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Ancient China Flashcards
Emperor
Vast
Chariot
Aristocrat
The ruler of an empire
Enormous, immense
A wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
A member of a rich and powerful family
Emperor
The ruler of an empire
Vast
Enormous, immense
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Ancient China Vocabulary Flashcards
Loess
Dike
Extended family
Philosophy
yellow/brown soil carried by river
a protective wall that holds back water
closely related people (including mom, dad, bro, sis,uncle, a…
system of beliefs and values
Loess
yellow/brown soil carried by river
Dike
a protective wall that holds back water
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Ancient China Flashcards
Emperor
Vast
Chariot
Aristocrat
the ruler of an empire
enormous, immense
a wheeled, horse-drawn cart used in battle
a member of a rich and powerful family
Emperor
the ruler of an empire
Vast
enormous, immense
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ancient china flashcards
jade
oracle
lords
peasants
hard gemstone that is green
a prediction on bones made by preists
people of high rank
Peasants, or farmers with small... farms,
jade
hard gemstone that is green
oracle
a prediction on bones made by preists
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Ancient China Flashcards
Confucianism
Daoism
Legalism
Clan
taught by Chinese philosopher Confuscious; taught love for hu…
based on teachings of Chinese philosopher Laozi; taught that…
a philosophy developed by Hanfeizi; taught that people were n…
a group of people who can trace their roots back to the same…
Confucianism
taught by Chinese philosopher Confuscious; taught love for hu…
Daoism
based on teachings of Chinese philosopher Laozi; taught that…
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history flashcards ancient china
jade
shang
nobles
oracle
a hard jem stone
the first dynysty
owned much land
prediction
jade
a hard jem stone
shang
the first dynysty
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Ancient China Flashcards
Did Legalism have a founder
One of the largest deserts in the worl…
one of the most dangerous deserts in t…
Leaders were supposed to be(legalism)
No
Gobi desert
Taklamakan Desert
strict and harsh
Did Legalism have a founder
No
One of the largest deserts in the worl…
Gobi desert
Ancient China Flashcards
Confucianism
Daoism
Legalism
Clan
taught by Chinese philosopher Confuscious; taught love for hu…
based on teachings of Chinese philosopher Laozi; taught that…
a philosophy developed by Hanfeizi; taught that people were n…
a group of people who can trace their roots back to the same…
Confucianism
taught by Chinese philosopher Confuscious; taught love for hu…
Daoism
based on teachings of Chinese philosopher Laozi; taught that…
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History Flashcards (Ancient China)
Shang Dynasty
Oracle Bones
Character Set
Ancestor Worship
Second Chinese dynasty (about 1750-1122 B.C.) which was mostl…
animal bones carved with written characters which were used f…
an ordered list of characters that are used together in writi…
Ancient Chinese people did ancestor worship
Shang Dynasty
Second Chinese dynasty (about 1750-1122 B.C.) which was mostl…
Oracle Bones
animal bones carved with written characters which were used f…
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Ancient China
calligraphy
mandate of heaven
terracotta
Silk Road
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
The substance used to create the soldiers found in Qin Shi Hu…
Trade route linked China with the Mediterranean world.
