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China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
China Cheat Sheet Part 1   Web
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  • 1. December 16, 2009 Warm Up: Complete the in your life on the back of the three Philosophies paper. China Review of the Cheat Sheet Homework: Super Study Strategies & Study
  • 2.
    • Himalayan Mountains
    • Yellow Sea
    • East China Sea
    • South China Sea
    • Taiwan
    • Chang Jiang (Yangtze River) – Draw it in
    • Huang He (Yellow River) – Draw it in
    • Altay Mountains – Draw it in
    • Gobi Desert
    • Altun Mountains – Draw it in
    • Plateau of Tibet
  • 3. How did the natural defenses help China in all military conflicts?
    • Mountains protected it from many invaders on the north, west and the southwest
    • The Gobi Desert protected it on the Northeast
  • 4. What was the man-made defense that helped China?
  • 5.
    • Dynasty
    • A group of appointed officials who are responsible for different areas of the government
    2. Aristocrat B. The way kings were expected to rule (with fairness) 3. Pictograph C. Formal order 4. Ideograph D. Noble whose wealthy came from owning land 5. Bureaucracy E. A character that joins two or more pictographs to represent an idea 6. Mandate F. A line of rulers from the same family 7. Dao G. A character that stands for another object 8. Social class H. Children’s respect for their parents and older relatives, an important part of Confucian beliefs 9. Filial Piety I. Chinese practice of easing pain by sticking thin needles into patient’s skin 10. Legalism J. Chinese philosophy that taught that humans are naturally evil and therefore need to be ruled by harsh laws 11. Acupuncture K. A group of people who share a similar position in society
  • 6. In ancient and modern day China many people hold their past ancestors in a place of honor and still make “sacrifices” to them.
  • 7. Confucianism
    • Founder: Confucius
    • Philosophy: Put the community before yourself and strive hard to better your world . To do so you must respect your ancestors and your elders. Have manners and follow the “Golden Rule ” to do unto others as you would have done to you.
  • 8. Daoism/Taoism
    • Founder: Laozi
    • Philosophy: You should follow the way of nature and meditate. Forget the problems of the world and live a simple life . This will lead to true happiness. The rulers shall not make many rules as this will get in the way of natures laws.
    • Ying Yang = Good and Bad
    • Opposing forces
  • 9. Legalism
    • Founder: Hanfeizi
    • Philosophy: That all people are by nature evil and in order to contain that evil is to have strict rules and harsh punishments . There should be a strong ruler who lords over everyone.
    • The aristocrats liked this since the
    • would become the rulers and
    • then lord over the poor.
  • 10. Buddhism
    • Founder: Siddhartha Guatama
    • Philosophy: Everyone is equal in the world. That when we die we are reincarnated with our families and our friends. The ultimate goal is nirvana in “heaven.”
    • It started in India and spread to China because the Chinese aristocrats were being
    • greedy and starting wars. This
    • caused the lower class to look for
    • purity in their world.