Ancient chinese civilizations

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Ancient chinese civilizations

  1. 1. Dynasties during 3200 BCE - 600BCE Xia (2100 BCE-1650 BCE) Shang (1650 BCE – 1027 BCE) Early Zhou (1027 BCE – 256 BCE)
  2. 2. Da Yu of Xia Dynasty Taming of the flood with dredging method Yellow River = beginning of agriculture Established Xia dynasty
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. King Zhou of Shang Dynasty Last monarch of Shang Abused the power Shang army’s assistance example of Mandate of Heaven
  5. 5. King Wen of Zhou Dynasty Promoted Mandate of Heaven justification of dynastic cycles power structure of civilization money = power
  6. 6. Author of Book of Songs wrote first book of poems in Zhou Dynasty balance in social structure kings, farmers
  7. 7. What is the mandateof heaven?
  8. 8. What role doeswriting play in thesecivilizations?
  9. 9. Who was DaYu?
  10. 10. What was the role ofwomen in Chinesecivilizations?
  11. 11. DUCK OR NODUCK?

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