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Ss Powerpiont Project


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Ss Powerpiont Project

  1. 1. China
  2. 2. what you will learn <ul><li>China has changed in many ways including: the writing style, The architecture , economics, the fashion of clothing and the government as a whole. </li></ul><ul><li>These are only a few of the examples of how China has advanced over time, but the information here are apart of the essential history of China. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Technology - Past <ul><li>Compass – for sailors, to navigate the sea </li></ul><ul><li>Gunpowder – made for weapon explosives or fireworks </li></ul><ul><li>Silk – good for trading, warm, strong, and soft </li></ul><ul><li>Block printing – one block is used on a whole page which is cut </li></ul><ul><li>Movable block printing – separated characters arranged in frames, and was used over and over again </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese people during that time were into art, and pottery </li></ul><ul><li>They were into vigorous brush work </li></ul><ul><li>Paper-making – made for writing on </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dynasty – Past <ul><li>The Tang Dynasty lasted for 300 years, same as the Song Dynasty </li></ul><ul><li>Tang Dynasty's armies conquered North and West of China </li></ul><ul><li>First woman to ever conquer China, was Wu Zhao </li></ul><ul><li>Tang strengthened the government </li></ul><ul><li>Expanded its networks of roads and canals </li></ul><ul><li>Lowered taxes from the peasants, because it made the empire stop from rising </li></ul><ul><li>Tang dynasty fell into rebellion </li></ul><ul><li>The Tang and Song dynasties were the most advanced empires in the world </li></ul>
  5. 5. Government - Past <ul><li>The Tang dynasty had a powerful government </li></ul><ul><li>They traded silk, silver, tea, gunpowder, </li></ul><ul><li>Lowered peasants taxes </li></ul><ul><li>Good trading system </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism came into Chinese culture </li></ul><ul><li>Spread of education and wealth </li></ul><ul><li>China reached golden age </li></ul><ul><li>Southern cities grew rich </li></ul>
  6. 6. Present - Technology <ul><li>Over the past years technology has advanced </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>China developed goods for other countries </li></ul><ul><li>China has created a massive technology force that no comparison. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Present - Dynasty <ul><li>The Chinese civilization has no longer called itself a dynasty. </li></ul><ul><li>Although the Chinese and American have very separate beliefs and customs;they share a similar organization of authority. </li></ul><ul><li>The Chinese people have a house of representatives and a ruling congress just like America. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Present - Government <ul><li>The government had also advanced over the years </li></ul><ul><li>The government became a republic </li></ul><ul><li>There were no more dynasties </li></ul><ul><li>China fell into communism </li></ul><ul><li>The communists changed the traditional Chinese into simple Chinese writing </li></ul><ul><li>They thought traditional Chinese writing was difficult to write </li></ul>
  9. 9. Past Writing system <ul><li>How has the writing system changed over time? </li></ul><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 </li></ul><ul><li>In the past the writing system could be made up of Hanzi, the name of the writing system. </li></ul><ul><li>In the past the Traditional Chinese writing system consisted of pictures and symbols the represented what they looked like. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Tang and song dynasty the characters in Chinese were made up of one syllable per character. </li></ul><ul><li>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>
  10. 10. 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. </li></ul><ul><li>People would watch operas </li></ul><ul><li>Practice embroidery </li></ul><ul><li>Do poetry and draw. </li></ul><ul><li>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>
  11. 11. 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. </li></ul><ul><li>As Agriculture prospered so did the amount of money going in and out of China. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Money was dispersed though paper money and coins which made economics do very well and very popular to others cultures. </li></ul><ul><li>There were many things built like: theaters , tea and wine shops, and small companies. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Present writing system <ul><li>The present writing system is the simplified one. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>This system was built to increase the literacy of the Chinese people as a whole. </li></ul>
  13. 13. 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. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the traditional style of clothing has been modified into a more modern trend. </li></ul>
  14. 14. 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>
  15. 15. Past: Religion <ul><li>The basic guideline to life that effected the pass and future of China. </li></ul><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><ul><li>Daoism- founded by Laozi The belief in the way and the responsibility of us all to practice living like nature. </li></ul><ul><li>Confucianism- founded Confucius 5 Basic relationships of Confucius </li></ul><ul><li>Ruler and subject, Father and Son, Husband and Wife, Older bother and Younger bother, and Friend and Friend. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Present religion <ul><li>The religions in China are Buddhism, protestantism, Taoism, Islam, and Catholicism. </li></ul><ul><li>Confucianism slowly dissolved in the Chinese culture, and so did Daoism. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 100 million people in China have faith in a religion but that's only 10% of the population </li></ul><ul><li>74 schools for religion in China. </li></ul><ul><li>China has 13,000 Buddhist temples. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 1,500 Taoism temples. </li></ul><ul><li>The protest came to China in the 1980s and they are still here now. </li></ul><ul><li>In Beijing 2,000 people go to the Catholic mass every sunday </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Glossary </li></ul><ul><li>Homophones - syllables that have a common sound to a certain word but the word has a different meaning. </li></ul><ul><li>Communism - a system of organization in which property and power is equally distributed for all. </li></ul><ul><li>Republic- a government where the power comes from the citizens and is agreed on by voting and/or representative thoughts. </li></ul><ul><li>Buddhism- a religion in which focuses on the modest ideals and special way of life. </li></ul><ul><li>Living like nature- Follow the actions of nature by living and adding to the earth, not taking away, and by letting thing go there way. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Chinese symbols. <ul><li>Guess if this is in Traditional style or simplified? </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>The answer is :... </li></ul><ul><li>The Chinese symbols are in Simplified text </li></ul>
  20. 20. The End <ul><li>China has Changed in many ways . They have changed like in religion, fashion, government and as a whole. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Bibliography <ul><li>Images: www.buddhismthemiddlepath.blogspot , , , , , WWW </li></ul><ul><li>Infomation: , , WORLD HISTORY BY McDougal Littell. , </li></ul>