Ancient China - Ancient China Top 10 1. Yu the Great-...

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1. Yu the Great- stopped Yellow River from flooding 2. Shang Dynasty- Known for Oracle bones (1 st recorded writing in China), Oracle bones calendar (lunar system), Evolution of Chinese writing- pictographs, Ancestor worship (1st to record it),Weapon development 3. Mandate of Heaven- the way china was ruled. Leader- virtuous Leadership justified by succeeding generations Could be revoked by negligence/ abuse 4. Dynastic Cycle- shows the life and death of a dynasty 5. Zhou Civil War- Better weapons, communication systems lead to this, Spur for Confucius to learn how to make stability 6. Confucius- Teacher/ editor of books, Organize social interactions based on status, age, gender, Wrote “The Analects” to teach his ideas about good government 7. Shi Huangd-Qin Dynasty 221 - 206 BCE : Legalized rule, Bureaucratic administration, centralized control, military expansion, book burnings, targeted Confucius's, buried protestors alive. Standardized law, space, and money. Improved traits from previous dynasties.
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