SILK KAYLA & STEPHAWN
WHAT Silk is a fabric made by silk worms. Silk was made for rich people to wear poor people weren’t able to wear silk.
when when Silk was discovered by Empress si ling chi in 2700 BC.
IMPORTANCE The Chinese kept the silk making process secret because it was the most valuable trade Item.
Multiple choice question • Why did the chinese keep the silk and porcelain making processes a secret? • A. Only the Chinese new how to make silk and porcelain, giving them control of the trade. • B. They did not want many people owning or knowing abut silk and porcelain. • C. The emperors wanted only important leaders to have these products. • D. The Chinese processes were better than those of other makers of silk and porcelain.
QUESTION • Which of the following was especially valuable to the Chinese for trade? • A. spices • B. tea • C. porcelain • D. silk