AP 1.docx - Shiv Patel Mr Osborn AP World History Homework(chapter 10 vocabulary Champa rice Quick-maturing rice that can allow two harvests in one

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Shiv PatelMr. OsbornAP World HistoryHomework (chapter 10 vocabulary)11/12/17Champa riceQuick-maturing rice that can allow two harvests in one growing season.Originally introduced from India, it was later sent to China as a tribute gift .FujiwaraAristocratic family that dominated the Japanese imperial court betweenthe ninth and twelfth centuries.Grand CanalThe 1,100-mile waterway linking the Yellow and the Yangzi Rivers. It was begun in the Han period and completed during the Sui Empire.gunpowderA mixture of saltpeter, sulfur, and charcoal, in various proportions. The formula, brought to China in the 400s or 500s, was first used to make fumigators to keep away insect pests and evil spirits. In later centuries it was used to make explosives and grenades and to propel cannonballs, shot, and bullets.junkA very large flat bottom sailing ship produced in the Tang, Ming, and Song Empires, specially designed for long-distance commercial travel.

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