calligraphy
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
mandate of heaven
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
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Ancient China Vocabulary Flashcards
Anyang
Loess
Oracle Bones
Ancestor Worship
ancient city site at the center of the Shang dynasty about 33…
a soil deposit usually found in the Mississippi Valley, Europ…
inscribed animal bones and shells found in China, mainly duri…
in some societies it is believed that some ancestors have the…
Anyang
ancient city site at the center of the Shang dynasty about 33…
Loess
a soil deposit usually found in the Mississippi Valley, Europ…
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Ancient China Flashcards
Acupuncture
Aristocrat
Bureaucracy
Confucianism
Chinese practice of easing pain by sticking needles into pati…
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
a group of appointed officials who are responsible for differ…
system of beliefs introduced by the Chinese thinker Confucius…
Acupuncture
Chinese practice of easing pain by sticking needles into pati…
Aristocrat
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
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Ancient China Flashcards
jade
Qinling Shandi
China's Two Major Rivers
oracle
a hard gemstone; rich people were buried with beautiful jewel…
the mountain that separates northern China from southern China
Huang He River (Yellow River) and the Chang Jiang (Yangzi Riv…
prediction
jade
a hard gemstone; rich people were buried with beautiful jewel…
Qinling Shandi
the mountain that separates northern China from southern China
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Ancient China flashcards
Gobi desert
aristocracy
mandate of heaven
dynastic cycle
One of the world's largest deserts
an upper class people whose wealth is based on land
A political theory developed during the Zhou Dynasty of ancie…
The rise, fall, and replacement of Chinese dynasties accordin…
Gobi desert
One of the world's largest deserts
aristocracy
an upper class people whose wealth is based on land
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Ancient China Flashcards
Shang
Shang
Western Zhou
Western Zhou
Bronze Casting
Appearance of writing on bones
Feudal aristocracy
Iron age
Shang
Bronze Casting
Shang
Appearance of writing on bones
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Ancient China Flashcards
bureaucracy
calligraph
clan
civil servant
A form of government in which a few people rule many others
The art of fine handwriting
A large group of friends and family
A war between religions of the same country
bureaucracy
A form of government in which a few people rule many others
calligraph
The art of fine handwriting
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Ancient China Flashcards
dynasty
aristocrat
pictograph
ideograph
line of rulers from the same family.
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
a character that stands for an object
a character that joins two or more pictographs to represent a…
dynasty
line of rulers from the same family.
aristocrat
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
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Ancient China
loess
wheat
rice
rain-shadow desert
Extraordinarily fertile soil that nourishes crops in the nort…
Principal crop of northern China.
Principal crop of southern China.
The Gobi is this type of geographical feature: (Be specific!)
loess
Extraordinarily fertile soil that nourishes crops in the nort…
wheat
Principal crop of northern China.
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JAT - Ancient China - Flashcards
dynasty
aristocrat
pictograph
ideograph
line of rulers from the same family.
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
a character that joins two or more pictographs to represent a…
a character that joins two or more pictographs to represent a…
dynasty
line of rulers from the same family.
aristocrat
noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
Ancient China Flashcards 73
Clan
The Great Wall of China
Silk road
Mandate of heaven
A group of families related through a common ancestor
A long huge wall built to keep nomads out of China
A major trade route that ran from China to the rest of East A…
The Chinese belief that a ruler's power was granted by god
Clan
A group of families related through a common ancestor
The Great Wall of China
A long huge wall built to keep nomads out of China
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Ancient China Flashcards
Geography of China: Physical features,…
Helpful or harmful to start of ancient…
Ancient Chinese Dynasties: Name them
Achievements of each time period
Physical features: Gobi Desert, Takla Makan Desert, Taihang,…
The desert was not particularly helpful, and the mountains we…
(In order): Shang, Zhou, Qin, Han, Sui, Tang, Song, Yuan, Ming
Shang: 1st dynasty, pottery, calendar, writing, musical ins…
Geography of China: Physical features,…
Physical features: Gobi Desert, Takla Makan Desert, Taihang,…
Helpful or harmful to start of ancient…
The desert was not particularly helpful, and the mountains we…
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Aarons ANCIENT CHINA flashcards
Lords
Daoism taoism
Shi haungdi
Peasants
People of high rank who received land in exchange for their l…
Stressed living in harmony with the guidance force of all rea…
Emperor during the Qin dynasty... He stander sized china's gove…
The lowest social class, farmed noble lands
Lords
People of high rank who received land in exchange for their l…
Daoism taoism
Stressed living in harmony with the guidance force of all rea…
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Ancient China Flashcards
What job did most people participate in?
Where did the Shang Dynasty people live?
What two rivers did they struggle to c…
How did the people of the Shang Dynast…
Peasants or poor farmers
They lived in villages, worked in fields, and struggled to co…
The Huang He and Chang Jiang rivers.
They lived in walled cities.
What job did most people participate in?
Peasants or poor farmers
Where did the Shang Dynasty people live?
They lived in villages, worked in fields, and struggled to co…
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Ancient China
natural barrier
Gobi Desert
aristocracy
Mandate of Heaven
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
An upper class people whose wealth is based on land and whose…
A political theory developed during the Zhou Dynasty of ancie…
natural barrier
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
Gobi Desert
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
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History Flashcards- Ancient China
brahmin
kshatriyas
vaishyas
shudras
priest
warriors
merchants
comminers, peasants,servants
brahmin
priest
kshatriyas
warriors
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Ancient China
Which mountain range run east and west…
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
Which area of China receives a lot of…
Where did people first settle in China?
