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Ch 6: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Ancient China

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Use these lessons and quizzes to review facts about rulers, society, trade and religion in ancient China. Watching our videos can help you correctly answer these history questions on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Ancient China - Chapter Summary

Dust off your knowledge of the dynasties of ancient China, along with information about trade and the Silk Roads, Confucius and the Great Wall as you study for the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam. Our video lessons and quizzes can enable you to successfully handle questions on topics including:

  • The Shang and Zhou Dynasties
  • The Great Wall, legalism and the Qin Dynasty
  • Characteristics of the Han Dynasty
  • The life of Confucius
  • Taoism and Confucianism
  • The Silk Roads and ties to the Roman Empire

You can study these videos as your schedule permits, watching on a computer, smartphone or tablet. Video tags embedded in the lessons allow you to quickly locate key topics without having to re-watch the entire video. Written lesson transcripts let you read along with the narrator.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Ancient China Chapter Objectives

Passing the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam is a requirement for all Ohio teachers seeking certification to teach the subject in grades 7-12. The exam contains five domains, and questions on the material in this chapter are in the domain on historiography and world history, which accounts for 25% of the exam's total score.

Like the quizzes that accompany each of our lessons, the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam is a computer-delivered, multiple-choice test. In addition to giving you practice answering questions in this format, our quizzes point out where you need further study before exam day arrives.

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: Ancient China
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Ancient China: Shang & Zhou Dynasties

1. Ancient China: Shang & Zhou Dynasties

In this lesson, we will study the Shang and Zhou Dynasties. We will pay close attention to the founding, major accomplishments and characteristics, and decline of these dynasties.

The Qin Dynasty in China: The Great Wall & Legalism

2. The Qin Dynasty in China: The Great Wall & Legalism

In this lesson, we will explore the short-lived but powerful Qin Dynasty of China. We will examine the dynasty's founding, life under Qin rule, the Qin legacy, and the downfall of the Qin.

The Han Dynasty in China: Characteristics, Wu Ti & Xiongnu

3. The Han Dynasty in China: Characteristics, Wu Ti & Xiongnu

In this lesson, we will explore China's Han dynasty. We will discover the ups and downs of its history and learn about some of its major characteristics and accomplishments.

Confucius: Biography & Teachings

4. Confucius: Biography & Teachings

The teachings of Confucius have been among the most enduring in history, acting as a guide for literally billions of people. This lesson explains his early life and the inspiration that started it all.

The Founding of Confucianism: Overview & Influence

5. The Founding of Confucianism: Overview & Influence

This lesson will explain the origins of Confucianism by highlighting the life and times of Master Kung, known today as Confucius. In doing so, it will focus on feudalism in China as well as the principle of jen.

The Teachings of Confucianism & Taoism

6. The Teachings of Confucianism & Taoism

Confucianism and Taoism were the guiding philosophies for many Chinese people for hundreds of years. But, how can two philosophies both work when they are often reaching different conclusions? This lesson explains how.

The Silk Roads During the Han Dynasty & The Roman Empire

7. The Silk Roads During the Han Dynasty & The Roman Empire

The Silk Roads connected some of the most diverse cultures in history, as well as providing a link between the superpowers of 2,000 years ago. Learn more about the route that connected the Han Dynasty and Imperial Rome.

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