The Land of the Dynasties

Chinese brochure

Geography

China is one of the largest countries in the world. It is 9.6 million km squared in total area and 5,026 km. across and touches 16 other Asian countries. In the east there is the coast and and big metropolitan cities. To your west you will find deserts and mountain ranges. China has 18,000 km. of coastline. The land is way more fertile in the eastern half of the country. The country is split into 5 different parts based on the geography of the country. Traditionally the people try and center themselves around the Chinese Central Plain.
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Arts and Literature

A big event the Chinese typically do are annual horse races. Children do the races and they have no saddles when they race. Another famous tradition in China is martial arts. Martial arts has been a tradition for thousands of years in chinese culture.
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Language

China is a very diverse country. China is home to 7 different major languages. There official language is Mandarin. They also have 80 different dialects.
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Customs and traditions

The Chinese are accustomed to opera, that is a key part in there culture. a major part in there culture is there text or characters. There characters have been apart of Chinese culture for thousands of years and still prospers today.
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Religion

The main religion is Buddhism and second biggest religion is Christianity.
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DBQ#1

  1. What does cartoon show?
  2. What is it saying about the Chinese government?
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DBQ#2

  1. What does the cartoon show?
  2. What is it saying about the Chinese government?