This PowerPoint presentation has definitions, pictures, animations and multimedia aspects on the Golden Age of China & Japan. It features activities for students to exercise their critical thinking skills and recall the information. Material covered: Chinese geography, tributary states, the Tang and Song dynasties, social and cultural points on China, Korea and it's unification, Japanese geography, the Shogun and Daimyo, Shintoism, Buddhism and Confucianism as well as social and cultural points like the Samurai and martial arts doctrines. Finally, it is common core compatible with built in questioning and reasoning, and it even includes an art history dimension. This is a must have for a serious educator.