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Due March 3, 2015
|Who was Sima Qian?
|A historical scholar for china.
|What did he do for ancient china?
|Wrote historical records so china could know about their history.
|Why was it called the silk road?
|Because mostly silk was traded.
|What was traded along the silk road?
|gold, copper, silk, jade, dates, herbs.
|What else was traded?
|Ideas, religions, beliefs, and diseases
|What was the penalty for revealing the way to make silk?
|Name three technical advancements
|paper compass wheel barrow
|Name three medical advancements
|acupuncture herbal remedies circulatory system (how blood flows through your body)
|Name three advancements in art
|jade carving temples & palaces poetry & history