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Chapter 4 Ancient China Review

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Places located in China are the ____________ _____________ Plain, ____________ River, and ____________ _____________.
North China; Huang; Guangxi Zhungzu
The great river picks up and carries a large amount of _________ ________, dissolved in the water. The river takes on a distinctive yellow color, which is why it is called the Huang, or "yellow."
yellow silt
People built __________ in a centuries-long effort to control flooding (of the Huang He or Huang River).
levees
The Huang has been called "China's Sorrow" because for centuries floods have wiped out _________ and left people ______________.
crops; homeless
The land is very _________. You can see _______________ ranges to the north and south. You have reached the Tibetan Plateau.
rocky; mountain
___________ was an important product of the Zhou economy.
Silk
The Great Wall (of China) was built (by Shi Huangdi) to _____________ the empire from northern invaders.
protect
To improve transportation, Wu Di built new ______________.
roads
A historian named Sima Qian wrote the first ___________ ____________ book on China.
complete history
Another contribution to China under Wu Di was ___________ ___________, the practice of using skills and talents to work in the government.
civil service
Important inventions (during the Han dynasty included ________________ and two things you are using right now—__________ and _________!
porcelain; pen; paper
The Analects is a collection of ___________ by Confucius that were written down by his students. It is the ________ printed work of Confucius. In it he gives advice to people who want to do the ________ thing.
sayings; main; right
Confucius tried to give examples that were relevant to the daily lives of people. ___________ for all people is probably his first principle: "When you go out, treat everyone as if you were welcoming a great guest. Do not do unto others what you would not have them do unto you."
Respect
[...] Daoists believed that people should live in harmony and with ____________, not apart from it.
nature