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Ch 27: FTCE Social Science: The History of Asia

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Clarify important material concerning the history of Asia in your review for the FTCE Social Science exam. By using the user-friendly video lessons and the interactive quizzes, you will be prepared for the exam.

FTCE Social Science: The History of Asia- Chapter Summary

Let us help you review the history of Asia in preparation for the FTCE Social Science exam by going through the lessons in this chapter. This chapter's video lessons address the following topics:

  • The founding, achievements, and leaders of the Gupta Dynasty in India
  • Chinese dynasties from 1000-1300 CE, including the T'ang, Song, and Ming
  • Japan from 600-1400 CE
  • Melanesian, Polynesian and Micronesian cultures
  • Vietnam and Korea from 1000-1300 CE
  • Significant dynasties in India from 1000-1300 CE
  • Development and decline of the Kush and Axum civilizations
  • The Silk Road, gold trade, and other trade networks in the Middle Ages

Each of our video lessons in this chapter is short and engaging. If you want to focus on certain areas of the lesson, you can use the timeline links below each lesson to skip around the lesson and study only what you are struggling with. When you finish a lesson, you can test yourself using the corresponding quiz.

8 Lessons in Chapter 27: FTCE Social Science: The History of Asia
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The Gupta Dynasty in India: Leaders & Arabic Numerals

1. The Gupta Dynasty in India: Leaders & Arabic Numerals

In this lesson, we will explore India's Gupta dynasty. We will learn about its founding and expansion, discover the achievements of its people, and examine its decline and disappearance.

Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

2. Chinese Dynasties (1000-1300 CE): T'ang, Song & Ming

In this lesson, we explore three important Chinese dynasties of the Middle Ages: the T'ang, the Song, and the Ming, which all ruled for a few hundred years each between the 7th and 17th centuries C.E.

Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

3. Japan (600-1400 CE): Beliefs, Reforms & Rulers

In this lesson, we explore the Middle Ages in Japan, from the classical era of imperial Japan to the feudal era of intermittent and regional warfare that followed it.

Expansion of Melanesian, Polynesian & Micronesian Cultures

4. Expansion of Melanesian, Polynesian & Micronesian Cultures

This lesson will explain the emergence and expansion of several of Oceania's earliest cultures. In doing so, it will highlight the Lapita people and their earliest dealings with Asia and Europe.

Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

5. Vietnam & Korea (1000-1300 CE): Overview & Influences

In this lesson, we explore the history of two smaller Asian countries during the Middle Ages: Vietnam and Korea. We'll learn more about the dynasties that ruled each and the effect China had on both.

India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

6. India (1000-1300 CE): Dynasties & Religions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and decline of two of the more powerful dynasties that were present in the Indian subcontinent during the Middle Ages.

The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

7. The Kush & Axum Civilizations on the Swahili Coast: Development & Interactions

In this lesson, we explore the rise and fall of two African kingdoms in East Africa, Kush and Axum, which were both established by utilizing their unique positions to exploit regional trade.

Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

8. Trade Networks in the Middle Ages: Empires & Routes

In this lesson, we explore several of the more important trade networks during the Middle Ages, from the Silk Road across Central Asia to the gold trade across the Sahara.

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