Qinling Shandi
The Gobi Desert
Eastern
Along 2 rivers - Huang He & Chang Jiang
Which mountain range run east and west…
Qinling Shandi
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
The Gobi Desert
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Ancient China Flashcards
Where is the Gobi Desert?
Where is the Taklimakan Desert?
Where is the Tibetan Plateau?
Where are the Himalayan Mountains?
The North of China, half in Mongolia.
In western China, above the Tibetan Plateau.
North of India, in western China.
In India, bordering China.
Where is the Gobi Desert?
The North of China, half in Mongolia.
Where is the Taklimakan Desert?
In western China, above the Tibetan Plateau.
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Ancient China
Zhou Dynasty
merchants
Marco Polo
Portugal
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
Lowest social class in China
Famous European who came to China during the Yuan Dynasty
First European country to come to China and want to trade
Zhou Dynasty
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
merchants
Lowest social class in China
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Ancient China
concubines
mandate of heaven
first dynasty
Capital of China
women who lived with the emperor in a sexual relationship by…
Chinese expression meaning that a ruler had been chosen by th…
Shang dynasty 1600-1046 BCE
Beijing
concubines
women who lived with the emperor in a sexual relationship by…
mandate of heaven
Chinese expression meaning that a ruler had been chosen by th…
Ancient China
loess
Middle Kingdom
oracle bones
calligraphy
Extraordinarily fertile soil that nourishes crops in the nort…
Because of China's relative isolation, they refer to themselv…
These were used by Chinese priests to foretell the future and…
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
loess
Extraordinarily fertile soil that nourishes crops in the nort…
Middle Kingdom
Because of China's relative isolation, they refer to themselv…
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Ancient China
Zhou Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
merchants
Marco Polo
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
This dynasty was started by the Manchus
Lowest social class in China
Famous European who came to China during the Yuan Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
Qing Dynasty
This dynasty was started by the Manchus
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Ancient China
calligraphy
mandate of heaven
terracotta
Silk Road
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
The substance used to create the soldiers found in Qin Shi Hu…
Trade route linked China with the Mediterranean world.
calligraphy
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
mandate of heaven
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
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ANCIENT CHINA
China
Shang
China
Oracle Bones
Aristocrats (wealthy land owners) were in their hierarchical…
A Chinese Dynasty - worked with Bronze?
This is a map of _
Cracks from a tortoise shell created writing in China called…
China
Aristocrats (wealthy land owners) were in their hierarchical…
Shang
A Chinese Dynasty - worked with Bronze?
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Ancient China
Zhou Dynasty
Qing Dynasty
merchants
Marco Polo
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
This dynasty was started by the Manchus
Lowest social class in China
Famous European who came to China during the Yuan Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty
This dynasty was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese His…
Qing Dynasty
This dynasty was started by the Manchus
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Ancient China
Important Rivers
Geography
Aristocracy
Dynastic Cycle
Huang He aka Yellow River... Yangtze River
Mountains and deserts isolate China from other parts of Asia.
Upper class whose wealth is land based. ... Own more land = weal…
See image.
Important Rivers
Huang He aka Yellow River... Yangtze River
Geography
Mountains and deserts isolate China from other parts of Asia.
Ancient China
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
Which area of China receives a lot of…
Where did people first settle in China?
Were the areas where people first deve…
The Gobi Desert
Eastern
Along 2 rivers - Huang He & Chang Jiang
Yes - The physical geography made land very suitable for farm…
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
The Gobi Desert
Which area of China receives a lot of…
Eastern
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Ancient China
natural barrier
Gobi Desert
aristocracy
Mandate of Heaven
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
An upper class people whose wealth is based on land and whose…
A political theory developed during the Zhou Dynasty of ancie…
natural barrier
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
Gobi Desert
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
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Ancient China
jade
oracle
lords
peasants
A hard gemstone
A prediction
people of high rank
Farmers with small farms
jade
A hard gemstone
oracle
A prediction
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Ancient China
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
What two rivers did people first settl…
Were the areas where people first deve…
Rich people often had what material pl…
The Gobi Desert
Huang He & Chang Jiang
Yes - The physical geography made land very suitable for farm…
Jade
Which geographic feature separates Chi…
The Gobi Desert
What two rivers did people first settl…
Huang He & Chang Jiang
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Ancient China
Dynasty
Emperor
Empire
Oracle Bone
a line of hereditary rulers of a country
the ruler of an empire
a group of territories and peoples brought together under one…
a bone or shell used in Shang Dynasty rituals
Dynasty
a line of hereditary rulers of a country
Emperor
the ruler of an empire
10 terms
Ancient China
calligraphy
mandate of heaven
terracotta
Silk Road
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
The substance used to create the soldiers found in Qin Shi Hu…
Trade route linked China with the Mediterranean world.
