Chinese medical practice of inserting needles into certain areas of the body
Emperor of China who wanted talented people to fill government posts so set up civil service exams
AKA Han Gaozu (r.202-195 BCE); First Han emperor; came from modest family; canceled harsh laws, lowered taxes and adopted laissez faire policies
Great Wall of China
Built by Qin Shihuangdi, originally built around Peking (now Beijing) to stop invasions, finished during Ming dynasty of stone,dirt,and dead people
First emperor of the Qin dynasty.He began the Great Wall of China. He also imposed a standard system of laws, money, weights, and writing. He used the harsh system of Legalism to rule.
A network of trade routes that stretched across Asia from China to the Mediterranean Sea.