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Crash Course World History: 2000 Years of Chinese History! The Mandate of
Heaven and Confucius # 7
1. Preview the video viewing questions.
2. Watch “Crash Couse in World History: “2000 Years of Chinese History”… NO notes.
3. Watch “Crash Couse in World History: “2000 Years of Chinese History.. ” a second time.
Pause the video as needed so that you can answer the questions that follow
1. Why does John Green say China was the first modern (centralized) state?
2. What are the dates of the Chinese dynastic rule?
3. Describe the characteristics of dynasties.
4. How do dynasties end (2 ways)?
5. SPEED TEST! – List all the dynasties & their dates.
6. How does John Green define the Mandate of Heaven AND how it relates to the Xia?
7. Describe what rulers must do to keep the Mandate of Heaven & what role moral behavior
8. How does the historical record of the Qin (both accomplishments & negatives) play a role in
the rise of the Han, according to John Green?
9. What role does Confucius and his teachings play in both the government as well as social
10. Why do dynasties fail?
• According to John Green?
• According to Confucius?
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