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Ancient China. Shang & Zhou China. 1650-1027 BCE SMALL kINGDOMS. 1027-256 B fEUDALISM. Huang He River aka Yellow River aka River of Sorrows. Shang China. Ancient Characters. Modern Characters. Zhou Government. Mandate of Heaven – gods grant the right to rule to a dynasty - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Ancient China

Ancient ChinaShang & Zhou China1650-1027 BCESMALL kINGDOMS1027-256 BfEUDALISM

Huang He River aka Yellow River aka River of Sorrows

Shang ChinaAncient CharactersModern Characters

Zhou GovernmentMandate of Heaven gods grant the right to rule to a dynastyDynastic Cycle rise and fall of dynasties (ruling families)

Chinese Religion & PhilosophyShang Ti ruled over the other gods.Priests acted as intermediaries between humans and the gods.Veneration (respect) of ancestors because deceased relatives would intervene with the gods on your behalf.Household gods oversee activities in the home.Taoism/DaoismConfucianismLegalism Chinas AccomplishmentsShangZhouSilk MakingBronze ToolsCharactersOracle Bones Questions written on bones or tortoise shellsAstronomyIron Tools & WeaponsUse of MoneyFirst BooksSoybeansOracle Bone

Shang Art

Shang Elephant

Zhou Art

Zhou Art