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(1371-1433?) Chinese naval explorer who sailed along most of the coast of Asia, Japan, and half way down the east coast of Africa before his death.
(1368- 1644) Chinese Dynasty that followed the Mongols. The Ming moved China's capital to Beijing, and ruled for 300 years of peace and prosperity.
Became the capital of China during the Ming Dynasty because of its centralized location
A walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China.
Practice of government employment based on competitive examinations and merit
meaning "brilliant", Chinese dynasty that succeeded the Mongol Yuan dynasty in 1368 led by Hongwu and fell to the Manchu Qing dynasty in 1644
nomadic people from a grasslands north of Korea who established the Qing dynasty in China in 1644
meaning "pure", last of the Chinese dynasties, founded by the Manchu in 1644 that fell in 1911
1661-1722, Qing emperor who defeated the Mongols in 1696 and strengthened Chinese infrastructure
Who started the ming dynasty?
hongwu's improvement in agriculture increased _____ _____ & improved
hongwu's improvement in agriculture increased rice production & improved _____
hongwu decided to return to _____ _____ _____, like filial piety
hongwu decided to return to confucian moral standards, like ____ _____
High-sterned, with projecting bow, classic Chinese sailing vessel of ancient unknown origin, still in wide use.
One of the foundational virtue of Confucianism, it characterizes the bearing and behaviour that a paradigmatic human being exhibits in order to promote a flourishing human community.
Formal social roles and institutions that the ancients had abstracted from cosmic models to order communal life. Ritual

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