Ancient China Project Social Studies

Ancient China Project Social Studies

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  • Confucianism
  • I think we should all live in peace and try to be happy! We should all lead by example!
  • That's a great idea!
  • Daoism
  • I believe that we should all live in harmony with nature and that you can't have pleasure without pain.
  • I think that is true too!
  • Leagalism
  • Everyone is evil when they are born and need to have rules to make sure they are good!
  • That is really interesting!
  • Kongfuzi was an ancient Chinese philosopher who believed in a peaceful and just society. He thought that to rule a kingdom well, you had to lead by example. He was also known as Confucius.
  • Inventions
  • We should all practice Confucianism
  • Daoism (also known as Taoism) is the teachings of Laozi. He thought you couldn't have good without bad, beauty without ugliness, or pleasure without pain. It taught that if you wanted to rule, rule as little as possible.
  • 10 Abominations pt 1
  • I think Daoism is cool!
  • I'm not feeling so well...
  • Mmmmm this is good!
  • I hope you like your drinks!
  • Legalism was based in the teachings of Hanfeizi, who taught that all are naturally evil, and need harsh rules and punishments to be good and follow rules. He wrote, "He who trusts others will be controlled by others."
  • 10 Abominations pt 2
  • I hate our emperor! He treats us like garbage!
  • Oh no! They are plotting against the emperor!
  • I think governing everyone is good!
  • A few of the many things that China invented are alcohol, paper, and tea! They made alcohol in 2000 BC- 1600 BC, paper in 105 AC, and tea in 2,737 BC. There are so many more things that China made!
  • Back in China, they made a lot of really cool things!
  • Yeah! You would probably be surprised by how many things China made!
  • In ancient China, there were these rules called the Ten Abominations. The fifth abomination was Depravity, (murder 3 or more people, make poison, cast spells,). In the picture above the woman is plotting to kill the three men.
  • This is some really good juice!
  • Fools, They have no idea I'm about to poison them with their drinks!
  • Another abomination is Plotting Rebellion. That is abomination number one. It is to act against leaders or parents. In the picture, two people are plotting against the emperor. They will get in lots of trouble for that
  • Yeah! We should do something about that... Maybe throw him out of office!
  • They are going to get in a lot of trouble for that.
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