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    • Dynasties during 3200 BCE - 600BCE Xia (2100 BCE-1650 BCE) Shang (1650 BCE – 1027 BCE) Early Zhou (1027 BCE – 256 BCE)
    • Da Yu of Xia Dynasty Taming of the flood with dredging method Yellow River = beginning of agriculture Established Xia dynasty
    • Fu Hao of Shang Dynasty Leader of the army in Shang dynasty noble women vs. poor women status in society = power writing = unity and class
    • King Zhou of Shang Dynasty Last monarch of Shang Abused the power Shang army’s assistance example of Mandate of Heaven
    • King Wen of Zhou Dynasty Promoted Mandate of Heaven justification of dynastic cycles power structure of civilization money = power
    • Author of Book of Songs wrote first book of poems in Zhou Dynasty balance in social structure kings, farmers
    • What is the mandateof heaven?
    • What role doeswriting play in thesecivilizations?
    • Who was DaYu?
    • What was the role ofwomen in Chinesecivilizations?
    • DUCK OR NODUCK?