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World History Volume 1, to 1500

Check Your Understanding Questions

World History Volume 1, to 1500Check Your Understanding Questions

Check Your Understanding Questions

1 .
What were some of the legacies or characteristics of each of the three dynasties of ancient China?
2 .
What effect did the Warring States period have on the development of Confucianism and Legalism?
3 .
How did Daoist concepts help the Chinese people deal with the chaos of the Warring States period?
4 .
Describe a few of the ways in which nomadic cultures and societies differed from their agrarian neighbors.
5 .
How would you describe the relationship between the Xiongnu and the Han dynasty of China?
6 .
What role did changing climatic conditions play in the lifestyle of the people of the Inner Asian Steppe?
7 .
Compare and contrast the roles of women in politics in ancient Korea and Japan, including Queen Himiko (Japan) and Queen Seondeok (Korea).
8 .
How might climate change have affected the development of early Japanese culture?
9 .
How did Chinese and Korean culture influence the development of Japanese culture during the Yayoi and Yamato periods?
10 .
To what extent was Buddhism liberating for women in India?
11 .
Following the development of Buddhism, how did changes in Brahmanism reduce the influence and prestige of the Brahman class as it evolved into Hinduism?
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