What allowed the Han to expand their dynasty?
How did the Han manage to build up such a large army?
What was the advantage of fish-scale armor produced by Han ironworkers?
What did the Han do with kites?
How did Han emperors rule their vast empire?
Before the Han dynasty, government officials were hired based on
How did the Han dynasty select its government officials?
Every three years, civil servants
In addition to growing food for their families, Han farmers had to
The chain pump helped Han farmers
How did the Han's skill in ironwork help the farmers?
Which invention helped Han farmers move much heavier loads than they could carry?
People in ancient times valued salt because it was used to
Which artistic material was invented during the Han dynasty?
Why was it important that the Han made silk production more efficient?
What impact did paper have on communication?
The Chinese believed that it was important to position their temples, graves, and homes using direction. This led them to invent the
How did ancient Chinese healers believe that illnesses could be cured?
To treat long-term diseases, ancient Chinese healers would burn a small cone of powdered leaves or sticks near the skin. This technique was called
What natural events led the Chinese to invent the seismograph?