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Chinese Dynasties & Beliefs Unit 1, SSWH 2 c and d
SSWH 2 c & d Describe the development of Chinese civilization under the Zhou and Qin. Explain the impact of Confucianism on Chinese culture; include the examination system, the Mandate of Heaven, the status of peasants, the status of merchants, and the patriarchal family, and explain diffusion to Southeast Asia, Japan, and Korea.
How did the achievements of the Chinese and Indians impact society?
Zhou Dynasty Heaven told Zhou to overthrow Shang p. 94-100 Controlled masses with feudalism (given land in return for loyalty) Landlords = greedy, fighting starts Lots of Technology = improved living: coined $, cast iron, roads, WRITING (allowed all people to communicate)
Qin Dynasty: Overthrow Zhou Shi Huandgi stopped fighting & invaders p. 95 -103 All nobles forced to live in the capital Very harsh & repressive, murdered opposition Autocracy: govt based on unlimited power Created Great Wall (work or die)
Mandate of Heaven Divine approval p. 94 Heaven told Zhou to overthrow the “bad” Shang leaders Leader used it to explain why things happened: floods, rebellions, war, new dynasties
Confucius Philosopher/educator who helped fix China’s problems To restore order and harmony: need 5 basic relationships Education: Key to success – helped improve govt Created Bureaucracy: govt based on trained people p.96 -98
Family Civilization based on the group, not individual Loyalty goes to family 1 st, family is the center of society Filial Piety needed: respect for parents & ancestors p.97
Confucius Says Wise student remember this about Chinese civilization ……… One minute Jot answer Prepare to share