Yellow River, China
By Cameron Underhill, Nic Stolz, Emily Otten, Maddie
Payne, and Chloee Maugile
Burial for elite had artifacts for afterlife
Every Dynasty had their own set of laws
Ancient Chinese torture
There are many other methods of punishment
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
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.
Language in Qinghai
Most inhabitants understand and speak Mandarin.
Local Han speak a regional variant of Chinese called
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.
Father was the head of the family.
Age = wisdom – more respect.
Chose amount of education.
Arranged daughter’s marriage.
Chose careers for the sons.
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
Invented the plow
Made silk from silkworms
Transported items on the river and silk road www.google.co.uk
Spirits inhabit everything
Shang Ti god
Festivals – to honor different gods
Buddhism became popular when the Han dynasty
Legalism - political power, government
administration and harsh laws
Mahayana Buddhism – charity and kindness
Ceramic vases in the Shang Dynasty.
Bronze castings – mined copper and tin ores.