Chapter 24 – China

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

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