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China

  1. 1. China<br />By: Hailey Ann Rovang<br />
  2. 2. Facts<br />The Great Wall of China is where the go when their under attack<br /> With nearly 4,000 of continuous history, China is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. <br />It has features of monotheism in that Heaven is seen as an omnipotent entity, endowed with personality but no corporeal form.<br />The Great Wall of China is 2,000 miles long.<br />The Chinese people exercise on the Great Wall of China.<br />
  3. 3. Sports<br />It is inevitable that with such a long history China should have developed several unique and traditional sports and pastimes.<br />They play soccer over there and they have tournaments even games.<br />
  4. 4. Language<br />Most languages in China belong to the Sino-Tibetan language family, spoken by 29 ethnicities.<br />There are between seven and thirteen main regional groups of Chinese (depending on classification scheme), of which the most spoken, by far, is Mandarin (about 850 million), followed by Wu (90 million), Cantonese (yue)(70 million) and Min (50 million).<br />The ancient written standard was Classic Chinese. It was used for thousands of years, but was mostly reserved for scholars and intellectuals.<br />
  5. 5. Celebrations<br />Legal holidays in China are New Year (January 1st), a national one-day holiday; Spring Festival (New Year by the lunar calendar), a national three-day holiday; International Working Women's Day (March 8th); Tree Planting Day (March 12th); International Labor Day (May 1st), a national one-day holiday; Chinese Youth Festival (May 4th); International Children's Day (June 1st); Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) (August 1st); Teacher's Day (September 10th); and National Day (October 1st), a national two-day holiday.<br />
  6. 6. Culture<br />The area in which the culture is dominant covers a large geographical region in eastern Asia with customs and traditions varying greatly between towns, cities and provinces.<br />It hardly ever rains there at all.<br />
  7. 7. Restaurants<br />First broadcast in the United States on May 23, 1991, the episode gained a Nielsen rating of 11.7/21.<br />
  8. 8. Food<br />They eat like rice noodles and sometimes greasy stuff but for soup they like to eat egg soup.<br />Most of the people in China eat with chop sticks its easy for them to eat with chop sticks because its like you and me we were taught how to eat with spoon, fork, and knife.<br />
  9. 9. Styles of clothing<br />Han Chinese clothing is presently worn only as a part of historical reenactment, festivals, hobby, coming of age/rote of passage ceremonies, ceremonial clothing worn by religious priests, or cultural exercise and can be frequently seen on Chinese television series, films and other forms of media entertainment.<br />
  10. 10. History<br />Chinese civilization originated in various regional centers along both the Yellow River and the Yangtze River valleys in the Neolithic era, but the Yellow River is said to be the Cradle of Chinese Civilization.<br />

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