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Ancient China 1

A Study Stack based off of the first lesson for Ancient China (grade 6)

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What is loess? A fine, yellow soil that is easily carried by wind and rain, found in China
What is a levee? A wall built along a river bank to prevent flooding
What is a steppe? A dry, grassy, treeless plain found in Asia and eastern Europe
What is erosion? The gradual wearing away of soil and rock by wind, glaciers, or water
What is famine? A widespread lack of food resulting in hunger and starvation
What are four similarities between the Huang River and the Indus River? Both change color, have floods, have deltas, have soil needed for farming
Why is loess good? It provides rock-free soil needed for farming
What are two examples of why loess is bad? It's easily carried away and it clogs canals
What are four crops that the Huang River Valley farmers grew? Green onions, rice, millet, and ginger
Created by: 19peytona