china has many mountains.

china has deserts and platos.

most people live closer to water, because it is easier to farm,

what stuck with them

treaty of naking after opium trade

boxer rebellion-china tries to kick out foreigners they do not win because the Europeans had better weapons

belief systems

belief in oderly society, and filial piety-respect for elders

ethnocentric- believed they are seppior to others a lot of natural resources

they were isolated

and their goal was to keep foreigners out.