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Chapter 9: The East Asian World

Unit 2: The Early Modern World, 1400–1800

Chapter 9:  The East Asian World 1500-1800

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Academic Expectations: Historical Perspective (2.20)

Program of Studies:  SS-H-HP-S-1 (Part B)

Thoughtful Ed. Activity:  Vocabulary Notebook.


 Students will:


SS-H-HP-U-WC1: Students will understand that: world civilizations (e.g., African, Asian, European, Latin American, Middle Eastern) can be analyzed by examining significant eras (Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, Age of Revolution, Nationalism and Imperialism, Technological Age, 21st Century) to develop chronological understanding and recognize cause-effect relationships and multiple causation.


SS-H-HP-U-WC2: Students will understand that: world civilizations share common characteristics (e.g., government, belief system, economy) and have been impacted by significant individuals and groups.


Learning Targets (I Can’s)


  • Explain the rise and fall of the Ming Dynasty.
  • Describe the Imperial/Forbidden city.
  • Explain the rise and fall of the Qing Dynasty.
  • Define Queue and Banners.  ETCH A SKETCH


  • Define Commercial Capitalism
  • Describe family life in the Chinese society.
  • Describe the role of women in Chinese society.


  • Define Daimyo.
  • Describe the three Daimyo’s of Japan.
  • Define the Hostage System.
  • Describe the class system in Tokugawa Japan.  THINK PAIR SHARE
  • Explain why Korea was known as the “Hermit Kingdom.”