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system of beliefs and values philosophy
the second longest river in china Huang he river
was the first to unify the Chinese empire shi huangdi
a raised level with a vertical or sloping front or sides faced with masonry turf or like esp one of a seris of layers rising above each other terrace
hard pale green or white mineral valued as a gemstone or as a material from which to make boxes,carved tablets or other materials jade
a large plain in east china built up by soil deposits og huand he river north china plain
the winds that blow across east china at certain times of the year in summer they are very wet in winter they are generally dry unless they have crossed warm ocean currents monsoon
a household in ancient china may contain as many as five generations. this meant that small children lived their great great grandparents as well as their parents, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters. these closely related people are called extended fa extended family
a strong taste or flavor tang
Middle Kingdom Mandarin Zhongguo, Chinese name for China. It dates from c.1000 B.C., when it designated the Chou empire situated on the North China Plain. The Chou people, unaware of high civilizations middle kingdom
Chinese dynasty spanning the period 206 bc to ad 220 with an interregnum between ad 9 and ad 25 which separated the early (western) period from the later (eastern) period Han
Art of beautiful, stylized, or elegant handwriting or lettering with pen or brush and ink calligraphy
the imperial dynasty ruling china from about 18th to the 12th centuries BC Shang
a Chinese dynasty from 246 BC to 206 BC that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the great wall Qin
the imperial dynasty of china from 1368 to 1644 Ming
a part of the north pacific bounded by china, japan, Ryukyu and Taiwan 480000 square miles east china sea
an upland region of south central Asia mostly in Tibet and extending into xinjiang uygur, qinghai and Sicilian plateau of tidbit
a unit of an empire the provinces of an roman empire each had a governor supported by an army province
an Asian river flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the south china sea Mekong river
a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousands miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern china Altay mountains
Qin ling mountains are a major mountain range located in eastern province of shanghai in china Qin lin mts
protective walls that holds back the waters dike
a tropical arm of the pacific ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons south china sea
Mountain system, east-central Asia. It extends for 1,250 mi (2,000 km) through the western regions of China kulan mts
the longest river in china and Asia and the third longest river in china Yangtze river
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean between northeastern China and Korea yellow sea
[43n,103E]a desert in Mongolia and northern china Gobi desert
The Taklamakan Desert (also Taklimakan) is a desert of Central Asia, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region . It is known as one of the largest sandy deserts in the world. Taklamakan desert
[29N,85E]a mountain system of south central Asia extending along the border between India and Tibet and though Pakistan, Nepal and buhtan Himalaya mts
A mountain range of central Asia extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) east-northeast through Kyrgyzstan, southeast Kazakhstan, and northwest China. It rises to 7,443.8 m (24,406 ft) at Pobeda Peak. tian mts
a valuable cloth first made only in china silk
yellow brown soil loses
bacterial camel
circulatory system
religion based on the teaching of Buddha characterized by belief enlightenment comes from within rather than worshiping gods Buddhism
A line of fortifications extending about 2,414 km (1,500 mi) across northern China. Built in the third century B.C. by some 300,000 laborers (mainly criminals, conscript soldiers, and slaves), the wall proved ineffective against invaders great wall of china
In art history, ceramics and ceramic art mean art objects such as figures, tiles, and tableware made from clay and other raw materials by the process of pottery, so excluding glass and also mosaic, normally made from glass tesserae ceramics
The Terracotta Army is a form of funerary art buried with the Emperor of Qin (Shi Huang Di) which can help him rule another empire in the afterlife. Besides that, some people think that the army was also built for protection terracotta warriors
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty Kublai khan
In Chinese history, Legalism was one of the main philosophic currents during the Warring States Period, though it should be noted that the term itself was invented in the Han dynasty legalism
a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism dasaiom/Taoism
Zheng He was a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat Zheng he
Any of various explosive powders used to propel projectiles from guns, especially a black mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur gun powder
an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof pagoda
The Huns were a group of nomadic pastoral people who, appearing from beyond the Volga, migrated into Europe Huns
a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheel wheel barrow
type of money currency
leaders of armed local bands warlord
Chinese philosopher and teacher his beliefs known as confusion greatly influenced Chinese life Confucius
Emperor Wu of Han , (156 BC -29 March, 87 BC), personal name Liu Che was the seventh emperor of the Han Dynasty Wudi
An ancient medical practice originating in China that uses the insertion of needles into various parts of the body to restore the body's life energy and balance acupuncture
a yellowish brown alloy of copper tin and traces of materials used by during the bronze age to make weapons and tools bronze
a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated anesthetist
Sun Tzu or Sun Zi was a Chinese mathematician, flourishing sometime between the third to fifth century AD sun tzu
A dynasty is a succession of people belonging to the same family, who, through various means and forms maintain power, influence or authority dynasty
Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts herbal remides
civil service is the group of people who carry out the work of government civil service
A ruler of widespread lands. emperor
Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227) Genghis khan
an official of a bureaucracy bureaucrat
the two fundamental principles, one negative, dark, passive, cold, wet, and feminine (yin) and the other (yang) positive, bright, active, dry, hot and masculine. The interactions and balance of these forces in people and nature influence their behavior an ying yang
An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean Sea extending some 6,440 km (4,000 mi) and linking China with the Roman Empire. Marco Polo followed the route on his journey to Cathay. silk road
The name Mongol (Mongolian: Mong╬│ol; Cyrillic script: Mongol) specifies one or several ethnic groups, now mainly located in Mongolia, China, and Russia mongols
founder of the Han dynasty of china 202 BC born a peasant stabilized the government and promoted education lieu bang
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