Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

ancient china

vocabulary

Geographic Physical FeaturesThe study of physical features
Background Knowledge Information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
Non-Theism Not having or involving a belief in a god or gods.
Polytheism Believing in multiple gods
Monotheism Believing in multiple gods
Trade Route Any route usually taken by merchant ships, caravans, etc
Country A nation or state.
Continent One of the earth's seven major areas of land.
India A country in South Asia
China is a country in Asia
Asia World's largest continent
Subcontinent A large, distinguishable part of a continent
Effect A change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
Acquire Buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself
Skilled Tradesman Is a manual worker in a particular trade or craft requiring skill
Merchant A person who buys and sells commodities for profit
Han Fei Zi Chinese philosopher and legal theorist
Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
Laozi Chinese philosopher who is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism.
Dynasty A line of hereditary rulers of a country
Zhou A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc.
Mandate Of Heaven Is an ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea that granted emperors the right to rule based on their ability to govern well and fairly
Wu-ti One of the greatest Han dynasty emperors
Qin Shi Huangdi Qin Shi Huang, born Ying Zheng and also known as King Zheng of Qin, was the king of the state of Qin who conquered all other Warring States and eventually unified China in 221 BC
Civil Service System Those branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services.
Magnetic Compass An instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it.
Bronze Casting alloys of bronze – were gathered and heated. Once melted, the metal was poured into the cavity of the fire-hardened clay. The metal cooled and the sculptor knocked the clay from the metal. The first bronze was cast.
Post Classical China Post-classical history (also called the Postclassical Era) is the period of time that immediately followed ancient history. Depending on the continent, the era generally falls between the years AD 200-600 and AD 1200–1500.
Classical China Is the language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.
Great Wall The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires again
Created by: jayjay239
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards