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The yellow river was also called the ___.
The yellow river is ___ miles long and starts in ____.
The yellow river deposits fertile light colored soil called ___.
The yellow river had periodic flooding that was called "___"
The prehistoric society called the Yangshao.
___ to ___ BCE
- 5000 to 3000
The earliest dynasties
(The Xia was founded by ___ who mastered and controlled ____.)
King Yu, flooding
The earliest dyanasties
(Bronze metallurgy was introduced in the ___ dynasty)
What were the three earliest dynasties?
Xia, Shang, Zhou
The Shang Dynasty used state monopoly in which they ____.
The Shang dynasty used ____ chariots and _____ vehicles.
horse drawn, wheeled
The Shang dynasty has ___ armies.
The Shang dynasty has a political organization with a network of _____ that were ____ to center
fortified cities, loyal
The Shang dyanasty had _____ towns.
Shang Dynasty burial practices
(____ social structure)
Shang dynasty burial practices
(sacrificial victims were usually ____)
slaves, wives, servants, friends and hunting companions
The Zhou Dynasty
(No ___codes, rule by ___. Mandate of _____ which meant _____)
law, decree, heaven heavenly powers were granted the right to govern
(____ of villages opposed to Shang leagership lead to ___ of authority)
(Development of cheap ___ weaponry ends Shang monopoly on ___.)
(had an early ___ economy)
Decline of Zhou Dynasty
(Decentralized leadership allows for ____ of ____ powers. Increasing local independence, refusal to pay zhou taxes)
Decline of the Zhou Dynasy
(___ metallurgy allows for widespread ___ of weaponry)
Decline of Zhou dynasty
(___ invaders weaken Zhou dynasy)
Decline of Zhou Dynasy
(what was the period of the warring states)(Who eventually takes over)
between 403 and 221 BCE when local authorities were fighting for power, Qin dynasty
What are oracle bones?
instruments used by fortune tellers in ancient china
(Who was Confusious)
(what was the book of changes)
manual for divination
What was the book of history?
the history of the Zhou