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Ancient China Word Search

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accupuncture
buddhism
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chang river
compass
confucius
dragon
dynasty
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five elements
great wall
han
haungdi
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mandate of heaven
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Ancient China Crossword Puzzle

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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

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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 Word Search

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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

China Crossword Answer Sheet

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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

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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

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

Shang Dynasty Word Search

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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

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. Daoism
Hanfeizi was the founder of the 3rd major philosophy in ancient China. Legalism
This means 'shaded' Yin
This means 'sunlit' Yang
The goal of Confucianism was a just and peaceful ..... society
He was the first emperor of China Qin Shihuangdi
Emperor Qin was greatly influenced by this philosophy. Legalism
Qin standardized these 3 things. money weights measures
This was built to protect the northern border of China The Great Wall of China
This means living away from one's country exile
It is said Qin executed 460 ......scholars Confucian
Emperor Qin ordered the burning of these Books
Qin was buried with this Terra cotta army

Ancient China Crossword

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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