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1

why is china often called "the far east"?

because maps usually show it all the way to the east

2

between what two rivers did the ancient chinese people build their villages?

the yellow river and the yangtze river

3

what do we call the area where the ancient chinese built their villages?

the yellow river valley

4

what chinese emperor united all the villages in the yellow river valley?

huang di

5

according to legend, what did huang di's wife discover?

silk

6

what animal creates silk, and in what kind of tree?

the silkworm, in mulberry trees

7

tell me about ancient chinese civilization

the ancient chinese built their villages in the yellow river valley, between the yangtze and yellow rivers. they were united by the emperor huang di. according to legend, his wife discovered silk.