EAST_ASIA_2007_Blanks - I. II. III. IV. EAST ASIA...

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I. Introduction 1. China's population represents over _____________ of the world's population. 2. China is one of the world's _____________ continuous civilizations. 3. China's population is concentrated in ______________ portion of the country. 4. The society remains a dominantly _____________ society with limited urbanization and industrialization. 5. China is considered to be _______________________ but is in the "takeoff" stage of growth. 6. Chinese people believe that China was and always will be the ____________ of the civilized world. II. Natural Environments 1. _________________ in the south west (Himalayas) and the west (Kunkun and _________ Shan) 2. Three principle rivers. ____________, _____________, _____________. Also important is the Liao River in northeast China. 3. ___________ Desert south of Mongolia. 4. ____________ Plateau and the ____________ Desert. The Ordos Desert is nearly encircled by the Huang He (Yellow River) 5. __________________ Basin on the Chaing Jiang (Yangzi River) 6. Northeast China Plain, formerly called ___________________ III. Historical Geography 1. Chinese culture starts around confluence of ____________ and Wei Rivers. Early rice production in the area suggest that contact with Tigris-Euphrates and Ganges occurred in early formulation of culture. First Dynasty was ____________ during Bronze age. 2. ___________ China i. Chinese sphere of influence expands into __________, Northeast, Mongolia ii. . Period of stability in the empire. iii. Feudal land control breaks down and private ownership occurs. iv. ________Dynasty from 202 BC to 220 AD. Period of disarray follows with consolidating dynasty of Sui (581-618) and _________ (618-907). 3. Later Dynasties i. Song Dynasty (960-1279) a) Use of _____________ money and printing (?) b) invasions from north, capital moved to south. ii. __________ Dynasty (invasion by _______-Kublai Khan) 1279-1368. a) lasted only 100 years, a short time by Chinese standards. iii. ___________dynasty - 1368-1644, Mongols driven out. a) Empire restored to previous size including now southeast Asia. iv. _____________ (Qing) Dynasty (1644-1911) a) Manchurians invade China and take over country b) Sphere of influence is expanded into ________, Burma, Tibet, c) During Manchu dynasty, China is affected by ________________and imperial powers. IV. Regions of the Realm 1. China Proper i. ______________ Location 1. China is about the same size in area as the U.S. and is located at about the same latitude. ii. Evolving China 1. Century of Convulsion a. Initial contact with colonial powers is ____________. Chinese do not need or want _______________ goods from west. b.
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