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1. Wendi founded the ___________ dynasty that
reunited China under one emperor.
2. Under the Tang dynasty, rulers carried out many
______________.
3. During the rule of the Song dynasty, China enjoyed a
period of cultural achievement and __________.
4. Many Chinese thought that Buddhist monks and
nuns weakened respect for family life because they
were not allowed to _______________.
5. The Tang dynasty returned to the ideas of _________
to reduce the popularity of Buddhism in China.
Chapter 12 Section 1
The Sui and Tang Dynasties
reunited and rebuilt China
after years of war.
Subtopics
Sui
Features
Tang Song
Features
Time Period
Important
Rulers
Reason for
Decline
So what? What is important to understand about this?
1.
2.
3.
• Han Empire ended in A.D. 220
• No Government for the next 300
years.
• Chinese warlords were military
leaders that ran the government.
• They fought with each other.
• Nomads conquered parts of China.
• A.D. 960 - 1279
• A. D. 960 – Military General declares
himself Emperor.
• Prosperity and Cultural
Achievement.
• Problem: not enough soldiers to
control the large Empire.
• Early Tang rulers were not Buddhists.
• They did allow the religion to be practiced.
• Over time they feared Buddhism ‘s growing
power.
• A.D. 845 destroyed monasteries & temples.
• Buddhism spread East into Korea.
• Later spread into Japan.
• The Tang & Song Rulers brought back
Confucianism.
• Neo-Confucianism – life in this world was
just as important as the afterlife.
• Became a religion with beliefs about the
spiritual world.
• Taught that followers would find a peace of
mind and live in harmony with nature.
• Civil Service Examinations
reintroduced.
• Used a merit system to base people.
• Only men could take the test.
• Only 1 in 5 passed the test.
• A new wealthy class was created.
The Sui and Tang Dynasties
reunited and rebuilt China
after years of war.
Subtopics
Sui
Features
Tang Song
Features
Time Period
Important
Rulers
Reason for
Decline
So what? What is important to understand about this?
1.
2.
3.