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  1. CHAPTER 27 China, Mongolia, and Taiwan Section 1:Natural Environments Section 2:History and Culture Section 3:The Region Today

  2. SECTION 1 Natural Environments Question: What types of climate are found in the various regions of China, Mongolia, and Taiwan?

  3. SECTION 1 Natural Environments Climate Types in China, Mongolia, and Taiwan Region Climate Type Southeastern China and Taiwan humid subtropical Northeastern China humid continental Western China highland North-central China and Mongolia semiarid and arid

  4. SECTION 2 History and Culture Question: What are some of the key elements of Chinese culture?

  5. SECTION 2 Elements of Chinese Culture Language Mandarin is the official language, but many dialects are spoken. The written language uses some characters derived from pictograms. Major religions and belief systems Buddhism Taoism emphasizes living a simple life in harmony with nature. Confucianism centers on family loyalty, duty, and education. Artistic traditions Poetry; calligraphy; landscape painting; pottery, especially porcelain; wooden houses built on stone foundations, tiled roofs that curve upward History and Culture

  6. SECTION 3 The Region Today Question: What are some important geographic facts about Mongolia?

  7. SECTION 3 The Region Today Mongolia: Geographic Facts Area more than twice as big as Texas Population 2.6 million Capital Ulaanbaatar Main religion Tibetan Buddhism Major resources coal, copper, oil herding livestock–people outnumbered by livestock Major economic activity Industries processed foods, clothing, footwear, paper Major challenges Mongolia faces food shortages and a shortage of water resources. Its isolated and landlocked location make it difficult to attract investment and economic aid.

  8. CHAPTER 27 Chapter Wrap-Up 1. How diverse are China’s natural environments? Explain your answer. 2. Why is there a growing concern in China over a lack of water resources? 3. During which dynasty did distinctive Chinese culture traits such as the use of chopsticks and the early use of money develop? 4. How did Mao’s Great Leap Forward cause an environmental disaster? 5. Which region of China is known as China’s rice bowl?