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Transcript of China3

  • 1. Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua,NY

2. Peking Man(750,000 500,000 BCE)Sinanthropuspekinesis 3. Yellow River Civilization 4. Neolithic Pottery 3000 BCE to2000 BCE 5. The 4 Old-WorldRiver Valley Cultures 6. Pan-Gu: Mythical Creator of the Universe 7. Chung Kuo(The Middle Kingdom) 8. Yu, the Great Founderof the Hsia 9. Huangdi Emperor The YellowEmperor. Legend has it thathe ruled for over100 years. Associated with theinvention ofwheeled vehicles,ships, armor,pottery, andsilk-making. 10. Emperor Fuxi Mythical Hsiaruler. Taught theChinese howto read andwrite,according tolegend. 11. Hsia Plaque, 1700 BCE 12. Bronze Age Empires 13. Shang: 1523-1028 BCE 14. Oracle Bones 15. Oracle Bones Calendar 16. The Evolution of Chinese Writing during the ShangPictographsSemantic-Phonetics 17. Axe Scepter 1100 BCE - jadeCeremonial Dagger 1028 BCE 18. Shang Urn 19. Shang Bronzes 20. Ritual Wine Vessel bronze,13c BCE 21. Western Zhou:1027-771 BCE 22. Eastern Zhou: 771-256 BCE 23. Ritual Food Vessel, bronze 11c BCE (Western Zhou) 24. Pendant of a Dancer - jade3c BCE (Eastern Zhou) 25. Ritual Wine Vessel 4cbronze, silver, gold, copper 26. Zhou Coins - bronze 27. Tien Ming The Mandate of Heaven1.The leader must lead by ability and virtue.2.The dynastys leadership must be justified by succeeding generations.3.The mandate could be revoked by negligence and abuse; the will of the people was important. 28. Start here A new The emperorreforms the govt. dynasty & makes it morecomes to power.efficient. Lives of commonEmperor ispeople improved;defeated !!taxes reduced;Rebel bands find Thefarming encouraged. DynasticProblems begin strong leader who (extensive wars,unites them.invasions, etc.)Attack the emperor. Poor lose respect for govt.Cycle Taxes increase; men forced toThey join rebels work for army.& attack landlords.Farming neglected.Droughts,Govt. increases floods, spending;famines occur. corruption.