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Title: Chapter 28 Human Geography of East Asia Shared Cultural Traditions


1
Chapter 28 Human Geography of East Asia Shared
Cultural Traditions
  • Objective Compare the key features of shared
    cultural traditions in East Asia

2
Chapter 28 Section 1 China
  • Vocabulary Dynasty, Spheres of Influence, Boxer
    Rebellion, Mao Zedong, Confucianism, Taoism,
    Buddhism
  • Objective Describe the growth of China

3
Chinas Early History
  • China is the worlds oldest continuous
    civilization
  • For over 4000 years it has had a settled society
  • China was ruled by dynasties (series of rulers
    from the same family)
  • The first dynasty was the Shang then the Zhou
    then the Qin (gave its name to China)
  • Emperor Shi Huangdi built the Great Wall to
    protect China
  • In 1911, the last dynasty was overthrown ending
    the Chinese Empire

4
China Opens Up the World
  • China opened up trade to European in the 13th
    century
  • Europeans took advantage of China forced it to
    sign treaties that granted privileges to
    Europeans
  • China was carved into spheres of influences
    controlled by Britain, France, Germany, Russia,
    Japan
  • Boxer Rebellion Chinese rose against the
    Europeans but were put down
  • Mao Zedong defeated the Chinese Nationalist
    implemented a communist government in China

5
Rural Industrial Economies
  • China is still a largely rural society has a
    self-sufficient agriculture
  • 60 of Chinese work on farms
  • China produces rice, maize, wheat, sweet
    potatoes
  • Shanghai leads China as a center of manufacturing
    is one of the great industrial centers of the
    world
  • It has a huge textile industry exports most of
    its cloth to the United States

6
A Rich Complex Culture
  • China has a highly developed culture
  • It has influenced the cultures of Korea, Japan,
    other countries
  • Confucianism movement based on the teachings of
    Confucius who stressed the importance of
    education in an ordered society where you respect
    your elders
  • Taoism philosophy based on teachings of Lao-Tzu
    who believed in harmony
  • Buddhism came to China from India great into an
    important religion in China by the 300s AD

7
The Most Populous Country
  • Chinas population is over 1.5 billion
  • 30 to 40 Chinese cities have populations of more
    than one million people
  • One of the great achievements of China has been
    trying to provide health care for its enormous
    population

8
Chapter 28 Section 2 Mongolia Taiwan
  • Vocabulary Economic Tiger Pacific Rim
  • Objective Describe the cultures of Mongolia
    Taiwan

9
A History of Nomads Traders
  • The Mongols were nomadic headers until Genghis
    Khan (supreme conqueror) united then in 1206
  • Genghis Khans sons grandsons continued to
    conquer east, west, south out of Mongolia
  • Mongolia became a Republic in 1924
  • Since the fall of the Soviet Union it has moved
    toward democracy
  • Taiwan has been settled by several different
    groups
  • China has never recognized Taiwan as a separate
    country considers it a province

10
Cultures of Mongolia Taiwan
  • China introduced a profound cultural influence as
    the Mongols adopted many aspects of Chinese
    culture
  • Taiwan is mostly Chinese today
  • The people of Taiwan combine a number of
    religious ethical beliefs with their Chinese
    culture
  • 90 practice a blend of Buddhism

11
Two Very Different Economies
  • Mongolia still engages in herding managing
    livestock
  • Mongolia is committed to developing other
    industries
  • Their natural resources are important to their
    developing economy
  • Taiwan has one of the world most successful
    economies with prospering manufacturing
    industries
  • It is a economic tiger (country with rapid
    economic growth due to cheap labor, high
    technology, aggressive exports)

12
Daily Life in Mongolia Taiwan
  • Mongolia has an extreme climate where nomads have
    to deal with the hostile environment
  • Mongolians live in yurts spend their days
    raising sheep, cattle, goats
  • Taiwan has opened itself to many Western
    influences
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