What were the major cities of the Shang Dynasty?

In this lesson, we will learn how the Shang Dynasty was amongst the first civilisations to create major cities. We will look in detail at two of these cities and their relationship with the Yellow River, as well as how rural life continued to flourish alongside these cities.

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Q1.Which of these was NOT a feature of the Shang Dynasty?

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Q2.Who was the most important group in the stratified system of government in the Shang Dynasty?

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Q3.When did the Shang Dynasty end?

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Q4.Empires usually start to collapse for one single reason.

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Q5.Over 3,000 years ago, the Shang people worked out:

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these was NOT a feature of the Shang Dynasty?

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Q2.Who was the most important group in the stratified system of government in the Shang Dynasty?

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Q3.When did the Shang Dynasty end?

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Q4.Empires usually start to collapse for one single reason.

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Q5.Over 3,000 years ago, the Shang people worked out:

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Q1.The capital of the late period Shang Dynasty was in

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Q2.What is the name of the city that once existed at the modern city of Zhengzhou?

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Q3.How thick were some of the walls surrounding the cities in the Shang Dynasty?

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Q4.Which of these groups of people would NOT have lived within the city walls?

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Q5.The Shang Dynasty probably didn't trade with any other civilisations.

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What were the major cities of the Shang dynasty? - Quiz

Well done for your hard work this lesson. This quick quiz will show you how much you've learned.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.The capital of the late period Shang Dynasty was in

1/5

Q2.What is the name of the city that once existed at the modern city of Zhengzhou?

2/5

Q3.How thick were some of the walls surrounding the cities in the Shang Dynasty?

3/5

Q4.Which of these groups of people would NOT have lived within the city walls?

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Q5.The Shang Dynasty probably didn't trade with any other civilisations.

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