6th Grade Ancient China Review (Social Studies - China)

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6th Grade Ancient China Review (Social Studies - China)
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Vocabulary - loess, silk, dike, warlord, currency, extended family, philosophy, civil service, Emporer Wudi, The Great Wall, China geography, barriers, Huang River, Han Dynasty, Emporer Liu Bang, silk road,
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  1. What is Loess?
    • Loess is a yellow brown soil found in China.
  2. Define silk.
    • Silk is a valuable clothe made only in China.
  3. Why did the Chinese people build dikes?
    • The Chinese people built dikes to protect their land from flooding.
  4. What is a warlord?
    • A warlord is a local leader of an armed group.
  5. What is currency?
    • Currency is the type of money used by a group or nation.
  6. What is an extended family?
    • Extended family are closely related people of several generations.
  7. What is a Philosophy?
    • A philosophy is a system of beliefs and values.
  8. What does it mean to work in "civil service".
    • Civil service workers are people who carried out the work of the government.
  9. What were the teachings of Confucius used for?
    • The teachings of Confucius were used as basic training for the civil service in China.
  10. What did the physical geography around China do for China?
    • The physical geography around China created barriers between China and the outside world.
  11. Where did the first farming settlements in China form?
    • The first farming settlements in China formed along the rivers in China.  (much like the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt).
  12. What was the center of early Chinese society?
    Family was the center of early Chinese society.
  13. What did Confucius believe about people showing loyalty and respect within the family?
    Confucius believed that when people showed loyalty and respect within the family, the same values would spread to society as well.
  14. Could government jobs be held by poor young men?
    Yes, government jobs could be held by poor young men because the government examinations were based on the teachings of Confucius.
  15. What did Shi Huangdi do in order to control Chinese thought?
    Shi Huangdi outlawed the ideas of Confucius and others.
  16. What did the Chinese Emperor Wudi do to expand the Chinese Empire?
    • Chinese Emperor Wudi believed in conquering other lands to expand the Chinese empire.
  17. What did the Chinese invent during the Han Dynasty?
    During the Han Dynasty the Chinese invented paper.
  18. True or False....
    During the Han Dynasty, the influence of Confucianism grew because the rulers wanted to bring back respect for tradition.
    • True....
    • During the Han Dynasty, the influence of Confucianism grew because the rulers wanted to bring back respect for tradition.
  19. The Northern part of China is..... cool and dry.

    The Southern part of China is....warm and rainy.
  20. Why was Confucian philosophy important?
    Confucian philosophy was important because the teaching ruled so many aspects of Chinese life.
  21. True or False....
    Confucius believed that people in authority should set a good example by behaving well.
    • True...
    • Confucius believed that people in authority should set a good example by behaving well.
  22. What was one of Shi Huangdi's greatest achievements?
    • One of Shi Huangdi's greatest achievements was the construction of The Great Wall.
  23. Why was the Silk Road important?
    • The Silk Road was important because it was a trade route connecting China with the West.

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