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Also called "China's Sorrow" ...had to be controlled with levees to prevent flooding. Name means yellow..carries yellow silt.
Southeast region of china near the sea; One of the best climates for farming in China (lots of rain and sun)
A town in China where tortoise shells and animal bones were found with writing on them (artifacts) that dated back 4000 yrs ago.
Not the oldest, but one of the most unified and continuous cultures over many centuries
Used during shang dynasty, Made out of tortoise shells and bones, commonly used to predict future.
Only lasted 20 years, ending in 206 BC when shi huangi (emperor) died. Period of revolts, etc.
Ruled during Han dynasty, from 141 BC - 87 BC. Made many advancements and changes (built new roads, etc.)
Born in 551 BC, His teachings and idea's greatly influenced Chinese culture and civilization. He taught during a time of conflict.
A way of thinking based on 3 core virtues: a sense of humanity, respect for family, and modesty.
Follower of Confucius and declared that people were good by nature. Started to spread confucinism beginning 350 BC.
Belief in finding the "way" of the universe and that people should live in harmony with nature.
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