the group of people whose job it is to carry out the work of the government
a chinese philosopher and teacher whose beliefs had great influence on chinese life
the type of money used by a group or nation
a protective wall that controls or holds back water
closely related people of several generations
the founder of dthe han dynasty
founder of the qin dynasty and chinas first emperor
an ancient trade route between china and europe
a valuable cloth,originally made only in china from a thread spun by caterpillars called silkworms
the chinese scholar, astronomer, and historian; author of the most important history in china
a local leader of an armed group
chinese emperor who brought the han dynasty to its great strength
What mythical creature is often used to indicate rivers in China?
The Chinese were so sure they lived at the center of the world they called their country...
It would often flood and destroy homes and cause death
Why is the Huang River sometimes called China's Sorrow?
Nile, Indus, Tigris
Name 3 rives besides the Huang River that caused similar issues for the people that lived near them.
Mandate of Heaven
The belief by the Chinese, that their rulers came to power because it was the destiny or fate.
a Chinese philosopher and teacher who lived from 551 to 479 BC and whose beliefs had a great influence on Chinese life.
Philippine, Japan, Ti wain
name 3 island countries on your map of east Asia.
the oldest male
Who was usually the center of authority in an ancient Chinese family?
this was the center of early Chinese society
Which belief system has more followers today, Confucianism or Taoism?
for protection and to defend China from nomads
What was Shi Huangi's purpose for having the Great Wall of China built?
founder of the Qin Dynasty and China's 1st emperor
What does Shi Huangdi's name mean?
type of money used by a group or a nation
farming, medicinal, and technology
What were the only type of books NOT burned by the order of the Qin Dynasty?
Liu Bang and Wudi were both chinese emperors from which dynasty?
each trader need to make a profit
Each time goods were traded along he Silk road, prices increased, Why?
What religion became a major religion in China by the end of the Han dynasty?
Whose teachings did Han rulers encourage people to study in order to bring back respect for their traditions?
iron plow, paper, compass
Name 3 technological achievements made by the Chinese during the Han Dynasty and briefly describe each one.
What invention around the year 105 is arguably the greatest Chinese achievement?
"Children of the Han"
Today in China, people still call themselves this as a way to remember all the achievements accomplished under that dynasty.