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Chinese Cinderella

The Origin of China
The author of Chinese Cinderella comes from the most popular country, China. China is located in East Asia were there is a diverse amount of landscapes such as subtropical forest, desserts, grasslands, and mountains. China has a current population of 1.35 billion with a large amount of its people coming from its capital city Beijing; this is the largest city in Shanghai. In Shanghai you will meet a lot of Chinese people as that is there dominate race, but you will also find all kinds of other minorities. China does not run on a government like America, China is a communist country. China claims 22 providences, but also includes Taiwan making their total 23. This large country is the second largest country by land area, next to Russia, with a total of 9.6 million square kilometers. The language they speak is standard Chinese, but they speak a lot of other languages there too. The first language spoken in China was Old Chinese and that lasted during the Shang dynasty and was written in oracle. Today’s money in China is called the YUAN and is not green like America’s currency. The ancient Chinese civilization started 250,000 to 2.4 million years ago. It was the fastest growing country in the world; they started expanding their country by developing civilizations in the fertile Yellow River basin. They did because the basin was fertile and that made for good farming resources. The government in the beginning was a dynasty; sometimes there was no government running China at certain times. The dynasties would fight and then break apart and not run the country and then they would come back together and work just fine. Archaeologist found evidence in the Three Gorges that China’s origin might have emerged independently in different parts of the country. One of the areas that China has originated from was the Yangtze River valley. Archaeologist found artifacts that dated back to the old and new Stone...