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daoism
reciprocity
legalism
mandate
acunpunture
nuclear family
extended family
hierarchy
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filialpiety
ethics
civil service
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Chinese Dynasties Crossword

Type
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

Chinese vocabulary Crossword

Type
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Description

warlord worlord
aristocrat aristocrat
ancestor ancestor
pictograph pictograph
ideograph ideograph
bureaucracy bureaucracy
hereditary hereditary
dao dao
mandate of heaven mandate of heaven
confucianism confucianism
daoism daoism
daoism daoism
legalism legalism
filial piety filial piety
censor censor
currency currency
civil service civil service
tenant farmer tenant farmer
acupuncture acupuncture

China crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A military commander exercising civil power by force, usually in a limited area Warlords
Chinese system of beliefs which describes the way a king must rule Dao
Having title or possession by reason of birth Hereditary
The study of the basic ideas about society, education, and right and wrong philosophy
A system of beliefs based on the teachings Confucius Confucianism
A chinese philosophy concerned with obtaining long life and living in harmony with nature Daoism
A Chinese philosophy that stressed the importance of laws Legalism
The responsibility children have to respect, obey, and care for theif parents Filial piety
Something, such as coins or paper money, that is used as a medium of exchange Currency
An official who watches others for correct behavior Censor
The administrative service of a government Civil service
A famer who works land owned by someone else and pays rent in cash or as a share of the crop Tenant farmer
Originally, a Chinese practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points to treat disease or relieve pain Acupuncture
The belief that the Chinese king's right to rule came from the gods Mandate of Heaven
A group of non-elected government officials Bureaucracy

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 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A military commander Warlord
A person someone is descended from Ancestor
The belief that the Chinese king’s right to rule came from the gods Mandate of Heaven
A symbol in writing system the represents a thing or an idea Ideograph
A system of belief based on the teaching of Confucius Confucianism
A non-elected government officials Bureaucracy
Chinese system of belief which describe the way a king must rule Dao
A member of an upper class of society Aristocrat
Having title or possession by reason of birth Hereditary
A Chinese philosophy concerned with obtaining long life and living in harmony with nature Daoism
A symbol in writing system that represents a living thing or an idea Pictograph
A Chinese philosophy that stressed the importance of laws Legalism
The administrative service of a government Civil Service
An official who watches others for correct behavior Censor
Something such a coins or paper money that is used as a medium of exchange Currency
A farmer who works land owned by someone else Tenant Farmer
A Chinese practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points to treat diease or relieve pain Acupuncture
The responsibility children have to respect,obey,and care for their parents Filial Piety

Ming Dynasty Crossword

Type
Crossword
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 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

Ancient China Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Dora The Explorer Word Search

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adonai
ahimsa
allah
brahama
caliph
caste
civil service exam
covenant
dharma
diaspora
dynasic cycle
eightfold path
filial piety
five pillars
four noble truths
golden rule
hajj
hijra
jihad
karma
mandate of heaven
martyr
messiah
moksha
mosque
muezzin
nirvana
prophet
reincarnation
sect
shiites
shira
shiva
sunni
ten commandents
vishnu
zealots