China ceased its 15th-century naval explorations for all of the following reasons except
a) it decided to use its resources to revamp the grand canal
b) it felt the outside world had little to offer
c) it wished to copy the isolationist policy if its friend, japan
d) it needed its navy to protect against foreign pirates
China's goal was not to copy Japan's isolationist policy by ceasing naval exploration
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