Table of Contents
- 1 What group sent missionaries into China by the seventh century?
- 2 Why do you think the emperor was more concerned about attacks from this direction than any other?
- 3 Why did Matteo Ricci go to China?
- 4 What religion is banned in China?
- 5 Why were the Dutch so successful in establishing a trading?
- 6 What was Korea’s relationship under the Qing dynasty?
- 7 Did Christianity reach China by the end of the first century?
- 8 Will China become the largest Christian country in the world?
What group sent missionaries into China by the seventh century?
The Mongol court was open to Christian missionaries and even turned over the administration of parts of northern China to Christian tribesmen from Central Asia. From Rome, the pope also sent Franciscan missionaries in an effort to establish ties with Eastern Christians and to form an alliance with the Mongol empire.
Why do you think the emperor was more concerned about attacks from this direction than any other?
Why do you think the emperor was more concerned about attacks from this direction than any other? From the east they were protected by the ocean, from the west they were protected by the mountains, from the north they were partially protected by the desert, and from the south they were also protected by the ocean.
What evidence indicates that China lost interest in contacts abroad after 1433?
What evidence indicates that China lost interest in contacts abroad after 1433? The Chinese scholar-officials thought that Zheng He was wasting resources. What did Christian missionaries bring to China?
What factors both within China and outside its borders contributed to the downfall?
What factors, both within China and outside its borders, contributed to the downfall of the Ming dynasty? Ineffective rulers, corrupt officials, and a government that was out of money. Higher taxes and bad harvests pushed millions of peasants toward starvation.
Why did Matteo Ricci go to China?
Matteo Ricci was an Italian Jesuit who went to China as a missionary and introduced the Chinese to Western mathematics.
What religion is banned in China?
Religions that are not permitted to exist in China like the Falun Gong or Jehovah’s witnesses are not protected by the constitution. Religious groups that are not registered by the government, like Catholics who are part of an underground church or Protestant house churches, are not protected by the constitution.
Why was Great Wall built?
The Great Wall of China was built over centuries by China’s emperors to protect their territory. Today, it stretches for thousands of miles along China’s historic northern border.
Why is the Great Wall of China important to ancient China?
Historically, the Great Wall of China protected its people from invasion by northern nomadic tribes and promoted trade between the two sides. Nowadays, although its military function has ended, it is the top tourist attraction in China and a symbol of the Chinese nation.
Why were the Dutch so successful in establishing a trading?
Why were the Dutch so successful in establishing a trading empire in the Indian Ocean? The Dutch owned the largest fleet of ships in the world, and the Dutch East India Company was more powerful and better financed than other nations’ trading companies.
What was Korea’s relationship under the Qing dynasty?
Koreans organized their government according to Confucian principles. They also adopted China’s technology, its culture, and especially its policy of isolation. When the Manchus established the Qing dynasty, Korea’s political relationship with China did not change. But Korea’s attitude did.
What was the initial response by Japan to Europeans and why did it change over time in the early 17th century?
What was the initial response by Japan to Europeans- and “why” did it change over time in the early 17th century? At first, the Japanese were in favor of the Europeans because they provided them with several resources, however, after time relationships between the two became frayed.
How did the alternate attendance policy restrict the Daimyo?
How would the “alternate attendance policy” restrict the daimyo? The alternate attendance policy stated that daimyo had to spend every other year in the capital. Even when they returned to their lands, they had to leave their families behind as hostages in Edo.
Did Christianity reach China by the end of the first century?
T hat Christianity reached China by the end of the first century has long been dismissed as a myth. Now, says the Chinese People’s Daily, evidence suggests it really happened.
Will China become the largest Christian country in the world?
If this growth continues at the current rate, in less than two decades China will become the largest Christian country in the world. This would have vital consequences for China and the global community.
What happened to the Chinese Catholic Church after the Cultural Revolution?
China’s three hundred churches were destroyed or confiscated. With no place of worship, the number of Chinese converts, estimated at 300,000, gradually dwindled over the next decades, though some Catholic missionary priests continued preaching in China at the risk of death.
What is the earliest recorded record of Christianity?
The most widely accepted record of the earliest existence of Christianity in China is a stone stele dated 781 A.D. that detailed Christian missionaries’ activities and the propagation of the religion in China.