WH: Lesson 3 Unit 5
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Which of the following is one of the notable achievements of early china?
A complexed system of writing
How did the Zhou dynasty come to rule in large part of China?
Through military defeat of the previous rulers
In what way did China's isolated geography contribute to its developement as a country?
Isolation allowed to China to develop on its own without too much interference from foreign invasions
In both the Shang and Zhou societies, how were different regions governed?
Noble landowners governed their own regions.
How did China become a feudal state under the Zhou?
The Zhou awarded control over lands to their supporters
What aspect of Confucianism contributed to its long lasting influence?
It's philosophy of ensuring social order and good environment
How did the Shang civilization in the Yellow River valley give rise to the Zhou dynasty
The Zhou rebelled and then conquered the Shang kingdom
How did Loess influence the development of early Chinese civilizations
To avoid flooding caused by settled loess raising the Haungs water level, peasants had to maintain dikes
Why did the Zhou kings use the idea of the Mandate of Heaven
To persuade their people to believe that gods favored their rule
Why did Daoist painters choose water to represent Daoist beliefs
Water was a symbol of nature and the virtue of yielding