beijing
Most famous of Ming Ear arts
group of many related families
All of following changes took place in China between 1500-1800
an increase in population, improvements in the food supply, and a growth of manufacturing and trade.
Private business for profit did not increase in China for these reasons
Chinese attitudes toward trade and manufacturing, government control of manufacturing and trade, and heavy taxes on manufacturing.
The ideal family unit in the Qing dynasty was
the extended family.
Between 1500 and 1800, 85% of Chinese people were
the Forbidden City was
closed to commoners.
Manchu fighting units
leader of exploration and trading voyages
Active Christian missionaries in China
dynasty founded by Ming Hong Wu
ruling dynasty from 1644 until 1911
Reports from early Christian missionaries
made Europeans more curious about China.
Accomplishments of the Ming emperors included
renovating the Grand Canal
the first Europeans to make contact with the Ming dynasty were the
The emperor Kangxi was generally
tolerant of Christian missionaries.
All of the following contributed to the downfall of the Ming dynasty
weak rulers, peasant unrest, and poor crop yields.