Ancient China Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
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The __________ dynasty introduced the mandate of heaven.
Which philosophy did emperor Qin Shihuangdi base his laws on?
Which emperor was able to conquer all of China?
Which philosophy taught that true harmony comes from the balance of Yin and Yang?
What was the name of the dynasty whose religion was centered on ancestor worship?
Which engineer found a way to use flooding to grow crops?
_______ is a form of government that is structured like a pyramid with a few people at the top but many on the bottom.
Which one of the Han's industries was very valuable for trade with people outside of China?
__________ is a treatment invented by the Hans where thin needles are inserted in specific parts of your body.
The invention of paper was an ideal material for ________.
An ________ is something that takes away pain.
Magicians told emperor Qin Shihuangdi that if he drank the magic poison he could be __________
An instrument made by the Hans to detect earthquakes.
The Shang lived in ______, a large group of friends and family.
The Analects was a book filled with sayings of the founder of which philosophy?
In Daoism which one of the opposing forces of nature means "sunlit"
An _______ is a place where water can be found in a desert.
What was built on China's northern border as protection from invaders by the Qin empire?
_________ was the central trading point where the Eastern and Western Silk Roads met.
What was the name of the first dynasty?

Ancient China Word Search

Ancient China Word Search
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philosophy
silk road
yin yang
legalism
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emperor
dynasty
doaism
leader
china
mulan
wudi

China Word Search

China Word Search
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Terricata Soldiers
Warring States
The Great Wall
Shang dynasty
Yellow River
Zhou dynasty
Confucianism
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Qin dynasty
Shihuangdi
government
Han dyasty
Silk Road
Scholars
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Taoism

Ancient China Word Search

Ancient China Word Search
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mandate of heaven
five elements
accupuncture
yellow river
yin and yang
calligraphy
chang river
seismograph
terra cotta
wheelbarrow
great wall
confucius
philosphy
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compass
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emperor
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shang
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China Crossword

China Crossword
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Crossword
Description

First civilization and dynasty of Ancient China.
A fine and luxurious fabric traded with the Romans.
First dynasty to make use of silkworms.
Last step of the dynastic cycle.
A line of hereditary rulers of a country.
A Chinese philosophy often used by the Qin rulers.
Material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood.
First ruler of the Han dynasty.
China's most achieved dynasty that lasted 15 years.
Drug that was smuggled from India into China by Britain.
The protesting party that wanted all foreigners out of China.
The time when Zhou's city-states were at major conflict.
A group of nomadic invaders while Shang was regressing.
Where one civilization keeps good attributes and rejects the bad ones.
The belief that spirits inhabit everything.
A system of government by one person with absolute power.
The philosophy based on the Analects of a teacher.
A system of government in which important decisions are made by non-elected officials.
The animal that was believed to control the nature of China.
Why the Qin dynasty fell.
First dynasty to use the Silk Road.
Precious metal first used in the Shang dynasty.
What China was in after they ended the Dynastic Cycle.
The belief that one should live naturally.
A line of legendary kings that ran ancient China.
First step of the Dynastic Cycle.
A type of thought role created in the Zhou Dynasty.
When a dynasty starts to lose its power.
When a dynasty gets better and better...
China's last dynasty.
Society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
There is some light in dark and some dark in light.
Belief that you had total power when the gods liked you.
A British colony in China.
When Han was in peace.
Ruler that started Imperialism everywhere.
I know what's good to trade and where on the Silk Road.

Ancient China Crossword

Ancient China Crossword
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Crossword
Description

This dynasty lowered taxes, reduced punishments, and made Confucianism the official government policy.
A person of high rank who owned land but owed loyalty to his king
The Huang He, flows from west to east
The first emperor of the Qin Dynasty and the first to unite China under a single ruler.
Chinese farmers grew this along the Chang Jiang Valley by 7000 BC
The harsh desert separated China from its neighbors in the north
moral values
included farmers, bottom of the social class
Chinese priests believed they could read these on cracked bones to tell the future
people who buy and sell items, sometimes very wealthy
This dynasty is rumored to have built the first flood control channels in China. Founded by Yu the Great
A manmade barrier across China's frontier to prevent invasions
The spreading of ideas to different parts of the world
a device that uses the position of shadows cast by the sun to tell time. Invented by the Han dynasty
Chang Jiang
a soft highly valued fabric, first made in China from the cocoons of certain kinds of worms
a device that measures the strength of an earthquake, invented by the Han dynasty
an early Chinese believe that stressed living in harmony with the universe
this dynasty was established in the 1500's and created China's first writing system
he was born a peasant but became the a Han emperor after the Qin fell apart
a belief that people were bad by nature and needed to be controlled
the most famous Daoist teacher and credited with writing, The Way and Its Power
a hard gemstone, the graves of the rich often contained objects made from this
the way a task is accomplished
to be different
the way something is set up or organized
to create a new idea, method, or device
also called the records of the grand Historian, describes more than 2000 years of Chinese culture
the power given from heaven to rule

