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Ch.5 Ancient China Sec. 1

What is considered a respectable spirit?
Connected with rain and fertile soil
What is the symbol of a dragon connected to?
What did the limbs of the dragon symbolize?
What is the dragons mouth symbolize?
rain from the monsoons
What creates the climate of the southern half of China?
warm and wet
What is the climate of the southern half of China like?
What is the climate of Northern China like?
depends on rivers
What does northern China depend on for survival?
Middle Kingdom
What was China's nickname?
mountains and seas
What cut off China from the rest of the world?
They thought they were in the center of the world.
Why was China nicknamed the "Middle Kingdom"?
Along the Huang He River
Where is did civilization begin for China?
Chang Jiang River
What is the longest river in China?
farming villages
What formed along the rivers?
yellow river
What is Huang He River's nickname?
Huang He
What river begins in Tibet in and ends in the Yellow Sea?
muddiest river
What is the Huang He River known as?
What is the yellow brown soil called?
Soil onto northern China
What did the Huang He River deposit on northern china?
What did the Chinese grow to live off of?
What is an important part of the Chinese diet?
China Sorrow
What is the nickname given to the Huang He River by the Chinese People?
What is a protective wall called that holds back water?
loess settled to the bottom
What caused the water level to rise?
Shang Dynasty
What was the name of the first know civilization?
bronze work
What was the Shang Dynasty famous for?
written language
What di the Shand Dynasty create which is still used today?
extended family
How did the people of China live?
oldest man
Who is the most powerful person in a Chinese family?
2 names
What did the Chinese use for names?
obeyed men
What did women do?
Who was the great Chinese philosopher?