China in the Middle Ages
-In China, people will go to the hospital no matter what the problem may be. It could be as little as a cold.
-China became a communist country in 1949.
-China has a population (1997 estimate) of 1,226,274,731.
-The Chinese have had a written language for more then 3,000 years.
-More than 80 % of the Chinese population live in the countryside. Most live in villages where their ancestors toiled through generations.
What Trade was Like in China
-Traded salt, iron, fish, cattle, and silk.
-There was the trade route that went from China to Eastern Europe called the Silk Road; it was called the Silk Road because one of the most important trade items were Silk.
-Merchants and tradesmen traveled in large caravans.
-Camels were also used to travel because of the roads bring dry.
-Plants and medicines were other items that were traded.