Ancient China Crossword

Ancient China Crossword
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Crossword
Description

What influenced Chinese cultural differences?
The Huang River earned this nickname because of its constant flooding.
Chinese peasants built these structures to prevent further flooding.
The first Chinese dynasty that was fairly successful.
The Zau dynasty believed the authoriy to rule came from heaven, this is called?
China's economy greatly increased under which dynasty?
Confucius formed a system of beliefs known as ... ?
The teaching that, "Correct behavior would bring order and stability" was taught by whom?
According to Confucius, everyone had duties and ...
The universe reflected a delicate balance between these two forces ...
Religious belief that teaches harmony with nature.
People who were followers of daoism were called ... ?
A Chinese achievement developed through the study of astronomy.
Huge discovery that became China's most valuable export
Chinese writing contains many symbols, each represent one word or ...

China Crossword Answer Sheet

China Crossword Answer Sheet
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Crossword
Description

Seasonal winds that bring dry and wet seasons.
China's civilization began along this river.
Yellow-brown soil that is very fertile.
A protective wall that holds back water.
The first recorded civilization in China.
Conquered Shang around 1122 BC, longest lasting dynasty.
Chinese belief that rulers came to power because it was their destiny or fate.
China's first and greatest teacher and pioneer.
People who observe nature and try to live in harmony with it.
A Chinese thinker whose writing started the Taoism philosophy.
A group of people who carry out the work of the government.
A policy in which each worker is a appointed to a job and is trained for it based on experience.
Ruler of the Qin dynasty and China's first emperor.
Series of stone and earthen fortifications built and rebuilt between 5th century BC and 16 century BC
The type of money used by a group or nation.
Strict laws that were made to create absolute power for rulers, and a strong military.
In 202 BC, this person won over his rivals and became emperor of China.
The Han dynasty reached its greatest power under his rule.
Local leaders of armed groups.
System of beliefs and values.

Qin Dynasty Crossword

Qin Dynasty Crossword
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Crossword
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The first Qin Emperor
Dynasty after the Zhou Dynasty
Shihuagdi extended the borders of Chine to this river
these were found in Shihuangdi's burial
A total character that distinguishes an individual from others
How many figures were in the clay army
Nomadic people of north China
Shihuangdi strengthened this system of walls and linked them together
This system was adopted as the official ideology
A set of beliefs
How many divisions was the central bureaucracy divided into
Part of the Chinese bureaucracy that made sure government officials were doing their jobs
The first and last Qin Emperor
Put into action
Dynasty after the Qin Dynasty
Shihuangdi died in this year
Greatest area of conflict for China
The people of the north mastered the art of
The government in power
If found quilty of wrongdoing you get..
What directly followed the Qin Dynasty
What was the great wall built with at first
Who did Shihuangdi successfully hole back for a few years
What did the Qin Dynasty change for china
Who did Shihuangdi anger

Ancient China Word Search

Ancient China Word Search
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Huang River Valley
North China Plain
Double Cropping
Tibetan Plateau
Guangxi Zhungzu
Shang Dynasty
Civil Service
Zhou Dynasty
Han Dynasty
Qin Dynasty
Oracle Bone
Shi Huangdi
Huang River
Great Wall
Bronze Age
Pictograph
Sima Quian
Silk Road
Middleman
Himalayas
Ancestor
Province
Ban Zhao
Terrace
Beijing
Anyang
Wu Di
Gaozu
Levee
Loess

Ancient China chapters 21 & 22 Crossword

Ancient China chapters 21 & 22 Crossword
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This philosophy taught people to live in harmony with nature and live a balanced life.
Hanfeizi was the founder of the 3rd major philosophy in ancient China.
This means 'shaded'
This means 'sunlit'
The goal of Confucianism was a just and peaceful .....
He was the first emperor of China
Emperor Qin was greatly influenced by this philosophy.
Qin standardized these 3 things.
This was built to protect the northern border of China
This means living away from one's country
It is said Qin executed 460 ......scholars
Emperor Qin ordered the burning of these
Qin was buried with this