EAS103H1 Study Guide - Final Guide: Ihara Saikaku, Pome, List Of Islands By Population

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It#was#the#main#route#to#high#office#in#Joseon#Korea.#They#followed#Chinese#
model#to#select#officials#based#on#talent#rather#then#aristocratic#birth.#
Civil#service#examination
However,#the#yangban#aristocracy#kept#their#monopoly#on#access#to#high#official#
through#their#control.#As#the#competition#of#government#posts#increased,#
yangban#found#ways#to#give#advantage#to#themselves.
Yangban
She#was#the#first#female#Emperor#in#Chinese#history,#used#to#be#one#of#
concubine#of#Tang#Gaozong.#She#demoted#Gaozong's#empress#and#promoted#
herself#to#be#the#new#empress#by#killing#her#own#baby#girl.#Gaozong#later#had#
stroke,#Empress#Wu#became#to#make#decision#for#his#place.#After#Gaozong#die,#
she#took#control#over#the#court#by#ruling#behind#a#screen.#At#her#age#65,#she#
declared#herself#to#be#the#new#emperor#of#the#dynasty,#the#Zhou#Dynasty.#
Empress#Wu
Yang#Guifei#was#the#beloved#consort#of#Tang#Xuanzong,#was#one#of#the#Four#
Beauties#of#Ancient#China.#However,#because#of#her,#Xuanzong#stopped##
managing#the#affairs#of#the#court#which#made#the#officials#discontented,#and#
finally#brought#the#death#to#Yang#Guifei.
Yang#Guifei
Although#both#of#Empress#Wu#and#Yang#Guifei#made#tremendous#changes#to#the#Tang#
Dynasty,#Empress#Wu#had#great#ambition#to#take#control#the#court,#and#she#can#
protect#herself,#but#Yang#Guifei#never#intervened#the#affairs#of#the#courts.#She#just#a#
political#victim.
Kamakura#was#a#period#which#controlled#by#military#governors#called#shogun.#
Samurai#was#emerged#at#this#period.#The#Genpi#war#was#well#known#at#this#time#
Kamakura#Japan
EAS103'FINAL'REVIEW
Thursday,#June#23,#2016
12:58#AM
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