Hst276 Week 4

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Week 4 Worksheet

As you read this week’s required materials, complete this worksheet. This is a multipage assignment; double-check that you completed each page before submitting.

Part I: Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the blanks to complete the following sentences.

Ming-Dynasty China

a. The population of China approximately doubled between the start of the Ming dynasty in 1368 and its collapse and replacement by the Manchus in 1644 . This population increase, along with a reduction in government regulation, led to China’s 3rd Commercial Revolution, which lasted from 1500 and 1800. Economic advances during this time, which extended into the Qing era,
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As a result, most of these regional lords were defeated in the coming years, and hundreds of small , each with a group of warriors to support it, took their place. b. As the widespread civil warfare continued, several regional powers emerged once again, with castles often located on plains and surrounded by new honshu that supplied their needs. Toyotomi Hideyoshi succeeded in reuniting all of toyotomi island, and his successor, hidetsugo , completed the reunification of Japan in 1600, ending the Warring States era.

Civilization of Tokugawa-Era Japan

a. Tokugawa Ieyasu took for himself the title in 1603 and established a new bakufu based in , present-day Tokyo. Ieyasu confiscated the territory of his enemies and transferred many to different domains to reward his , weaken his , and provide a system with his most loyal followers nearest his stronghold. b. Strict codes regulated the upper levels of Tokugawa-era society. A system also helped maintain control, requiring the family of daimyo to remain as courtiers in . The shōgun’s control of society was further strengthened in 1630 with an official policy of , prohibiting foreigners from entering Japan and Japanese from leaving the country. The only permitted foreigners were a few select traders