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During _____________ ___________ people settled along the yellow river
Neolithic Period
The Neolithic people:
donesticated animals improved their tools and developed agriculture
Georgraphy of China
intersedting mountain ranges
high desert and semidesert
plateaus as you go south
China is __________ into _________ political sections
divided
2
2 political sections of China
China Proper
Semiticule of Regions
Rivers of China
Yellow
Chang Jiang
XI
Yellow River
Fertile yellos soil; worlds mudest river
cubic ft of water contains 1 cubic of silt
Cina developed isolation from cilizations of
India nad the West
What did China's isolation cause
china to develop and retain its own distinctive culture they regarded their land and it Zhinggo
What is Zhingguo
middle kingdom
center of the world
China Dynastic Cycles
Expansion; Regression; Collapse; founding
Shang Dynasty
began 1750 was the first dynasty
Quing Dynasty
eneded 1912 AD
Shang Dynasty
40,000 miles
Capital Anyang
known warchariots and bronze weapons
Domesticated animals pigs chicken
loess
extradonary fertile soil
Mandat of Heaven
right to Rule
calligraphy
an artful writing
oracle bones
bones used by Chinese priests who wrote questions on the shoulder bones of cattle or the bottom of tortose shells
autocracy
a form of government in whic hte ruler holds toatal power
civil service
a system that administer the government on a day-to-day basis and whose members are usually appointed on the bassi of competitve examination
acupuncture
chinese meical pratice that involves insetion of needles
silt
Fertile soil carried as seiment in river water
Three fertile river valleys
nile
Tigris
euphrates
What kind of soil nourishes the crops in Huang He valley in China
loess
Most rivers carry _____ which is deposited in the river bottome and along the valleys
silt
Chinese scholars used __________ for writing and perserving literarey works
calligraphy
Chinese citizens studied for difficult exams in order to be considered for jobs within the government
civil service
China is _________ and its two greatest rives are ____________-
divided
separated
The ____________ _____
is destructive and hard to control
The _____________ spread knowledge and advanced civilazation
Shang