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1

what is a dynasty?

a family that rules a country for many years, through generations (usually father to son, to son, to son)

2

during what ancient chinese dynasty did the chinese people begin writing?

the shang dynasty

3

how long did the shang dynasty rule?

500 years

4

what do we call the ancient chinese system of writing?

pictograms

5

in pictograms, what do words look like?

pictures