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used by the emperors' advisors to tell the future; animal bones heated and cracked over a fire
Explain why Chinese farmers viewed loess as a blessing and a curse.
It was good for soil fertility, but bad because it easily eroded.
Diets of the people of the North China Plain
They would have farmed and had more fruits and vegetables.
-lasted only 15 years
-built the Great Wall of China
-Emperor Shihuangdi had clay army built for his tomb
-empire was divided into provinces
-established a single system of money and language
It consisted of over 8,000 clay soldiers, horses, chariots, and real weapons. They were buried in Emperor Shihuangdi's tomb to protect him in the afterlife.
Farmers in the Qin Dynasty
Farmers were the backbone of the dynasty. They were farmers, builders (highways and walls), and soldiers.
Han Gaouzu and Wudi Accomplishments
-began the Han Dynasty which lasted 400 years
-created Grand School
-valued education and Confucianism
He is a well-known Chinese philosopher, teacher, and scholar who taught the Chinese people the proper way to live and think. His teachers were recorded in a book called the "Analects of Confucius."
"Do unto others as you would have done to you."
"If you make a mistake and do not correct it, this is called a mistake."
"Be dutiful to family."
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