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intensive farming

Growing a large amount of food in a small area

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Confucianism

This philosophy became the single greatest influence on Chinese society

3

ancestor worship

Worshipping ancestors

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Taoism

Presents the world as a competition between two equally matched forces called yin and yang

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dynasty

The son of the ruler will be the next ruler

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Special Economic Zones

Zones that trade is freely aloud

7

autonomous regions

Self governing regions

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Theocrat

One who rules by religious authority

9

ger

A collapsible tent

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demilitarized zone (DMZ)

The military can't be there

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Juche

Worship of the state representative

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Nippon

Means source of the sun

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prefecture

Provincial divisions

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Shinto

Worship of many gods

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samurai

Warriors

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Confucius

A Chinese philosopher

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Tiananmen Square

The largest square in the world

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Great Wall

One of the architectural wonders of the world

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Sun Yat-sen

Established a republican government in china

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Chiang Kai-shek

He was a ruler of china

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Mao Zedong

Started the red guard

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Cultural Revolution

Launched by Mao Zedong

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Red Guard

Gangs of young people

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Dalai Lama

A government and spiritual leader

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Two main rivers of China

The huang he and the Chang

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What is China's largest autonomous region?

Xinjiang

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What desert dominates Mongolia?

The Gobi

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What is the largest city of the Korean peninsula?

Seoul

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What are the two largest cities in Japan?

Tokyo and Yokohama

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Which former British colony did China regain in 1997?

Hong Kong