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is the second-longest river in China, after the Yangtze River, and the sixth-longest river system in the world at the estimated length of 5,464 km. yellow river
is a large-scale downfaulted rift basin formed in the late Paleogene and Neogene and then modified by the deposits of the Yellow River north china plan
is the first dynasty in traditional Chinese historiography xia dynasty
was a Chinese dynasty that ruled in the middle and lower Yellow River valley the shang dynasty
It's known for its dunes, mountains and rare animals such as snow leopards and Bactrian camels gobi desert
is the longest river in Asia, the third-longest in the world and the longest in the world to flow entirely within one country yangtze river
Confucius, arguably the most influential Chinese philosopher ever philosopher
was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty zhou dynasty
the right of self-government in a state or country autonomy
is a human who is perceived to be either uncivilized or primitive Barbaric
is a strong leader able to exercise military, economic, and political control over a subnational territory warlords
was a series of major military efforts by the Mongol Empire to invade China proper mongols
was the first dynasty of Imperial China, lasting from 221 to 206 BC the qin dynasty
was the second imperial dynasty of China, established by the rebel leader Liu Bang and ruled by the House of Liu the han dynasty
was an imperial dynasty of China that ruled from 618 to 907, with an interregnum between 690 and 705 the tang dynasty
officially the Great Ming, was the ruling dynasty of China from 1368 to 1644 following the collapse of the Mongol-led Yuan dynasty the ming dynasty
was a short-lived imperial dynasty of China of pivotal significance the sui dynasty
officially the Great Yuan, was a successor state to the Mongol Empire the yuan dynasty
was an imperial dynasty of China that began in 960 and lasted until 1279 the song dynasty
sometimes distinguished as the Sima Jin or the Two Jins, was a Chinese dynasty traditionally dated from 266 to 420 AD the jin dynasty

Vocabulary - Ancient China Crossword

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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

Shang Dynasty Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Yellow river valley
Zhou
Tang shang
Bronze
King tang
China
Emperors
Liu xin
Tai wu
Imperial
Ancient china
Shang dynasty
Shang di
Chinese
Monarchy
calender
Six hundred years

Ming Dynasty Crossword

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Description

(1371-1433?) Chinese naval explorer who sailed along most of the coast of Asia, Japan, and half way down the east coast of Africa before his death. Zheng He
(1368- 1644) Chinese Dynasty that followed the Mongols. The Ming moved China's capital to Beijing, and ruled for 300 years of peace and prosperity. Ming Dynasty
Became the capital of China during the Ming Dynasty because of its centralized location Beijing
A walled section of Beijing that encloses the palace that was formerly the residence of the emperor of China. Forbidden City
Practice of government employment based on competitive examinations and merit Civil Service System
meaning "brilliant", Chinese dynasty that succeeded the Mongol Yuan dynasty in 1368 led by Hongwu and fell to the Manchu Qing dynasty in 1644 Ming
nomadic people from a grasslands north of Korea who established the Qing dynasty in China in 1644 Manchu
meaning "pure", last of the Chinese dynasties, founded by the Manchu in 1644 that fell in 1911 Qing
1661-1722, Qing emperor who defeated the Mongols in 1696 and strengthened Chinese infrastructure Kangxi
Who started the ming dynasty? hongwu
hongwu's improvement in agriculture increased _____ _____ & improved irrigation
hongwu's improvement in agriculture increased rice production & improved _____ irrigation
hongwu decided to return to _____ _____ _____, like filial piety confucianmoralstandards
hongwu decided to return to confucian moral standards, like ____ _____ filialpiety
High-sterned, with projecting bow, classic Chinese sailing vessel of ancient unknown origin, still in wide use. Junks
One of the foundational virtue of Confucianism, it characterizes the bearing and behaviour that a paradigmatic human being exhibits in order to promote a flourishing human community. Humaneness
Formal social roles and institutions that the ancients had abstracted from cosmic models to order communal life. Ritual Consciousness

Ancient China Word Search

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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

China Crossword Answer Sheet

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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

China Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Ancient China Crossword

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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

Ancient China Crossword Puzzle

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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

Chinese Dynasties Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Dynasty in which the Confucian civil service exam was first used Sui
Last of the Chinese dynasties Ching
System of political and ethical-sociopolitical teachings Confucianism
network of trade and foreign relations between China and its tributaries (2 words) Tribute System
Naval explorer during the Ming Dynasty Zheng He
invaded China beginning in the 13th century and later founded their own dynasty Mongols
mythical animal that served as the symbol of Chinese rulers Dragon
dynasty in which movable type was invented Song
foreign rulers of the Ching Dynasty Manchu
ancient Chinese belief that emperors were granted the right to rule by heaven (3 words) Mandate of Heaven
Empress who ruled with absolute power during the Zhou dynasty Wu
philosophy that emphasizes order above all other human concerns Legalism
type of exam required for state bureaucrats (2 words) Civil Service

Qin Dynasty Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The first Qin Emperor Qin Shihuagandi
Dynasty after the Zhou Dynasty Qin Dynasty
Shihuagdi extended the borders of Chine to this river Yuan River
these were found in Shihuangdi's burial Terra-cotta army
A total character that distinguishes an individual from others Individuality
How many figures were in the clay army Six thousand
Nomadic people of north China Xiongnu
Shihuangdi strengthened this system of walls and linked them together Great wall of China
This system was adopted as the official ideology Legalism
A set of beliefs Ideology
How many divisions was the central bureaucracy divided into Three
Part of the Chinese bureaucracy that made sure government officials were doing their jobs Censorate
The first and last Qin Emperor Shihuangdi
Put into action Instituted
Dynasty after the Qin Dynasty Han Dynasty
Shihuangdi died in this year 210bc
Greatest area of conflict for China Northern frontier
The people of the north mastered the art of Horseback
The government in power Regime
If found quilty of wrongdoing you get.. Executed
What directly followed the Qin Dynasty Civil war
What was the great wall built with at first Loose stone
Who did Shihuangdi successfully hole back for a few years Nomads
What did the Qin Dynasty change for china Politics
Who did Shihuangdi anger Chinese