McGraw-Hill OnlineMcGraw-Hill Higher EducationLearning Center
Student Center | Instructor Center | Information Center | Home
Glossary
World History PowerWeb
Table of Contents
Overview
Interactive Maps
Multiple Choice Quiz
Study Questions
Essay Quiz
Matching Exercise
'Who Am I' Game
Internet Activities 1
Internet Activities 2
Internet Activities 3
Web Links
Feedback
Help Center


Traditions and Encounters Book Cover
Traditions and Encounters, 2/e
Jerry H. Bentley, University of Hawai'i
Herbert F. Ziegler, University of Hawai'i

THE UNIFICATION OF CHINA

Study Questions



1

What are the fundamental ideas and values of Confucianism? Make sure to include the concepts of ren, li, and xiao in your answer.
2

How does Daoism contrast with Confucianism?
3

What were the fundamental principles of Legalism, and how does it differ from Confucianism and Daoism?
4

Why does your book call Qin Shihuangdi "one of the most important figures in Chinese history"?
5

How did the early Han contribute to the unification of China?
6

Discuss the role of the Xiongnu in the history of China during the Han.
7

What were the most significant technological developments during this period of Chinese history?
8

How did the issue of uneven distribution of wealth contribute to the collapse of the Han?
9

How did the educational system develop in China during this period?
10

What was the role of the family in classical China?