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A-Z Ancient China

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Last updated: June 14, 2020
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An ancient Chinese treatment for healing that uses needles placed in various areas of the skin.
Acupuncture
B
One of the three major religions of China.
Buddhism
C
A religion or philosophy based on the teaching of Confucius.
Confucianism
D
When the rule of a country is passed down to family members over a long period of time.
Dynasty
E
Ruler of an empire.
Emperor
F
A giant palace built in the center of Beijing city by the Yongle Emperor of the Ming Dynasty.
Forbidden City
G
An important invention that was used for fireworks and weapons.
Gunpowder
H
Natural barrier that surrounded ancient China.
Himalayas
I
A ditch to supply dry land with water artificially used by the ancient Chinese.
Irrigation ditch
J
A type of Chinese sailboat that is typically flat bottomed and uses fully battened sails.
Junk
K
A form of entertainment invented in China around 500 BC.
Kite
L
This festival first came about during the Han Dynasty. Lanterns were lit in honor of Buddha.
Lantern Festival
M
Under Genghis and Kublai Khan they captured much of China for a period of time.
Mongols
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A legendary monster that terrorized a Chinese village until they used fireworks and noise to scare it off.
Nian
O
Parts of animal bone, used in divination ceremonies in ancient China.
Oracle bones
P
A religious temple that is built as a tower with many tiers and roofs.
Pagoda
Q
The first emperor of China.
Qin Shi Huang
R
Popular crop grown and traded by the Chinese.
Rice
S
A trade route that ran from northern China to Europe.
Silk Road
T
One of the three major religions or philosophies of Ancient China.
Taoism
U
A major hub on the Silk Road during the Tang dynasty.
Urumqi
V
Occupied this country throughout different periods of history.
Vietnam
W
This festival signals the shortest day of the year.
Winter Solstice
X
One of the Nine Provinces of ancient China mentioned in Chinese historical texts.
Xu
Y
A part of the philosophy of Taoism, opposites that balance each other throughout nature.
Yin and Yang
Z
A Chinese explorer during the Ming Dynasty. He established trade with India and Africa.
Zheng He
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