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Great Wall of China
China
Silk Road
emperor
civil service
double cropping
oracle bones
yellow river
middle man
dynasty
provinces
levee
pictograph
loess
terrace
ancestor

Ancient China Word Search

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Description

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

Ancient China Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Silk Road
Great wall
Qin Dynasty
Zhou Dynasty
Bronze Age
Shang Dynasty
Middle man
Civil Service
Ancestor
Province
Oracle Bone
Pictograph
Ban Zhao
Sima Qian
Wu Di
Gaozu
Shi Huangdi
Anyang
Haung River
Haung River Valley
double cropping
terrace
Levee
Loess
Himalayas
Tibetan Plateau
Guangxi Zhunzu
Beijing
north china plain

Ancient China Word Search

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Description

accupuncture
buddhism
calligraphy
chang river
compass
confucius
dragon
dynasty
emperor
five elements
great wall
han
haungdi
liu bang
mandate of heaven
philosphy
qin
rice
scholar
seismograph
shang
silk road
taoism
tea
terra cotta
warrior
wheelbarrow
yellow river
yin and yang
zhou

EARLY RIVER VALLEY CIVILIZATIONS Word Search

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Description

Feudalism
Dynastic cycle
Mandate of Heaven
Oracle bones
Loess
Harappan civilization
Monsoons
Indian subcontinent
Papyrus
Hieroglyphics
Mummification
Pyramid
Theocracy
Pharaohs
Narmer
Nile delta
Hammurabi
Empire
Polytheism
Cultural diffusion
Dynasty
City-state
Fertile Crescent
Ancient China
Ancient Egypt
Mesopotamia
Indus Valley

Vocabulary - Ancient China Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What do you call the body of government? Civil Service
The first ever chinese dynasty was called what? Shang
What do you call the population and dynasty that took over the position that Shang had created? Zhou
What do you call the dynasty that lasted fifteen years? Qin
What kept China safe from invaders? The Great Wall Of China
What river is known as the Yellow river? Huang He River
What is the longest river in China called? Yangtze River
What is someone or something worthy to be praised and rewarded called? Merit
Who was an important philosopher created a main philosophy in China? Confucius
What do you call bones and shells of animals to communicate with the gods? Oracle Bones
Past generations family members are called? Ancestors
What do you call beliefs religion and food being past down? Legacy

Ancient China Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

China Crossword Answer Sheet

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ancient China Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Analects
Confucius
Middleman
Silk Road
Shang dynasty
Wu Di
Shi Huangdi
Anyang
Levee
Loess
Huang RIver
Himalayas
Beijing
North China Plain

Ancient China Vocab Contract Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Steppes
Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan
Landscape Painting
Li Bo
Compass
Diamond Sutra
Ships
Gunpowder
Printing
Calligraphy
Porcelain
Ming Dynasty
Imperial City
Confucius
Silk
Rubber
Monasteries
Nuns
Monks
Buddhism
Song Dynasty
Himalayians
Empress Wu
Civil Service Exam
Tang Dynasty
Chang Jiang
Huang He
Great Wall
Yangdhi
Sui Dynasty
Han Dynasty
wendi
Neo-Confucianism

Ancient China Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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