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Chapter 5 Study Guide
|To control according to a set of rules.
|related to a trade center
|also known as craftworkers, produced many useful and decorative objects. Used bone, shell and ivory to create jewelry, game pieces and trimmings for furniture.
|engraved written messages on stone seals.
|a plan or thought for a design of a city.
|where government and religious activities took place.
|The process in which the cultural traits of newcomers to a country become similar to those of the people already in the new country.
|Seasonal wind shift that bring heavy rains.
|Sandy, yellow, fertile soil
|is a story handed down
|deceased relative that lived longer than a grandparent.
|A bone or shell that contains ancient Chinese writing.
|a symbol used in writing.
|To make all things of a certain kind alike.
|A cruel ruler.
|A right action; a good quality
|An order for or a right to something
|When did the Shang Dynasty rule?
|1766 B.C. and ruled for 600 years
|Where was the location of the Shang Dynasty?
|Huang He Valley, China
|Why did the Shang Dynasty end?
|A tribe called the Zhou attacked and overthrew the Shang Dynasty.
|Yu the Great and the Great Flood
|A legend; tells a time when a flood covered most of the Huang He Valley so people could find no food.
|ruled by force, equipped with bronze weapons.
|Bronze containers, carved marble, jade, silk fabric
|Believed in gods
|Writings carved on animal bones & turtle shells; answer questions about the future and provide info about important topics. Refers to hunting wars, weather and the selection of days for religious ceremonies.
|Early Chinese Writing
|Started as pictographs or drawings; developed in time to today's writing
|Fall of Shang Dynasty
|King Xhouxin favored friendly nobles and made others angry & caused disagreements. The Zhou tribe attacked and overthrew
|600+ years with 31 kings over 17 generations.
|first farming village, built on large mounds, made of mud and stone. kept villages above flood level.
|Indus Economy traded:
|cotton, lumber, grain, livestock.
|Indus Economy traded with:
|central Asia, Mesopotamia, persian gulf region
|Indus Economy produced:
|useful and decorative objects, bone, shell, ivory, jewelry, game pieces, trimmings for furniture, copper and bronze or combination of both for pots, pans & tools, clay figures of people & animals. The possibly used in religious ceremonies.