ABC ancient China "booklet" By: Joshua Brumitt A A is for aristocrat. An aristocrat is a government official. B B is for buerocrocy. Buerocrocy is a type of government. C C is for Confuciuos. Confuciuos founded the form of phylosyphy called confusuionism. D D is for Dao. The Dao is the way chinese believed the needed to live their lives. E E is for exams. The chinese took civil service exams to be in the government. G G is for Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan means strong leader. H H is Han. The Han dynasty lasted loger than any other dynasty. I I is for Iron. Iron was traded on the silk road. J J is for jade. Jade is a semi-precios, green stone craetd in jewelry and other things. K K is for Koea. Korea is to the southwest of China and traded wih China during ancient times. L L is for Laozi. Laozi started daoism. M M is for Mongols. Mongols were feirce ad feared wariors who enjoyed riping their victims of torture into pieces. N N is for Neo - confusiuonism. Neo confusiuonism was started to end buhddism nd keep the basic traditions of their ancestors. O O is for Oxen. The chinese used oxen to plow the fieds. P P is for plow. The ancient chinese used Iron plows to work the fields and that helped teirproductin of crops grow greatly. Q Q is for Quin. Quin was a small and shortlived dynasty. R R is for reform. Reform is when people make a change. S S is for scholar. A hghly educted person. T T is for Tang. The tang dynasty laste a very log time. U U is for unite. The chinese reunited after the war. V V is for vigor. Much vigor is needed to overcome the himalyas. W W is for windmill. Windmills ground up their wheat. X X is for Xiang. We know very little about the Xiang dynasty. Y Y is for yellow river. The yellow river held the very first chinese civilizations. Z Z is for Zhoe. The Zhoe dynasty lasted a long time.