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1 Look at the above picture. How are these customs similar?

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3  Grand Canal  World’s oldest & longest 1,114 mi.

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6  Golden Age  Zen Buddhism – meditation  Confucianism  Rice & tea

7  Wealthy class  Foot binding – women of the house didn’t have to work – sign of wealth

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14  Mounted warriors – cavalry  Genghis Khan “Universal Ruler”  Conquered Beijing  Grandson Kublai Khan  Conquered the rest of China  Grandson Batu  Invaded Russia & Europe  Golden Horde

15  Merchant & explorer 17 left Venice for China  Traveled around China for 17 yrs.

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17  Archipelago – island chain  Kamikaze “Divine Wind” – typhoon that stopped Mongol invasion apanesePoliticalSystem.htm

18  Only found in Japan  “Way of the kami” – nature spirits  No scripture or doctrine  Prayers & rituals to please “kami”  Existed alongside Zen Buddhism

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20  Emperor  Shogun – general controlled military, $, & laws  Daimyo – local lords  Samurai – warriors hired by lords for protection  Peasants

21  Code of the samurai “way of the warrior”  Bravery, loyalty, honor  Seppuku or “hara-kiri”– ceremonial suicide to avoid dishonor

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