Chapter 24 – China

The Ming emperor Yongle moved the capital to
Which of the following is not true of the Manchus?
They rejected Confucian principles in favor of a Mongol-style tribal council.
Which of the following is true of the scholar-bureaucrats of China?
They were independent warlords, far from court and above the law.
Which of the following is true of China’s civil service system?
It guaranteed the central place of Confucianism in Chinese education.
Chinese farmers were able to increase the food supply in the seventeenth century by
planting new crops from the Americas.
Which of the following are indicative of the low status of Chinese women in the Ming and Qing dynasties
female infanticide.
Foreign traders sought all of the following Chinese products except
In the view of Emperor Qianlong, the trade between China and England was
unnecessary to China but a favor to England.
By far the biggest social class in early modern China consisted of
the peasants
According to traditional Confucian values, merchants were
considered social parasites
Popular novels in China were most frequently read by
literate urban residents
Which of the following statements is not true of the Jesuit mission in China?
Jesuits attracted many converts, and Christianity became a popular religion
Tokugawa Ieyasu ruled Japan as
a temporary military ruler in support of the emperor
In order to control the daimyo and maintain political stability, the Tokugawa bakufu
all of the above
The isolationism of the Tokugawa government included
forbidding Japanese from going abroad
Population growth in Japan slowed after 1700 because of the practice of
all of the above
In the floating worlds in the major Japanese cities, one could find
Kabuki theaters, brothels, public baths, and teahouses
What became of the Christian community in Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate?
Christians were brutally persecuted and driven into secrecy
“Dutch learning” in Tokugawa Japan referred to
the study of Dutch by a small number of Japanese scholars to gain knowledge of the outside world
The Tokugawa government suppressed Christianity in Japan because
shoguns feared that Christian daimyo would forge alliances with Europeans that could threaten the bakufu