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The Chinese Buddhist monk Xuanzang was famous for
 
travelling to India to collect Buddhist texts.
The Sui dynasty was founded in 589 by
 
Yang Jian.
The greatest contribution of Sui Yangdi, the second Sui emperor, was
 
the construction of the Grand Canal.
The Sui construction of the __________ would have important economic implications well into the 20th century
 
Grand Canal
The Grand Canal stretched from __________ in the south to __________ in the north
 
Hangzhou; Zhou
The Tang plan to avoid the concentration of land in the hands of the wealthy and the resulting social unrest was called the
 
equal-field system.
During the Tang and Song period the imperial civil service examinations
 
were expanded and filled posts with officials of genuine intellectual ability.
During the Tang dynasty
 
Chinese armies pushed into Korea, Manchuria, Tibet and northern Vietnam.
The kowtow
 
was a ritual prostration.
In 757 the Tang emperors were forced to invite in the Turkish Uighurs to suppress a rebellion b
 
An Lushan.
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