Geography Ch 17 notes

Geography
Why was the Great Wall of China built?
to stop northern invaders
Where do pandas and other rare animals roam?
the eastern end of the Plateau of Tibet
Where do many electronic industries have their headquaters?
in Taiwan
When did many groups of Mongls join together under Genghis Khan?
in the 1200s
Until the early 1900s, whose government and society were shaped by the teachings of Kongfuzi?
China’s
Who was Laozi?
the chinese theinker whose beliefs attracted artists and writers
What happened in 1989?
a protest to demand political reforms was led by students
What is the number 1 cause of death in China?
lung disease
Where and what is Macu?
a busy port near Hong Kong on Chin’s southern court
What often included poems?
Chinese paintings
Who once controlled Hong Kong?
the UK
Who claims Taiwan asits 23rd province?
China
Who led the communist party in China?
Mao Zedong
Why is the Yellow River called China’s sorrow?
because of many floods in the past
Who led the nationalist party in China?
Chiang KAi-Shek
What were the Chinese famous for?
-paper and ink
-silk
-magnetic compass
-printed books
-gunpowder
-fireworks
Who wanted to make China a more open country by doing what?
Deng Xiaoping-by giving the citizens more economic freedoms

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