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traverses
spatial
restoration
parapets
nomadic
kilns
heritage
fortification
domesticating
crenellated
carbon dating
brutal

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The Great Wall of China Crossword

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Name of the family who ordered the Wall to be built Ming
Family that passes power from one generation to the next dynasty
A deep wide trench, usually filled with water, surrounding a castle or structure moat
Chinese character that means "city" and "wall" cheng
Person or tribe that has no permanent home but moves about from place to place nomad
A government ruled by an emperor empire
Chinese word meaning to kneel and touch the forehead to the ground in homage kowtow
Respectful acknowledgement homage
Means "Tiger Mountain" in Chinese Hushan
Walls where soldiers fought enemies battlements
Method of wall-building hangtu
A deep ditch which can serve as a shelter from enemy fire or attack trench
Type of rock that was used to build the Great Wall granite
Province in China where worker goats come from Shandong
An oven used for baking bricks kiln
Most famous part of the Great Wall. Part of is held up by rocks. Badaling
Leader who said, "Let us love our country and restore our Great Wall." Xiaoping
Chinese for "mountain barrier" ShanXian
A historical, religious or other record cut or written on stone inscription
Someone who robs by force plunderer

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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

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The Great Wall of China Word Search

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BATTLEMENTS
HOMAGE
INSCRIPTION
CHENG
XIAOPING
HANGTU
NOMAD
SHANXIAN
KILN
DYNASTY
GRANITE
MOAT
EMPIRE
MING
HUSHAN
KOWTOW
SHANDONG
BADALING
TRENCH
PLUNDERER

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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

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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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Qin Dynasty Crossword

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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

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Social Studies Vocabulary Crossword

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The man who restored China to its glory. Tang Taizong
The woman leader of China. Wu Zhao
Made printing easier. Movable Type
A class of powerful, well-to-do people. Gentry
Nomads who herd domestic animals. Pastoralists
Nomads traveling together in kinship groups. Clans
The "Universal Ruler" of the Mongol clans. Genghis Khan
Mongol Peace. Pax Mongolica
The Grandson of Genghis Khan. Kublai Khan
A young Venetian trader Marco Polo
A religion meaning "Way of the Gods". Shinto
Loyal warriors. Samurai
Meaning "The way of the Warrior". Bushido
Meaning "Supreme General of the Emperor's Army". Shogun
The main power on the Southeast Asia mainland for Centuries. Khmer Empire
One of the worlds greates architectural achievements. Angkor Wat
A Dynasty that lasted 4 1/2 centuries. Koryu Dynasty

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Ceramics Crossword Puzzle

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All ceramic wear fired between 2,100 and 2,300 degrees. Stoneware
A low fired clay body. Glazed pottery is fired to a temperature of 1,830 - 2,010 degrees Fahrenheit. Available in red or also white. Earthenware
White stoneware, made from clay prepared from feldspar, china clay, flint and whiting. Porcelain
A furnace of refractory clay bricks for firing pottery and for fusing glass. Kiln
A device with either a manual (foot powered) or an electric rotating wheel head used to sit at and make pottery forms. Potters Wheel
Technique to move the clay in to a symmetrical rotating axis in the middle of a wheel head so you can throw it. Centering
A flat disc made out of plaster, wood, or plastic which is affixed to the wheel head with clay or pins. Bats are used to throw pieces on that would be difficult to lift off the wheel head. Bat
A revolving wheelhead which sits on a pedestal base. It is turned by hand and used for finishing or decorating pottery. Banding Wheel
Pottery which has been fired once, without glaze, to a temperature just before vitrification Bisque
Completely air dried clay. Bone Dry
Alumina + silica + water. Clay
A piece of clay rolled like a rope, used in making pottery. Coil
Pushing the clay down and together, forcing the particles of clay closer. Compress
Pyrometric - A pyramid composed of clay and glaze, made to melt and bend at specific temperatures. It is used in a kiln to determine the end of a firing or in some electric kilns it shuts off a kiln setter. Cone
A thin coating of glass. An impervious silicate coating, which is developed in clay ware by the fusion under heat of inorganic materials. Glaze
Unfired pottery. Ready to be bisque fired. Greenware
Stage of the clay between plastic and bone dry. Clay is still damp enough to join it to other pieces using slip. For example, this is the stage handles are applied to mugs. Leather Hard
A small observation hole in the wall or door of a kiln. Peephole
Firing with reduced oxygen in the kiln. Reduction
Pressed or rolled flat sections of clay used in hand building. Slab
Clay mixed with water with a mayonnaise consistency. Used in casting and decoration. Slip
Creating ceramic shapes on the potter’s wheel. Throwing
A method of kneading clay to make it homogenous by cutting and rolling. Wedging
The firing of pottery to the point of glossification. Vitrification

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The Silk Road Word Search

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Renaissance
Islam
Clan
Feudal Systam
Zhang Qian
Great Wall
Dragoman
Camel
Caravanserais
Oasis
Silk Road
Nomadic
Caravan
Marco Polo
Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan
Printing Press
Buddhism
Han Dynasty
Market Economy

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Cold War Vocabulary Crossword

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Policy created by George Kennan Containment
Economic plan to rebuild wartorn Europe Marshall Plan
Military alliance between several North American and European nations NATO
Defense treaty between the Soviet Union and its satellite nations Warsaw Pact
Theory regarding the spread of Communism Domino Theory
Invasion sponsored by President Kennedy to instigate an uprising in Cuba Bay of Pigs
Competition between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. over dominance of space Space Race
Conflict between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. regarding Soviet missiles in Cuba and American missiles in Turkey Cuban Missile Crisis
South Vietnamese supporters of Northern Vietnamese communism Viet Cong
Communist leader in China who attempted massive cultural, industrial, and economic reforms Mao Zedong
Brutal communist regime in Cambodia Khmer Rouge
Set of treaties regarding armament control SALT Accords
Policy of segregation in South Africa Apartheid
Historic wall in Germany, symbolizing a division between the East and the West Berlin Wall
Method of peacefully bypassing the blockade in Berlin to deliver supplies Berlin Airlift
Soviet response to the Marshall Plan which largely failed COMECON
Policy of stockpiling more and more weapons to prevent the enemy from attacking Deterrence
Elected leader of the Soviet Union in 1955 Khrushchev
Groups of collectivized farms in China during the economic reform period Communes
Name of a program intended to implement massive reforms in China in a short amount of time Great Leap Forward
Practical-minded Chinese leader who sought to improve relations with the rest of the world Deng Xiaoping
Form of fighting using substitutes instead of going directly to war Proxy Wars
Archbishop from El Salvador who spoke out against poverty and injustice Oscar Romero
Term given to an atmosphere of constant revolutionary fervor Permanent Revolution
Doctrine created to counter Soviet geopolitical growth, especially in Greece & Turkey Truman Doctrine

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