Week 4 Hist 276
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.
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 1415 in North China . This population increase, along with a reduction in government regulation, led to China’s Commercial Revolution, which lasted from 1500 and 1800. Economic advances during this …show more content…
Civilization of Tokugawa-Era Japan
a. Tokugawa Ieyasu took for himself the title of shōgun in 1603 and established a new bakufu based in Edo , present-day Tokyo. Ieyasu confiscated the territory of his enemies and transferred many daimyo to different domains to reward his samurai retainers , weaken his enemies , and provide a bakufu-domain system with his most loyal followers nearest his stronghold. b. Strict legal codes regulated the upper levels of Tokugawa-era society. A system also helped maintain