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CHAPTER 2 SECTION 4: The First Dynasties of China
1. Shang Dynasty and Early
2. Social Classes
Cities
4. Religious Beliefs
NAME:
5. Writing System
3. Role of Family
6. Technological and artistic
achievements
THE DYNASTIC CYCLE
What role did the Mandate of Heaven play in the dynastic cycle?
What might be advantages and disadvantages of rulers under the dynastic cycle?
How could feudal lords justify a grab for power?
GOVERNMENT
System known as __________________________: nobles, or lords, are granted use of lands that legally belong to
the king in return for military service to the king and protection of people living on their estates.
PERIOD OF WARRING STATES
Zhou Rule lasted from _____________ to _____________
Gradually weakened and in 771 BC.. Why?
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Lords became _____________________ as power grew and became kings of their own territory
Later years of Dynasty known as “the time of the __________________ _________________”
Dynastic Cycle brought a new start to Chinese Civilization