History Exam: Semester I (Ancient China)

History Exam: Semester I (Ancient China)

Legalism
A core belief in the need to force people to behave properly through restrictive laws was
Qin
The first fully unified imperial government in Chinese history was that of the
Yellow and Yangtze Rivers
Ancient Chinese civilizations originated in the valleys of the
Qin Shi Huangdi’s policies created internal weaknesses that caused his empire to fail.
The most significant explanation for the fall of the Qin dynasty is that
Merit
Although not technically rejecting aristocratic rule, Confucius believed that a primary basis for granting the right to participate in government should be
Male-dominated nature of ancient life
A primary factor that contributed to the significant role of family in Chinese life was the
It’s ideographical and symbolic format
What makes the Chinese written language unique?
Shang
What Dynasty is attributed with creating the Chinese language?
Qin
Which Dynasty began building the Great Wall of China?
Liu Pang (Bang)
Who was the first leader of the Han Dynasty?
The Warring Period
A time where political states were fighting one another, trying to become the next leader.
Qin Dynasty
The Empire dynasty to promote the ideas of Legalism.
Han Dynasty
Simply known as the “The Golden Dynasty”
Shang Dynasty
The first Dynasty that had a focus on religious belief in Heaven.
Zhou Dynasty
The longest lasting Dynasty.
1. Xia Dynasty/ 2. Shang Dynasty/ 3. Zhou Dynasty/ 4. Qin Dynasty/ 5. Han Dynasty
Order of Dynasties