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East-Central Asian ethnic group native to Mongolia and China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. They also live as minorities in other regions of China, as well as in Russia.
The last imperial dynasty of China, ruling from 1644 to 1912 with a brief, abortive restoration in 1917.
Qing Dynasty/ Manchu
The first dynasty in traditional Chinese history. It is described in ancient historical chronicles such as the Bamboo Annals, the Classic of History and the Records of the Grand Historian.
Ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, succeeding the Xia dynasty and followed by the Zhou dynasty.
Was the longest-lasting of China's dynasties. It followed the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1046 BCE) and it finished when the army of the state of Qin captured the city of Chengzhou in 256 BCE.
The first imperial dynasty of Ancient China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC.
The second imperial dynasty of China, preceded by the Qin dynasty (221-206 BC) and succeeded by the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 AD). Spanning over four centuries.
The rights and entitlements claimed for women and girls of many societies worldwide. In some places, these rights are institutionalized or supported by law, local custom, and behavior, whereas in others they may be ignored or suppressed.
A massive and intricate subject, world-shaking events have shaped the continent's history, from the early men and women who left their footsteps in volcanic ash to the liberation of Nelson Mandela, and a whole lot of wars, conquests, civilisations and revolutions in between.
Before the arrival of Europeans in the late 15th and early 16th centuries, this region was home to many indigenous people, many of which had advanced civilizations, most notably from North to South; the Aztec, Maya, Muisca and Inca.
Was not a trade route that existed solely for the purpose of trading in silk; many other commodities were also traded, from gold and ivory to exotic animals and plants. Of all the precious goods crossing this area, silk was perhaps the most remarkable for the people of the West.
Since ancient times the Middle East has connected major trade routes between Asia and Europe over land and seas. Caravans from India and China brought goods to the busy markets of the middle East. From there, traders carried the goods across what sea into Europe.
Mediterranean Sea Trade
City-states traded with inland kingdoms like Great Zimbabwe to obtain gold, ivory, and iron. These materials were then sold to places like India, Southeast Asia, and China. These were Africa's exports in the __________ Trade.
Indian Ocean Trade
Travel across the Sahara to reach sub-Saharan Africa from the North African coast, Europe, to the Levant. While existing from prehistoric times, the peak of trade extended from the 8th century until the late 16th century.
More than one god
Developed specifically for Chinese culture; Confucius wrote the Analects; focused on relationships between people; this focus created distinctive Chinese society
Founded by Lao-tzu; stresses simple, passive life in harmony with nature; served as a counterbalance to Confucian activism; promoted scientific discoveries because of nature
Practiced during Qin Dynasty, thought people were bad and needed harsh laws and government, inadvertently caused wider acceptance of Confucianism and Daoism through oppression
Began with Aryan invaders, Vedas and Upanishads are sacred texts, is heavily intertwined with caste system, spawned Buddhism
Practiced in Eastern civilizations, founded by Hindu prince Siddhartha Gautama (563 to 483 BCE), split into Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism with his death
Practiced by Hebrews, first monotheistic faith, sacred text is the Torah
Based around teachings of Jesus of Nazareth; sacred text is the Bible; actively try and convert people
Stone tools used for forging, discovery of fire,
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
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