World History Ch 13 - 24

  1. Constructed the Grand Canal, reunited China and allowed for the splendor of the Tang Dynasty that followed
    Sui Dynasty
  2. Most elaborate project in the Sui Dynasty and one of the world's largest water work projects before modern times.
    Grand Canal
  3. Chinese dynasty that was marked by an increasingly urbanized and cosmopolitan society.
    Song Dynsaty
  4. Chinese dynasty founded by Tang Tai Zong and following the Sui Dynasty
    Tang Dynasty
  5. Chinese system during the Tang dynasty in which the goal was to ensure an equitable distribution of land
    Equal Field System
  6. Tight wrapping of your girls' feet with strips of cloth that prevented natural growth of bones.
    Foot Binding
  7. Philosophy that attempted to merge certain basic elements of Confucianism and Buddhist beliefs.
  8. Japanese indigenous religion, revolved around veneration of ancestors and host of nature spirits.
  9. Japanese literary work written during the Heian Period by the aristocratic women Murasaki Shikibu
    Tale of Genju
  10. A Japanese period, a brilliant cultural era notable for the world's first novel, "Tale of Genji"
    Heian Period
  11. Quick-maturing, drought resistant rice that can allow 2 harvests, of 60 days each, in 1 growing season
    Champa Rice
  12. Japanese military leader who rules in place of an emperor
  13. Japanese warrior
  14. Nomadic people that kept herds of sheep, goats and camels migrating through the deserts to find grass and water
  15. Monotheistic religion announced by the prophet Muhammad, Quran is the holy book.
  16. Reigned Egyptian general who built a powerful army on the European model and became the effective ruler of Egypt in spite of its official status
  17. Islamic holy book that is said to contain the divine revelations of Allah as presented by Muhammad
  18. Include sayings attributed to Muhammad and accounts of prophets deeds.
  19. Main shrine in Mecca, goal of muslims embarking on the haij.
  20. Islamic term for the "Community of the Faithful"
  21. The "house of Islam"; a term for the Islamic world.
    dar al-Islam
  22. Means struggle, it imposes spiritual and moral obligations on Muslims by requiring them to combat good and evil.
  23. Large, single building structures with many places to house and feed merchants and their animals
  24. A collection of stories that present popular tales of adventure and romance.
    Thousand and One Nights
  25. "Deputy" Islamic leader after the death of Muhammad
  26. Islamic minority in opposition to the Sunni majority; belief is that leadership should reside in the line descended from Alli
  27. The practice of draft labor, recruiting workers for dangerous jobs.
    mit'a system
  28. Arabic dynasty, with it capital at Damascus, that was marked by a tremendous period of expansion to Spain in the west and India to the east.
    Umayyad Dynasty
  29. Cosmopolitan Arabic dynasty that replaced the Ummayyads
    Abbasid Dynasty
  30. The most popular branch of Islam; They believe the legitimacy of early caliphs
  31. Northern India controlled by the turkish sultan
    Delhi Sultanate
  32. Indian, Persian and Arab ships, 100-400 tons, that sailed and traded throughout the Indian Ocean basin
    dhow ships
  33. Large ships designed to carry 1,000 tons of cargo
    junk ships
  34. African kingdom centered in Ethiopia and became an early and lasting center of Coptic Christianity.
  35. Islamic mystics who placed more emphasis on emotion and adherence to rules
  36. New imperial capital in the Byzantine empire means "City of Constantine"
  37. The emperor not only rules as secular lord but played an active and prominent role in ecclesiasticall affairs
  38. Clarification and codification of Roman Law by Justinian
    Code of Justinian
  39. Massive Christian church constructed by the Byzantine emperor Justinian and later converted into a mosque
    Hagia Sophia
  40. Charles Martel's grandson; he also took the Frankish realm to its highest point
  41. A group that raided the British Isles from this home at Vik in southern Norway
  42. Destroying religious images and prohibiting their use in churches
  43. Leader of the Greek Orthodox church
  44. The separation of the Eastern Orthodox church and Roman Catholic church
    Great Schism
  45. Greek speaking church of Byzantine Empire, not accepting  the authority of the pope of Rome.
    Orthodox Christianity
  46. Hierarchy of lords and vassals who took charge of political and military affairs on a basis of personal relationships.
  47. Religious specialists who possessed supernatural powers, communicated with gods and natural spirits.
  48. Rulers of the 4 Mongol regions, formed after the death of Genghis CKhan.
    Mongol khanates
  49. Forged the various Mongol tribes into a powerful alliance that build the largest empire ever seen.
    Chinggis Khan aka Genghis Khan
  50. Chinese dynasty that was founded by the Mongol ruler Khabilais Khan
    Yuan Dynasty
  51. Settlement in the middle Niger River region in Africa that flourished from the 4th - 8th centuries, known for iron production.
  52. The trade routes that were developed in northern Africa
    trans-Saharan trade
  53. West African kingdom founded in the 13th century by Sundiata; reached its peak during the reign of Mansa Musa.
    Mali Empire
  54. Rules Mali from 1312-1337 during the high point of the empire.
    Mansa Musa
  55. The capturing and trading of African slaves in Muslim society
    Islamic Slave Trade
  56. African kingdom centered in Ethiopia and became an early and lasting center of Coptic Christianity.
  57. East African city-state society that dominated the coast of Africa and was active in trade.
  58. Military campaigns intended to recapture from Muslim rule Jerusalem and other sites holy to Christians
  59. Trade route that included the Baltic Sea and North Sea.  Also an association of trading cities stretching from Novgorod to London and embracing all of the significant and commercial centers.
    Hanseatic league
  60. Agricultural gardens used by the Aztecs in which fertile muck from lake bottoms was dredged and built up into small plots
    chinampa system
  61. Devastating epidemic disease  (whenjQuery110106329501322696185_1507772500578?)
    Bubonic Plague
  62. Italian merchant whose account of his travels to China and other land became legendary.
    Marco Polo
  63. A world traveler whose account of his adventures stands with Marco Polo's book among the classic works of travel literature.
    Ibn Battuta
  64. Inca practice of requisitioning draft labor
    Mit'a system
  65. The lesser lords that nobles put in control fo smaller land sections
  66. The eldest son inherits his father's land and title
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World History Ch 13 - 24
World History Ch 13 - 24