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Unit 2: How Trade and Travel Changed the World

Lesson D: The Chinese Continent

Activity 3: Tests of Faith in Ming China

Belief systems played an influential role in Chinese society during the Ming Empire. The Confucian philosophy and religions such as Daosim influenced politics and society. The rule of the Ming government was often supported by Confucian thought, and local religions mixed with more widespread religions to create a distinct Chinese culture.

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Brief Constructed Response - Chinese Belief Systems

Analyze belief systems in China during the early Ming Empire.

  • Describe the various belief systems in Chinese society during the early Ming Empire.
  • Explain how Chinese society was affected by Confucian philosophy and various religions.
  • Include details and examples to support your answer.

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