History: Ancient China for Kids
Back to History for Kids Ancient China was one of the oldest and longest lasting civilizations in the history of the world. The history of Ancient China can be traced back over 4,000 years. Located on the eastern part of the continent of Asia, today China is the largest country in the world. Great Wall of China by Mark Grant Dynasties Throughout most of China's history it was ruled by powerful families called dynasties. Empire Ancient China also boasts the longest lasting empire in history. Government In early times the lands were ruled by the feudal system where lords owned the lands and farmers tended the fields. Art, Culture, and Religion Art, culture, and religion were often tied together. Mongols The great enemy of the Chinese was the Mongols who lived to the north. Fun Facts about Ancient China The Last Emperor of China, Puyi, became ruler when he was only 3 years old. For more information: Go here to test your knowledge with a Ancient China crossword puzzle or word search.
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