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chapter 5

Yao One of the 3 rulers virtues that followed legendary culture heroes, married two of his daughters
Shun One of the 3 rulers virtues that followed legendary culture heroes, he was a virtuous and benevolent ruler
Yu One of the 3 rulers virtues that followed legendary culture heroes,he was a humane and wise ruler
Xia The first Chinese dynasty
Shang The second Chinese dynasty
Chu Hegemonic, Zhou dynasty era state
"Mandate of Heaven" A concept that helped support the rulers from the Zhou dynasty
Legitimacy A popular acceptance of an authority usually a governing law
Conspicuous The spending of money on and the buying goods and services to publicly display economic power
Mariners A sailor
Scribes People who write
Secular Activities that have no religious or spiritual basis.
Yangzi River The longest river in Asia
Yellow River The third-longest river in Asia that follows the Yangzi River
Zhou A period of change in Ancient China
What society was in 5000–3000 B.C.E. Yangshao society
When did the Xia dynasty occurred? 2200–1766 B.C.E
What society was in 1766–1122 B.C.E. Shang dynasty
What dynasty in 1122–256 B.C.E. Zhou dynasty
What period occurred in 403–221 B.C.E. Period of the Warring States
Emperor Yao, Emperor Shun, and Emperor Yu The 3 Great Kings that regined before the creation of the Xia Dynasty
Xia's Interactions with the Environment Emperor Yu had made an effective flood control project that let the social order begin
Xia's religion No evidence of their religion
Xia's economy No evidence but it can be assumed that they used trade
Xia's Arts and Architecture They had large, palace-type structures as well as modest houses, pottery workshops, and a bronze foundry.
Xia's technology They organization of effective flood projects
Xia's society They had one of the first efforts to organize public life in China
Shang's politics They were control over bronze production that made Shang forces stronger
Shang's geography Their area was in the middle course of the Yellow River
Shang's religion Polytheistic
Shang's arts They had bronze-smiths that would help them with their bronze metallurgy
Shang's technology Bronze metallurgy made together with horses, horse-drawn chariots, carts, wagons, and other wheeled vehicles
Shang's economics Shang ruling elites managed to monopolize the production of bronze they had
Shang's society Their society revolved around several large citiesand moved 6 times in their whole dynasty
Zhou's politics Zhou kin gs did not maintain all the power but the subordinates ruled their territories with limited supervision from the central government
Zhou's geography In the western area
Zhou's religion They belived in The Mandate of Heaven
Zhou's arts Produced books of poetry and history, manuals of divination and ritual, and essays dealing with moral, religious, philosophical, and political themes
Zhou's technology Zhou kings were not able to control the production of bronze as closely as their Shang predecessors had and had developed a stockpit of weapons
Zhou's economics They had regional bureaucracies, armies, and tax systems,
Zhou's society Used iron tools and weapons to establish thier kingdom
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