The Founding of Confucianism: Overview & Influence


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Historians interpret Confucianism on the basis of a collection of Confucius' teachings called the _____

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1. Which political structure preceded Confucianism in China?

2. What is NOT true about Master Kung?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the founding and influence of Confucianism. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the life, teachings and legacy of Confucius.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on your understanding of these topics:

  • Rise of Confucianism in China
  • Compiled teachings of Confucius
  • Followers of Confucianism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world religions lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Jen
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the man whose teachings formed the principles of Confucianism

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson The Founding of Confucianism: Overview & Influence. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the beginnings of Confucianism
  • Learn the life and teachings of Confucius
  • Understand the principles of Confucianism
  • Recognize the historical impact of Confucianism