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					    Yellow River, China
By Cameron Underhill, Nic Stolz, Emily Otten, Maddie
            Payne, and Chloee Maugile
                 Government
 Dynasty ruled

 Social pyramid

 Burial for elite had artifacts for afterlife
                      Laws
 Every Dynasty had their own set of laws

 Ancient Chinese torture

 There are many other methods of punishment
                Education
 Most kids didn’t get the chance to go to school

 Only boys could go to school

 Had to work on farms

 Might have to go live with relatives

 Schools in temples

 6:00 – 4:00
                       Lanuage

 The Offical Lanugage in china is Mandarin ! Standered chinese , the
  very name of ‘ Hanyu’ or ‘Putonghua’




 Mandarin Chinese is shaped and based on the Beijing dialect and
  other dialects spoken in the northern areas of China.


 English
      Language in Qinghai
 Most inhabitants understand and speak Mandarin.

 Local Han speak a regional variant of Chinese called
  Qinghaihua.

 A widespread of the provrinces have their own
  languages, including Dongxiang, Mongolian, Salar,
  Tibetan and Tu.

 The Amdo Tibetan dialect is spoken widely by Tibetans
  in the prefectures of northern and eastern Qinghai, while
  Kham Tibetan is spoken by Tibetans in Yushu prefecture
  in southern Qinghai.
                   Culture

 Astronomy



 Medicine



 Printing technique
             Father’s Roles

 Father was the head of the family.

 Age = wisdom – more respect.

 Chose amount of education.

 Arranged daughter’s marriage.

 Chose careers for the sons.
        Terracotta Warriors
 To protect Qin Shihuang’s grave.



 To help him rule in the afterlife.



 Warriors and horses.
       Economics & Trade
 Agriculture was important
 Main crops included barley, rice and millet
 Pigs and chicken were used for meat and horses for
  labor
 Invented the plow
 Made silk from silkworms
 Transported items on the river and silk road www.google.co.uk
                     Religion
                                           www.google.com

 Spirits inhabit everything
 Powerful dragon
 Shang Ti god
 Festivals – to honor different gods
 Buddhism became popular when the Han dynasty
  fell
 Legalism - political power, government
  administration and harsh laws
 Mahayana Buddhism – charity and kindness
                         Art
 Ceramic vases in the Shang Dynasty.



 Bronze castings – mined copper and tin ores.
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