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Social Studies Ch 6 questions
St.Coleman 6th grade
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What separates China from its northern neighbors?
What is another name for the Huang He/Yellow River?
From what direction do most rivers in China flow?
West to East
What is hard gemstone found in China?
During which dynasty was most of the major waterways created?
What quality was important during the Xia Dynasty that happened to the Kings solve problems?
Who made up the lowest rank during the Shang Dynasty?
Which dynasty created China's first writing system?
What are the Chinese writing symbols used today based on?
What were predictions found on turntables called?
What Dynasty lasted longer than any other Chinese history and this Dynasty overthrew the Shang?
In order to purchase people's loyalty and supports, what did Zhou leaders grant to the people?
What was an important part of Zhou politics?
Who was considered a person of high rank during the Zhou Dynasty?
During the Zhou Dynasty, who was at the bottom of the social order and were farmers with small farms?
What was the period of China's history when the people were fighting against each other?
Who was the most influential person in Chinese history?
What did Confucius mean when he said leadership, no laws, would bring order to China?
Leaders should act decently and always try to do the right thing
What is the book called that contains the ideas of Confucius?
What philosophy stresses living in harmony with the Dao, the guiding force of all reality?
Who was the most famous Daoist teacher?
What is the belief that people were bad by nature, needed to be controlled, and was a political philosophy without religious concerns?
What Dynasty unified and strengthened China?
What was the name of the Win emperor who believed in Legalistic politics?
There were many achievements under the Win dynasty. Name them.
Great Wall, network of roads, canals, unified written language, irrigation system
What increased during Shi Huangdi's rule?
What dynasty is given credit for continuing the construction of the Great Wall?
What is a barrier that link earlier walls across northern China?
What Dynasty won control after the Qin?
Who was the first common person to become emperor of China?
What Han emperor made Confucianism China's official philosophy?
During the Han Dynasty, who made up the Upper Class!
Emperor, his court, government scholars
During the Han Dynasty, what class was the military a part of?
State 1 important way that the social order of the Han Dynasty was different from the Shang.
Peasants made up the 2nd highest class
What is a new idea, method, or device?
During the Han Dynasty painters became experts in what type of painting?
What type of painting did Han artist draw?
Realistic scenes from every day life
What are uses the position of shadows cast by the sun to tell the time of day?
What device measures the strength of an earthquake?
What is the practice of inserting find needles through the skin at a specific point to cure diseases and relieve pain?
What is the history of China?
What was the effect of advances in manufacturing during the Han dynasty?
Productively increased and the empire prospered
What did the increase in productivity and the prospering of the empire pave the way for in China?
To make contact with people of other cultures
What is a soft, light, highly-valued fabric discovered in China?
Why was trade able to increase during the Han period?
Because Han armies conquered land deep in Central Asia and they had contact with other cultures
What was the 4000 mile long trail route through China to the Mediterranean sea?
What product was popular in Rome that China grew wealthy from?
What religion provided hope to Chinese presence?
What is the spread of ideas from one culture to another?
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