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Ancient China

Pre-AP Global

True or False: They were the oldest continuous civilization in the world. True.
Western China's geography was filled with ______________ and ______________, which isolated them. Mountains, deserts.
Chinese had a strong sense of ___________ ______________. National identity.
The feeling that your country is superior to others. Ethnocentrism.
What did the Chinese call China? The Middle Kingdom.
Where did most people in China live? Eastern China, where there are fertile river valleys.
River that flows through China. Yellow/Huang He River.
Fertile silt. Loess.
Nickname for the Yellow River because of the terrible floods. China's Sorrow.
China is about the same size as the __________ __________. United States.
True or False: China has the second largest population in the world, falling second to India. False, they have the largest population.
True or False: China is the 4th largest country in the world. True.
Line of rulers that belong to one family. Dynasty.
They were the first dynasty. Shang Dynasty.
Read off of oracle bones. Shamans.
Chinese writing had ___________ represent larger ideas. Characters.
Popular trading good in China. Silk.
Who conquered the Shang Dynasty and became the longest lasting dynasty? Zhou Dynasty.
The gods gave the emperor the right to rule as long as they were just. Mandate of Heaven.
Chinese philosopher, stressed the importance of order to achieve harmony. Confucius, ruled the Analects.
Respect for family and elders is necessary for order. Filial piety, had five important relationships.
Daioism. Philosophy that stressed the importance of nature, wrote The Tao.
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