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Who is a person who moves from place to place Nomad
Belief system based on Confucius’s teachings Confucanisim
A belief system from India believing the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama Buddhism
Belief system seeking harmony with nature Daoism
To bring a group together after division Reunify
Related to empire Imperial
Government split into departments Burecracy
Educated person with a government position Scholar official
Printers carved into wooden blocks Wood block printers
Movable printer Movable type
Hard white seramic also called china Porcelain
Means universal ruler Gengus khan
Gengis’s Grandson Kablai khan
A period of Mongul control Mongal acendency
A young traveler from Italy traveled the silk roads and made it to china Marco Polo
A great conplex of temples and palaces surrounded by a 35 foot wall Forbidden city
Means related to the sea Maritime
A payment by one country to another Tribute
He and his fleet sailed to Southeast Asia to India Arabia and africa Zheng he
Took advantage of Ming’s weakness and took over china Manchus

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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 India and China Crossword

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A numeral in a system of mathematics based on nine numerals and a zero Hindu-Arabic numeral
A religion based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who became known as the Buddha. Buddhism
A fortlike structure Citadel
Relating to beatuy Aesthetic
Actions that determine the caste into which a person will be reborn. Karma
A point at where a sudden change occurs Turningpoint
The science and technology of metals Metallurgy
A large area of land isolated from the rest of a continent by geographic features subcontinent
A seasonal wind Monsoon
A forklie structure citadel

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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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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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World Religions Crossword

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Founder of Christianity Jesus
Founder of Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Led Jews out of Egypt in the Exodus Moses
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Islamic name for god Allah
Many forms of one god; only polytheistic religion Hinduism
Ten commandments are the moral and religious code Judaism
Q'uran/ Koran Islam
one Islamic holy city Mecca
New Testament Christianity
Four Noble Truths and Eightfold Path Buddhism
Holy Book for Christians Bible
Spread Buddhism to Asia Asoka
Knowledge that all thoughts and actions result in future consequences Karma
another word for pilgrimage;____ to mecca hajj
Belief there is no supernatural Atheism
Worship of nature spirits Animism
Does not worship any god Non-theistic
Belief in one god Monotheism
Belief in more than one god Polytheism
Life and teachings of Jesus New Testament
Another name for Old Testament Torah
Judaism god Yahweh
Holy book of Hinduism Vedas
Rebirth based upon karma Reincarnation
Where Islam originated Middle East
Where HInduism originated and is found now India
Where Judaism is found now Israel
Another name for Judaism god Jehovah
Another holy city of Islam Medina

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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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Ancient Civilizations Crossword

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The river that flows through Ancient Egypt nile
The river that flows through Ancient India indus
The rivers that flow through Ancient Mesopotamia TigrisandEuphrates
The river that flows through Ancient China HuangHe
Means "land between two rivers" Mesopotamia
The large Middle East region where many prosperous civilizations used the rich soil for agriculture FertileCrescent
Skilled workers, like a carpenter or brick maker artisans
People who trade goods merchants
A large Sumerian temple used for religious worship ziggurat
Wedge-shaped writing used in Mesopotamia cuneiform
An independent city that has its own ruler, government, and name city-state
Nickname for river valleys Cradle of Civilization
Ancient Egyptian writing that uses symbols in lines hieroglyphics
The leader of Egypt who was also considered a god pharaoh
levels of people in society; wealth often = power socialclass
civilizations in Mesopotamia where city-states organized similar cultures Sumerian
The type of government that is led by religious leaders theocracy
The belief in only one god monotheism
The belief in more than one god polytheism
The list of religious and moral guidelines followed by the Hebrews tencommandments
The religion followed by the Hebrews judaism
The list of harsh laws and punishments used in Babylon in Mesopotamia hammurabiscode
The father of Judaism abraham
An artisan who has learned to write and read scribe
The Chinese belief that dead ancestors in heaven approve of their leaders MandateofHeaven
Family of rulers dynasty
Way of life culture
Complex culture civilization
Political system government
King or Queen; power by birth Monarch
cause of civilization agriculture
1st effect of civilization populationincrease
2nd effect of civilization specialization
3rd effect of civilization cities
Process of drying a dead body mummification
Tomb for Pharaohs pyramid
Rigid social class structure in India; born into & stay castesystem
Ancient trade route silkroad
Rich upper class aristocracy
Protection greatwall

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Classical East: Classical India and China Crossword

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Preserved Hindu traditions, Produced fine poems and drama, and made advances in mathematics, science, and medicine are all contributions of what Greek City-States
What became a closely guarded secret in China? Silk Production
Hinduism and Buddhism have a common belief in Reincarnation
The teachings of this man, China’s most influential scholar, are found in the Analects. Wudi
Which philosophy was the Qin ruler Shi Huangdi following when he burned “useless” books, created a forced labor, and murdered hundreds of scholars? Confucianism
What scientific concept did Indian astronomers prove long before Europeans did? Mars has moons
What did Wudi do to improve his system of bureaucracy? education for males
During the Gupta Empire, Indian civilization experienced advances in what? science-mathematics
One way in which Confucian teachings, the Ten Commandments, and the Eightfold Path in Buddhism were all similar was that they codes-moral behavior
What is one characteristic of the caste system in India? Equality of sexes
What influenced the development of the civil service exams and a belief in filial piety? Judaism
Which Chinese philosophy stressed that social order, harmony, and good government could be restored by organizing society? Daoism
In Buddhism, the release from selfishness and pain that comes from complete understanding is known as Nirvana
Buddhism and Hinduism are similar because they believe in? Spiritual Rebirth
To give up selfish human desires. Buddhists believe one should follow this Eightfold Path
These explain life’s meaning. They explain that pain and suffering is caused by human desires, such as the desire for material wealth and selfish pleasures. Four Noble Truths
The Mandate of Heaven comes from which Dynasty Zhou
The socio-religious system that developed in ancient India. Hinduism
The permanent and rigid social positions a person was born into. Caste system
Respect shown by children to their parents and elders. A key concept stressed in Confucianism Filial Piety
Empire in India that established a "Golden Age of Hindu Culture," an era marked by peace, stability and advancements in math, astronomy, medicine, the arts, literature and education. Invasions by the Huns would bring about its disintegration. Gupta Empire
Indian empire established by Chandragupta Mauryan Empire
Indo-European people who migrated into the Indian subcontinent around 1500 B.C. They introduced into Indian society a caste system and their sacred literature, the Vedas. Aryans

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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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