2 The Qin dynastyThe Qin dynasty unified China with a strong government and a system of standardization.
3 1a. Shi Huangdi means “first emperor” 1a. What does the title shi huangdi mean? 1b. After unifying China, Why did Shi Huangdi divide the country into Military districts?1a. Shi Huangdi means “first emperor”1b. They were divided into military districts to make governing each area easier and more efficient. He also wanted to make collecting taxes easier.
4 2a. Why was the Great Wall built. 2b 2a. Why was the Great Wall built? 2b. What actions did Shi Huangdi take to unify china and standardize things in China?2A. He built the Great Wall to stop invaders from the north.2b. Shi Huangdi unified and standardized China. He created a uniform system of laws, standardized written language, money and weights and measures.
5 The han DynastyThe Han dynasty created a new form of government that valued family, art and learning.
6 1a. Whose teachings were the foundation for government during the Han Dynasty? 1b. How did Emperor Wudi create a strong central government?1a. Confucius was the foundation for the teachings during the Han dynasty.1b. Emperor Wudi created a strong central government by taking lands from Lords, raised taxes, and controlled the grain supply.
7 2a. What was the son’s role in the family. 2b 2a. What was the son’s role in the family? 2b. How did living conditions for the wealthy differ from those of the peasants during the han Dynasty?2a. The son’s role in the family was to obey his parents, carry on the family line, and take care of his parents.2b. The wealthy lived in large, richly furnished homes, had servants and wore luxurious clothing. The peasants had simple houses, ate rice and grains, wore plain clothing and worked hard.
8 3. What device did the Chinese invent to measure the strength of earthquakes? 3. The seismograph was invented to measure the strength of earthquakes.