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Asian notes from 12/5/11
What country is China really close to in size?
What are the two main divisions of China?
What are the 3 divisions of Arid China?
What was the main religion of old Tibet?
How high is the area that is Tibet on average?
3 miles high
What do they herd a lot in Tibet?
What significant geographical features are a part of the Sin-Kiang Province?
The Tiran Basin
Where in China do they do a lot of nuclear testing?
the Tocklamakin Desert
What resource do they have in the SIn-Kiang Province?
Where area of China did the Chinese silk route go through?
the Sin-Kiang Province
How were so many things perserved in teh Sin-Kiang Province?
it's so hot and dry there
Where in China do they keep a lot of their nuclear bombs?
What desert in China is one of the most severe deserts in the world?
the Gobi Desert
What kind of desert is the Gobi Desert?
a cool desert
What is the temperture range of a cool desert?
below zero at night
up to 120 degrees in the heat of the day
how many times more population does China have than America?
4 times more
How much of China is actually liveable?
What different countries have controlled Manchuria?
What city is one of the greatest industrial cities in China? and what area is it in?
What product is really big for the Chinese?
soy for their protein
soy oil for theit plastics
What area is Manchuria like in the states?
What is North China like in the States?
Why is North China pretty cosmopolitan?
because the capital is there
What is the cultural hearth of China?
the Wang Ho river valley
What area is the yellow river in?
What is the South China Hills like in America?
the southeastern portion
What do they grow in the South China Hills?
Where is the Yang Zi river?
South China Hills
What is the name of the biggest dam complex in China?
3 gorge dam
in the Red Basin
What is the area called that is 3 large industrial cities that all grew together?
Who is the number one country holding our debt?
Who is the number 2 country holding our debt?
When does history start?
When the language is written down
When does Chinese history officially start?
What objects did the Chinese first write on?
What Chinese dynasty is as far back as history officially goes?
the Shang Dynasty
What dynasty do we know existed because the Shang Dynasty talked about?
What dynasty comes after the Shang Dynasty?
the Chou Dynasty
What Jesuit Priest Romanized the Chinese language?
How many tones do the Chinese have?
How long did the Chou Dynasty last?
What period was going on during 500 BC in China?
the warring period
What was the warring period known for?
being the most stimulating period for philosophy and religion
What is the warring period also known as?
the age of 100 philosophies
What Chinese figure existed during the warring period?
How many books did Confucius write?