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1 Chapter 12 Section 1 China Reunites Page Question 1-6
2 1. What made Buddhism so popular in China? It allowed people to escape suffering and seek peace and comfort.
3 2. How was the neo-Confucianism a response to Buddhism’s popularity, and What did it teach? To offset Buddhism’s popularity; Life in this world and afterlife are equally important.
4 Expanded China’s Territory 3. Compare and Contrast; Create a diagram to show how the reigns of Wendi and Yangdi were similar and differentWENDIWon Many BattlesFounded the Sui DynastyBothExpanded China’s TerritoryYangdiInvasion of Korea failedSupported building projectsHigh Taxes Forced Laborer
5 4. Cause and Effect; What event led to the fall of the Tang Dynasty? A. Turks taking control of the silk roadB. The loss of TradeC. Revolts in Tibet and China
6 5. Sequencing Information Describe the history of Buddhism during the Tang Dynasty Early Tang rulers were not Buddhist and the allowed the practice of the religionSupported the building of Temples and MonasteriesLater they feared the growing popularity saw it as an enemy of Chinese Traditons845C.E. The Tang had many of the Buddhist Temple destroyedBuddhism in China never recovered
7 6. Analyze; Why had Confucianism fallen out of favor in China before the Tang and Song dynasties There was no national government to give civil service examinations; Buddhism won many followers.