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Name 5 achievement made from the Chinese civilization
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List 4 physical features of China
Himalaya mountains (supplied food, water, and protection)
Yellow River (carries rich yellow silt)
Gobi Desert (protection)
How has China's geography affected the location of its early civilization?
Only 10% of land was fertile for farming
Only one child per family
Majority of people lived in the east for rivers
What isolated China from other parts of Asia?
Mountains, deserts, plateau, and seas.
Describe the political and social structure of china
Kings and Priests
Aristocrats and landowners
Peasants and farmers
Merchants and artisans
Describe the basic principle of the Mandate of Heaven
claim that the chinese king of the zhou dynasty had direct authority to rule from the gods in heaven.
What happened after the Zhou dynasty collapsed?
The kingdom was divided into several small territories which evolved into powerful starts which challenged Zhou rulers. Civil war broke out.