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    Ancient China

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    The Ancient Chinese are responsible for many inventions and contributions to the world. Some of their inventions and contributions include paper making, moveable type printing, gunpowder, compass, alcohol, mechanical clock, tea production, silk, practical umbrella, acupuncture, iron and steel smelting, porcelain, earthquake detector, rocket, bronze, the kite, the seed drill, row crop farming, toothbrush and paper money. We will take a look at 10 of these contributions and then choose the four that

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    Ancient China Inventions

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    The civilization of ancient China was the most successful civilization with their inventions,food,and religion. They had the best inventions like fireworks these were amazing because some inventions they’ve made are fireworks. Fireworks were used for many things in China, and now in many countries. reason we use them is for celebrations or 4th of July. China made fireworks around 2,000 years ago. people say that a chinese cook created it in a field kitchen and accidentally mixed, charcoal, sulphur

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    Ancient China Technology

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    energy to build. China became powerful through its ability to invent new technology that aided in farm production and transportation, which also helped grow the trade system. Once the government began to control manufacturing in China, technology grew quickly. Also, China began to import popular brands from America in exchange for their valuable silk. Ancient China and modern China gained power and resources as a result of technology global trade. Technology help improve life in China. The carollar

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    Sericulture in Ancient China For thousands of years, silk has been an important part of Chinese culture and economy. Silk was and is prized as a luxury textile and a symbol of wealth; Silk’s bright luster and soft touch are the main reasons it was a favored clothing material among the nobles of Europe and Asia. The silk industry, sericulture, has gained China major trading opportunities, bringing the country much wealth and fame. Sericulture became a notorious symbol of China and it played a major

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    Women in Ancient China

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    the Song Dynasty (960–1279) in Ancient China, the gender in which a person was born as, changed their whole path of life. Their role in society, their education, their power in the household were very different depending on if they were male or female. A typical female had much less power compared to a man; they were considered the inferior gender. It was unfair, and to an extend, cruel, the way that women were treated compared to a man, but during that time in China, it was so normal that no one

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    Women In Ancient China

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    The thing that really stood out to me in this week's reading was the role Women had to play in this ancient Chinese landscape. Last weeks readings had quite a few mentions of women (Empress Wu stands out in my mind) and their place in a highly patriarchal society. The epithets shown in Deng's writings demonstrate the ideal traits for a woman in ancient China. The majority of the women do not have epithets that truly talk about their lives, instead they have a few lines on their behavior and the

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    Although the first major religion that ancient China clung to was Confucianism, general religious practices actually started over 7,000 years ago; way before Confucius. Before the major religions, people “worshipped personifications of nature and then of concepts like “wealth” or “fortune” which developed into religion.”. People believed that ancestors, spirits, and gods could control health, agriculture, warfare, and childbirth. As time went on, these beliefs were given names and personas. Rituals

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    the eastern part of the world and traded jewelry, rice, silk, but the most important trading supply was knowledge. Word came from India about Buddhism. And since then, buddhism has developed into one of the most fascinating and popular religions in China. A Buddhists temple is called a stupa. The Chinese made another version called a Pagoda, The pagoda is a towerlike temple, and it was usually made with stone, brick, or wood. The silk road had many roads intertwining. It was called the silk road

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    Ancient Rome and Ancient China were two different civilizations with very different yet very similar ways of life. Culture, religion, and more importantly, politics, helped make life the way it was for those who lived in ancient rome and ancient china. Politics were what made everything function, just as it does today. Politics is what was responsible for the wars that took place between civilizations, and why dynasty’s fell and why new ones rose right after. Politics were the backbone holding up

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    Ancient civilizations are a big part of history but we wouldn’t know them as they are today without them going through and facing all the problems. China and Greece had many of the same problems but solved them differently. I believe that Greeks solved their problems in a better way than Chinese. Ancient Greece was a very powerful and thrived. The empire of Ancient Greece spread over Europe all the way to France. Ancient Greece has a big influence on what we have today. For example, we get many

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