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17 Cards in this Set

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The main route that traders traveled between China and Europe was called___________________.
Silk Road
Confucius studied the meaning of life. He was a p_________.
What emperor built the Great Wall?
Shi Huangdi
Why is the "Great Wall" called the wall of tears?
More than five hundred thousand people died building the wall.
What did the peasants of the Zhou dynasty have to agree to be in order farm a noble's land?
a soldier in that noble's army when needed
What did Shang add to the cultureof the Chinese?
The writing with pictographs.
Name 3 things that happened in the Han dynasty.
first Chinese dictionary, establishment of first silk road, invention of the wheel barrow
The Qin dynasty created _______________ in the area of economics.
standarized coins
What was special about the government of Zhou?
It was the longest lasting.
Why was the Great Wall built so wide that 10soldiers could march side by side down it?
So he could quickly move his army from place to place.
What test did WuDi use to get the best workers to run the government?
civil service tests
Name three things invented during the Han dynasty.
paper, wheelbarrow, seismograph (detects earthquakes)
Under Confucianism, a ruler should be obeyed because the people ___________________-.
respected him.
What was the longest lasting dynasty in Chinese history?
Why couldn't the Shang defeat the Zhou militia?
The Shang weapons were no match for the Zhou 's iron weapons.
How old was Shi Huangdi when he became the King of Qin?
How did Shi Huandi unite China into a great empire?
He crushed the power of the nobles, forcing them to move away from their land, and dividing China into military districts.