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Ancient China-Mr.B

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the second-longest river in China Huang He River
the longest river in China and Asia and the third longest river in the world Yangtze River
a large plain in East Asia built up by soil deposits of the Huang He North China Plain
a desert in Mongolia and northern China Gobi Desert
Desert, forming the greater part of the Tarim Basin, west-central China. One of the world's largest sandy wastes, it is about 600 mi (965 km) across, with an area of 105,000 sq mi (272,000 sq km).it is flanked by mountains like the kunlun mts Takla Makan Desert
mountain system of central Asia, extending c.1,500 mi Tian Shan Mts.
a mountain range in western China;borders takla makan desert Kunlun Mts.
a mountain system of south central asia,extending along the border between india and tibet, and throug pakistan,nepal,and bhutan Himalaya Mts.
An inlet of the Pacific Ocean between northeastern China and Korea.The Huang He, Huai, Liao, and Yalu rivers empty into it Yellow Sea
a tropical arm of the pacific ocean near southeastern Asia subject to frequent typhoons South China Sea
a part of the north pacific bounded by china, japan, Ryukyu and Taiwan 480000 square miles East China Sea
an Asian river flows through a large delta in southern Vietnam into the south china sea Mekong River
a unit of an empire Province
a mountain range in central Asia that extends a thousands miles from Kazakhstan eastward into western Mongolia and northern china Altay Mts.
Qin ling mountains are a major mountain range located in eastern province of shanghai in china Qin Lin Mts.
an upland region of south central Asia mostly in Tibet and extending into xinjiang uygur, qinghai and Sicili Plateau of Tibet
Qin ling mountains are a major mountain range located in eastern province of shanghai in china "Middle Kingdom"
closley related people of several generations,such as brothers and sisters,parents,uncles and aunts,grandparent and great-grandparents Extended Family
a valuable cloth originally made only in china from threads spun by caterpillars called silkworms Silk
a protective wall that controls or holds back water Dike
the imperial dynasty ruling china from about 18th to the 12th centuries BC Shang
Chinese dynasty spanning the period 206 bc to ad 220 Han
the imperial dynasty of china from 1368 to 1644 Ming
a Chinese dynasty from 246 BC to 206 BC that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the great wall Qin
an imperial dynasty of China precede by the Sui Dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms Period.the dynasty was interrupted briefly by the Second Zhou Dynasty,when Empress Wu Zetian seized the throne,becoming the first emperess Tang
Art of beautiful, stylized, or elegant handwriting or lettering with pen or brush and ink Calligraphy
chinese philosopher and teacher;his beliefs,known as confucianism,greatly influenced chinese life Confucius
a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism Daoism/Taoism
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 Ying Yang
system of beliefs and values Philosophy
the group of people whose job is to carry out the work of the government Civil Service
an official who adheres to bureaucracy Bureaucrat
a ruler of widespread lands Emperor
a series of rulers from the same family Dynasty
Sun Tzu or Sun Zi was a Chinese mathematician, flourishing sometime between the third to fifth century AD Sun Tzu
the kind of money used by a group or a nation Currency
a leader of an armed group Warlord
emperor of the first qin dynasty;was the first to unify the chinese empire Shi Huangdi
founder of the han dynasty of china in 202b.c. born a peasent; stabalized the government and promoted education Liu Bang
chinese emperor from 140 to 86b.c.: brought the han dynasty to its peak;expanded the chinese empire:made confucianismthe state religion Wudi
statues made of a hard ceramic-like clay usedin potery and building construction;buried with shi huang to protect him Terracotta Warriors
a wall that extends about 1400 miles across northen china;builtin the third century b.c. Great Wall of China
The Huns were a group of nomadic pastoral people who, appearing from beyond the Volga, migrated into Europe Huns
anancient trade rout between china and europe Silk Roads
two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia Bactrian Camel
Any of various explosive powders used to propel projectiles from guns, especially a black mixture of potassium nitrate, charcoal, and sulfur Gunpowder
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
a cart for carrying small loads; has handles and one or more wheel Wheelbarrow
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 Acpuncture
A substance that causes lack of feeling or awareness. A local anesthetic causes loss of feeling in a part of the body. A general anesthetic puts the person to sleep. Ansthetics
a medicine made from plants and used to prevent or treat disease or promote health Herbal Remedies
The bodily system consisting of the heart, blood vessels, and blood that circulates blood throughout the body, delivers nutrients and other essential materials to cells, and removes waste products Circulatory System
hard,pale-green or white mineral;valued as a gemstone or as a material from which to make boxes,carved tables,or other ornaments Jade
a mix ture of the metals bronze and tin Bronze
the winds that blow across east asia 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
Any of various nocturnal songbirds Nightingale
an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof Pagoda
religion based on the teachings of buddha;characterized by the belief that enlightenment comes from within rather than from worshipping gods Buddhism
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
The name Mongol (Mongolian: Mong╬│ol; Cyrillic script: Mongol) specifies one or several ethnic groups, now mainly located in Mongolia, China, and Russia Mongols
Mongolian emperor whose empire stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean (1162-1227) Genghis Khan
Mongolian emperor of China and grandson of Genghis Khan who completed his grandfather's conquest of China; he establish the Yuan dynasty Kublai Khu
Zheng He was a Chinese mariner, explorer, diplomat Zheng Hi
yellow-brown soil Loess
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