Present - Technology <ul><li>Over the past years technology has advanced
People put chemicals in products .For example, there were chemicals in powdered milk, and made the babies suffer. Another example is, there were chemicals in candies which were sent to other countries and they were affected.
The communists changed the traditional Chinese into simple Chinese writing
They thought traditional Chinese writing was difficult to write </li></ul>
Past Writing system How has the writing system changed over time? <ul><li>There was a special writing system made up of symbols that represent ideas or meanings. These symbols were: modern words, Homophones, compounds, numbers, ideograms, and pictographs
In the past the writing system could be made up of Hanzi, the name of the writing system.
In the past the Traditional Chinese writing system consisted of pictures and symbols the represented what they looked like.
In the Tang and song dynasty the characters in Chinese were made up of one syllable per character.
I n reading Chinese writing you had to accomplish three things: Identify the characters, understand the pronunciation, and find out what characters belong together because there is no spacing in between characters. </li></ul>
Past :Art and fashion <ul><li>Art and fashion in the Tang and song dynasty certainly blossomed because of the golden age period it was going through.
As fashion does now, it effects the lives of everyone. In the Tang and Song dynasty young ladies would wear tight shoes that would “perfect” their feet into the lily foot. This also crippled the girl making her the wife to be seen and not heard. </li></ul>
PAST: economics/ architecture <ul><li>The economics and architecture of China was connected by trade and the prosperity of the growth in food. The Golden Age symbolized the prosperity of all thing s in China.
As Agriculture prospered so did the amount of money going in and out of China.
The sources of government created new ways to continue the blossoming age and that was to create ways to protect them. Ex. The silk road transporting: salt, tea, goods, medicine, textiles, gold and silver and the Grand Canal.
Money was dispersed though paper money and coins which made economics do very well and very popular to others cultures.
There were many things built like: theaters , tea and wine shops, and small companies. </li></ul>
Present writing system <ul><li>The present writing system is the simplified one.
It always consist of 1-12 stokes in a character( like in the past) but now there are a maximum of 64 strikes per character.
In this writing system the spelling of one word could could look the same all accept a accent mark. This mark could change the word into any of several different words.
This system was built to increase the literacy of the Chinese people as a whole. </li></ul>
Present: art and fashion <ul><li>Over time the art in china has changed to cartoons in animated television shows and into advertisements for many companies.
The Fashion has also changed completely. Some Chinese people where the traditional style of Chinese clothing during special occasions but now they wear a more American style of clothing.
Some of the traditional style of clothing has been modified into a more modern trend. </li></ul>
Present economics and architecture. <ul><li>Money is Re nimbi in china and is separated by : one, two, five, ten, twenty, fifty, a hundred( yuan) 1, 2 and 5, and jiao and etc </li></ul>
Past: Religion The basic guideline to life that effected the pass and future of China. <ul><li>Buddhism: founded by Siddhartha Gautama Eightfold paths Right news, right intentions, right speech, right conduct, right livelihood, right effort, right mindfulness, right concentration. </li></ul>Daoism- founded by Laozi The belief in the way and the responsibility of us all to practice living like nature. Confucianism- founded Confucius 5 Basic relationships of Confucius Ruler and subject, Father and Son, Husband and Wife, Older bother and Younger bother, and Friend and Friend.
Present religion <ul><li>The religions in China are Buddhism, protestantism, Taoism, Islam, and Catholicism.
Confucianism slowly dissolved in the Chinese culture, and so did Daoism.
Over 100 million people in China have faith in a religion but that's only 10% of the population