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China 1 and China 2

_____ is a land of contrast in landforms, climate, and the ways of life of the people who lived there. China
______ is a yellowish brown soil that blows in from the dessert what is it called? Loess
The Huang He or the _______ cuts through the north china plains what is the other name for the river? The Huang River
Historians trace human settlement and culture in china to the ________ _____ _______. Into the North China Plains.
Dikes, or _____, wall it in within its riverbank. Levees
______, the country's capital, is located on the northern tip of the plain whats its called? Beijing
U are now traveling to the region called what? Guangxi Zhungzu
Farmers in the region use a cultivation system called _______? Double Cropping
U have reached the __________ what? Tibetan Plateau
The Chinese language is written in a _________ or picture that represents words. Pictographs
However the first dynasty was the what? The Shag Dynasty
The ________ was the period during which tools and weapons were made of bronze what was its name? The Bronze Age
Zhou leader's army conquered the armies of the last Shang ruler, and the _______ ____ began what was it called? The Zhou Dynasty
_______ is made from the cocoons of silkworms, a kind of caterpillar what its name? Silk
China had only one way to connect with the restof the world on land the _______ what? The Silk Road
The King of the strongest state Qin became Shi Huangdi or " first emperor"under the what other Dynasty? The Qin Dynasty
The ______ began in 206 b.c. and lasted until a.d. 220. The Han Dynasty
More improvements came under emperor who? Emperor Wu Di
Another contribution to China under Wu Di was ______ the practice of using Skills and talents to work on goverment what was that service? It was called the Civil Service
It turned out that the shells and bones were ancient what? Oracle Bones
The king of the strongest state Qin became what? The Shi Huangdi
beginning under his rule, hundreds of thousands of laborers workers for hundreds of years to build the _____ ___ of China. Great Wall
For example, they used ______ or people who go between buyers and sellers what were they called? They were called Middleman
In China, _______ is known as Kung Fuzi, or master Kung whats name? Confucius
He interpreted and revived older Zhou texts as well, such as the what? Book of Documents
The ________ is a collection of saying by Confucius that were written down by his students what was it called? Analects
These virtues a sense of humanity, respect for the family, and humility, or modesty are the core of what? Confucianism
_____ is the belief in finding the way or the Dao, of the Universe what was it called? It was called Daoism
_____ was the first great teacher of Daoism and taught before Confucius what was its name? Laozi
Before the ___ ____ China suffered through nearly four centuries of unrest what was that dynasty called? The Sui Dynasty
The ____ ______ is considered one of China's greatest dynasties what was it called? The Tang dynasty
Empress ___ ___ came to power in the early years of the Tang dynasty who was he? Wu Hou
In 960 the _______ united warring groups and established a strong central rule what dynasty was it? Song dynasty
These groups named Temujin _______ or universal rule. Genghis Khan
His grandson, _____ conquered both Southern China and Burma by 1280 what was its name? It was Kublai Khan
This conquest marked the beginning of the what? The Mongol or the Yuan dynasty
The Mongols were overthrown and the what dynasty came in power in 1368? The Ming dynasty
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