This table refers to the Sections of Medieval History: China.
|Section Title||Information of the Section|
|Systems of order, such as law and government, contribute to stable societies. During the Middle Ages, Chinese rulers who supported Confucian ideas brought peace, order, and growth to China.|
|The interaction of different societies brings about the development of new ideas, art, and technology. Farming and trade brought wealth to China. This allowed the Chinese to develop new technology and enjoy a golden age of art and writing.|
|All civilizations depend upon leadership for survival. Led by Genghis Khan, the Mongols build a vast empire. Under his son, Kublai Khan, they went on to conquer China as well.|
|Exploration and trade spread ideas and goods. China's Ming rulers strengthened the government and supported trading voyages that spread Chinese ideas and goods.|
- The Sui and Tang dynasties reunited and rebuild China after years of war.
- Buddhism became popular in China and spread to Korea and Japan.
- The Tang dynasty returned to the ideas of Confucius and created a new class of scholar officials.
- The Tang dynasty strengthened China's economy by supporting farming and trade.
- The Chinese developed new technologies, such as steelmaking and printing.
- During the Tand and the Song dynasties, China enjoyed a golden age of art and literature.
The Mongols in China
- Genghis Khan and his sons built the Mongol Empire, which stretched from the Pacific Ocean to Eastern Europe.
- The Mongols conquered China and created a new dynasty that tried to conquer Japan and began trading with the rest of Asia.
The Ming Dynasty
- Ming rulers strengthened China's government and brought back peace and prosperity.
- During the Ming dynasty, China sent a fleet to explore Asia and East Africa.