calligraphy
The Chinese art of fine handwriting.
mandate of heaven
The belief that the gods gave Chinese rulers the right to rul…
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Ancient China
Huang He RIver
Dynasty
patriarchal
Shang
The Yellow River or Huáng Hé is the third-longest river in As…
a line of hereditary rulers of a country
of, relating to, or characteristic of a system of society or…
a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated 1766-1122 b.c. and know…
Huang He RIver
The Yellow River or Huáng Hé is the third-longest river in As…
Dynasty
a line of hereditary rulers of a country
40 terms
Ancient China
natural barrier
Gobi Desert
aristocracy
Mandate of Heaven
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
An upper class people whose wealth is based on land and whose…
A political theory developed during the Zhou Dynasty of ancie…
natural barrier
Mountains, deserts and/or oceans. Physical obstacles created…
Gobi Desert
One of the worlds largest deserts, covers part of China and p…
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Ancient China
Huang He River
Yangtze River
millet
dike
Also known as the "Yellow River", because of the its color, i…
Another name is Chang Jiang River, longest river in China. Lo…
A type of grain grown in China and an important food source f…
A protective wall that controls or holds back water
Huang He River
Also known as the "Yellow River", because of the its color, i…
Yangtze River
Another name is Chang Jiang River, longest river in China. Lo…
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Unit 11 Ancient China Flashcards.
Yellow River (Huang He River)
Chang Jiang River (Yangtze River)
Three Gorges Dam
Confucianism
A river that flows from the Kunlun Mountains to the Yellow Sea.
The longest river in Asia, flowing through eastern china.
A barrier built on the Chang Jiang to control floods.
A philosophy based on the ideas of Confucius that focuses on…
Yellow River (Huang He River)
A river that flows from the Kunlun Mountains to the Yellow Sea.
Chang Jiang River (Yangtze River)
The longest river in Asia, flowing through eastern china.
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Ancient China
Confucius
Loess
Dike
Extended Family
People knew him as a teacher named Kong Fu Zi or "Master Kong"
Yellowish-Brownish Soil
A protective wall that holds back water
Closely Related
Confucius
People knew him as a teacher named Kong Fu Zi or "Master Kong"
Loess
Yellowish-Brownish Soil
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Ancient China
Chang Jiang
civil service
Wudi
Confucius
the longest river in China and Asia and the third-longest riv…
the group of people whose job it is to carry out the the work…
Chinese emperor from 140 to 86 B.C.; brought the Han dynasty…
Chinese philosopher and teacher; his beliefs, known as Confuc…
Chang Jiang
the longest river in China and Asia and the third-longest riv…
civil service
the group of people whose job it is to carry out the the work…
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Ancient China
Huang River
North China Plain
loess
levees
A river that flows from the Tibetan plateau, across northern…
A large, lowland region of eastern China that is watered by t…
Fine yellowish light silt deposited by wind and water. It con…
Barriers composed of sediments made on either side of a river…
Huang River
A river that flows from the Tibetan plateau, across northern…
North China Plain
A large, lowland region of eastern China that is watered by t…
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Ancient China
jade
oracle
Huang He
lords
a hard gemstone
is a prediction
Yellow River
people of high rank
jade
a hard gemstone
oracle
is a prediction
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Ancient China
In Inner China, which natural events i…
Because rice requires warm, wet weathe…
What protected Inner China from invasi…
How did scholars learn that the Shang…
floods
the Chang Jiang Basins
barren deserts
They found artifacts
In Inner China, which natural events i…
floods
Because rice requires warm, wet weathe…
the Chang Jiang Basins
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