Prehistoric China

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Prehistoric China by Mind Map: Prehistoric China

1. What is Prehistoric?

1.1. Prehistoric is a period of the use first stone tools. It is also the period before history was recorded. It can mention to the period when the life appeared on earth.

2. What is China?

2.1. is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country. China's population has 1,415,045,928 people in 2018.

3. Stone Age China

3.1. Paleolithic Age

3.1.1. The Paleolithic Age dates back from 2.5 million to 10,000 years ago, during which the matriarchal clan society was formed.

3.1.1.1. Tools: Wooden Tools, Wood was used to form handles for hammers and axes, bows and shafts of arrows, and carved-tip spears.

3.1.1.2. The Paleolithic lifestyle: Nomadic; in groups of up to 50; tribal society; hunters and gatherers. the ate Hunted and gathered for their food supply. Paleolithic people were taller and lived longer than neolithic people.

3.2. Mesolithic Age

3.3. Neolithic Age

3.3.1. The Neolithic Age dates back from 18,000 to 4,000 years ago, during which the patriarchal clan society, a social system in which males were the primary authority figures and were central to social organization, was formed. The cultural heritages of the relating to clan society are in many different parts of China. highlighted by The Peiligang Culture, The Cishan Culture, The Yangshao Culture, and The Longshan Culture.

3.3.1.1. Tools: Scrapers, Blades, Arrows Spearheads, Axes, Adzes, Hammers and Chisels.

3.3.1.2. The Neolithic lifestyle: Sedentary....They farmed in permanent settlements and raised/herded animals agriculture was discovered and became a major source of food; families evolved. The food: They grew crops such as corn, wheat, beans, etc. Neolithic people were shorter and had lower life expectancy. Diseases like tooth cavities and typhoid emerged in the new stone age. Neolithic women had more children because the life style was no longer nomadic.

3.4. Megalithic Age

3.4.1. The Megalithic age in China is called Yangshan quarry. it is located in Nanjing, China. Megalithic is a large stone that has been used to construct a structure or monument

4. Metal Age China

4.1. Bronze Age

4.1.1. a long time ago when Bronze age in China, around 2000 B.C. Saw the growth and maturity of a civilization that would be sustained in its essential aspects for another 2,000 years.

4.1.1.1. Tools: spears weapon, axes, daggers and swords.

4.1.1.2. The Bronze age lifestyle: Many people lived in hill forts to keep safe from attacks. During the Iron Age, the Celtic people spread out across Europe and many settled in Britain.

4.2. Cooper Age

4.3. Iron Age

4.3.1. the Iron age in china was began in 600 B.C and it is taken to last until the rise of the Qin Dynasty in the 3rd century BC, in China long before the use of iron, so the Chinese had a working knowledge of how to smelt metals using high temperatures and hammering to create tools and weapons. Early forms of iron date back to the Shang Dynasty that ruled China from 1600 through 1100 BC. However, bronze was still the predominant metal in use in China at the time for weaponry, tools, and for artistic expression.

4.3.1.1. Tools: words, daggers, spears, slings, javelines, axes, bows and shields

4.3.1.2. The Iron age lifestyle: By 2100BC, Britons were mining metals. Trading ships travelled to mainland Europe carrying copper, tin and precious objects made by metalworkers. Some settlers who arrived belonged to the Beaker culture. Beaker people lived in clans led by powerful chiefs.

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