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person who moves from place to place nomad
Belief system based on the ideas of Confucius. Confucianism
Religion started in India from the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
Belief system that seeks harmony with nature and inner feelings Daoism
To bring a group together after it has been divided Reunify
Related to an Empire Imperial
Government that is divided into departments bureaucracy
An educated person with a government position scholar-official
Carved wooden blocks with enough characters to print entire pages wood-block printing
small block of metal or wood with a single raised character movable type
Hard white ceramic often called china porcelain
The period of time when the Mongols controlled all of central Asia Mongol Ascendancy
A great complex of palaces and temples, surrounded by 35-foot-high walls in the center of Beijing. Forbidden City
Related to the sea. Maritime
A payment made by one country to another as a sign of respect. Tribute

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Tang Dynasty Crossword

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relating to an empire or emperor imperial
a system of departments and agencies that carry out work of a government bureaucracy
an educated person with a government position scholar-official
a printing system developed by the ancient Chinese, in which wood blocks were carved with enough characters to print entire pages wood-block printing
a small block of metal or wood with a single raised character, used for printing texts movable type
a hard white ceramic material, often called china porcelain
a belief system based on moral virtues and ethics of Confucius that flourished throughout the Tang Dynasty Confucianism
A common crop that had increased both China’s wealth and its population through the yearly harvest rice
a currency printed by the government that was lighter to carry than coins that had helped make trade easier paper money
a river that was near the Tang Imperial that helped i increase in transportation and trade Wei River

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The Mongolian Empire Crossword

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one of several separate territories into which Genghis Khan’s empire was split, each under the rule of one of his sons Khanates
a revised form of Confucianism that evolved as a response to Buddhism and held sway in China from the late Tang dynasty to the end of the dynastic system in the twentieth century NeoConfucianism
a ceramic made of fine clay baked at very high temperatures Porcelain
What influenced artists to find the "way" in nature? Daoism
What type of people were the Mongols? Pastoral
People of an empire that originated out of the steppes of Eurasia that grew to become the largest empire in the world's history. Mongols
A person whose lifestyle consists of hunting, gathering, and moving from one place to another Nomad
a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement barbarian
grassland plains without trees steppes
(ruled 1206-1227) name means "Universal Ruler," led a fierce Mongol army, best known for his military campaigns Genghis Khan
the area that the khan ruled Khanate
people who lived off of domesticated herds and followed herds to grazing pastures Pastoralists
grandchild of Genghis Khan, became Great Khan of Mongol Empire in 1260, completed conquest of China, created the Yuan Dynasty in China, ruled the Great Khanate, increased foreign trade, was ruler when Marco Polo arrived in China Kublai Khan
Venetian traveler who explored Asia in the 13th century and served Kublai Khan (1254-1324) Marco Polo
What major technology brought by the Europeans greatly increased the Mongols strength Firearms
Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405) Tamerlane
An extensive interconnected network of trade routes The silk road
Too much spending on foreign conquests, corruption at court, and growing internal instability plagued what dynasty? Mongol Dynasty
Who ended the Mongol dynasty? Zhu Yuanzhang
What belief influenced the portrayal of humans as insignificant in the midst of nature Daoism
Who perfected the making of porcelain? Tang artisans
medicine man or wizard, people believed he had the power to summon spirits and cure the sick. Shamans
The ___________needle and thread take the place of brush and ink, while pieces of silk and brocade are transformed into areas of color. Embroidery
Empty spaces were left in the paintings because in the ______ _______, one cannot know the whole truth Daoist vision
During the Song and Mongol dynasties,__________ __________ was a major cultural development. Landscape Painting

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China Crossword

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A set of beliefs based on the teachings of Confucius Confucianism
a religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Guatama Buddhism
a belief system based on the teachings of Laozi Daoism
one of the longest of China’s major dynasties Han empire
first emperor of China's Sui Dynasty emperor Wen
was preceded by the Sui Dynasty tang dynasty
short-lived Chinese dynasty that unified the country after four centuries of fragmentation Sui dynasty
"the Buddha" Siddhartha Gautama
founder of the Sui dynasty Yang Jian
greatest of the Chinese scholars Ban Zhao
the final Han emperor Xian Di
Jin dynasty Daoist and alchemist Qin Ling

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Chinese Dynasties Crossword

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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

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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

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China Crossword

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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

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Ming Dynasty Crossword

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(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

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Ancient China Vocab Contract Word Search

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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

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Ancient civilizations Crossword

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The land between two rivers Mesopotamia
The artificial application of water to land to help the production of crops Irrigation
Two violent rivers in Mesopotamia Tigris and Euphrates
Form of writing mesopotamians used Cuneiform
Known for law code Hammurabi
Sequence of rulers from the same family Dynasty
Belief in one or many gods Polytheistic
Belief in one God Monotheistic
Religion created by Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
Common religion of India Hinduism
Cities laid out in a grid system Advanced cities
Egyptian writing system Hieroglyphics
Longest river in the world Nile river
Created the worlds first empire Sargon
Eye for an eye tooth for an tooth Law code
Self contained government City state
Famous piece of literature Epic of Gilgamesh

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PRINTMAKING Crossword

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The surface upon which an image is created. It can be made of linoleum, wood, metal, etc. Plate
A roller used to transfer ink to the block or plate. Brayer
Usually tacky and thick, coloring matter is composed of pigment. Ink
Tool used to apply pressure by hand with which to transfer the image from the plate to the paper. baren
Printmaking process where the image is printed from a raised surface that is produced by cutting away the non-image from the block usually made of wood or linoleum. Relief
Printmaking process in which paper is pressed into depressed lines made by acid etching or by scratching with a sharp tool. The depressed lines are filled with ink via wiping and transferred onto paper via a press. Intaglio
Knives used to carve ‘non-image’ areas from a wood or linoleum block. Gouge
Set of prints that are identical, signed and numbered. Edition
A metal or wooden plate with a raised edge on each end (opposite sides) to hold the plate while carving. Also used to hold ink as you use the brayer. Bench Hook
The actual picture the artist makes from a printmaking process. Print
A device used by a fine art printmaker to produce prints one copy at a time. It applies pressure between paper and an inked plate. Printing press
Printing process made by forcing ink through a stencil attached to a woven mesh. Silkscreen
Kind of intaglio print made by using acid to bite grooves into the metal printing plate. Etching

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