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History of China

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China is land...
time and people
China tilts...
down from west to east
Rice grows best in what part of China?
south
Central authority and...
pacified surroundings
Simplicity versus
luxury
Antiquity is part of Chinese...
identity
What Neolithic site shows signs of women being powerful?
Banpo
Farming seems to begin during which era of Chinese history?
Yangshao Culture
Walled towns appear during which era of Chinese history?
Longshan Culture
Dawenkou, Liangzhu, Longshan, Majiabang, Qujialing, Sanxingdui, and Yangshao are all examples of what?
prehistoric Chinese cultures
The Shang Dynasty is famous for the development of which two technologies?
silk and writing
What is the earliest known form of Chinese religion?
ancestor worship
Which dynasty overthrew the Shang Dynasty?
Zhou Dynasty
The Zhou Dynasty is famous for the development of which two technologies?
chariots and coins
The Zhou Dynasty is known for doing what with iron?
casting and mass producing
The Mandate of Heaven justifies what action?
replacing one dynasty with another
Confucius believed that people could make society better by...
perfecting themselves
Legalists believed people had to be controlled by...
laws and punishments
Daoism teaches that people should try to...
be in harmony with nature
China's first true emperor was called...
Qin Shi Huangdi
The first emperor standardized...
writing and measurement
The Qin Dynasty was the first dynasty to have a...
centralized bureaucracy
The Han Dynasty gained strength by blending Qin Dynasty Legalism with...
Confucianism
During the Han Dynasty, the Middle East and Rome began to trade with China along the...
Silk Route
The Han Dynasty is famous for the development of which two technologies?
paper and porcelain
During which dynasty did Buddhism come to China?
Han Dynasty
Does Chinese culture prefer unity or disunity?
unity
Which dynasty was the Golden Age of China?
Tang Dynasty
The Tang Dynasty is famous for its...
poetry, painting, and calligraphy
Which religion dominated the Tang Dynasty?
Buddhism
Who is the only woman to every rule China as emperor?
Wu Zetian
The Song Dynasty is best known for developing what system for selecting its officials?
exam system
The Song Dynasty is famous for the development of which two technologies?
paper money and printing press
Which dynasty experienced the world's first industrial revolution?
Song Dynasty
The Pax Mongolica allowed trade between China and...
The West
The Ming Dynasty drove out the...
Mongols
Zheng He, the great explorer, made his voyages during which dynasty?
Ming Dynasty
The Ming Dynasty created a new imperial capital where?
Beijing
The most visible creation of the Ming Dynasty today is what?
The Great Wall
The Ming Dynasty is best known for what kind of literature?
novels
The Qing emperors faced attacks from Western powers during which wars?
Opium Wars
What famous rebellion occurred during the Qing Dynasty?
Tai Ping Rebellion
Which dynasty was the last one in Chinese history?
Qing Dynasty
In what year was the last emperor of China overthrown?
1911
Where did World War Two begin?
Asia
Who is the most famous leader of the People's Republic of China?
Mao Zedong
The Chinese Civil War was between the Communists and the...
Nationalists
After the fall of the last emperor, China soon broke up into regional powers controlled by...
warlords