Exam 2 - Flashcards - The Shang Dynasty Confucius Noble in...

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Unformatted text preview: The Shang Dynasty Confucius Noble in the small state of Lu, where he set up a kind of Academy for discovering and teaching wisdom an elaborate system of rules by which people might live in disciplines society. First historical dynasty; an organized state in the Hwang Ho valley with an advance level of culture covering a relatively small area in northern China; some basic element of later Chinese civilizations established. Yamato 17-point Constitutio n Created by Prince Shitoku; modeled Japan after China; greater centralization; divided into provinces. First state ruling a majority of the Japanese people; a national government ruling over smaller groups based on clans and territorial control, each headed by a hereditary chief; headed by emperors, all ancestors of the same imperial family that rules Japan today. Shinto Shotoku An ardent Buddhist who sponsored the building of temples, used Buddhism to unify the politically fragmented Japanese society, and also promoted Confucian values. (Way of the gods) The ancient animalistic Japanese cult that emphasized closeness to nature; enjoyed rich mythology that included many deities. Legalism Amaterasu Japanese Sun goddess;...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course WOH 2012H taught by Professor Ezekielwalker during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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