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Share History of Zhengzhou: Confucius' Thoughts On Zichan
2015-1-2 20:57
History of Zhengzhou: Confucius' Thoughts On Zichan
From 'Confucius: A Life of Thought and Politics' by Annping Chin, pp. 56-58 Around the same time, in the state of Zheng, an eminent man by the name of Zichan was approached by the political governors after their ruler was killed by a cousin in a family brawl “on the street where the lamb vendors had their stalls.” They asked Zichan to help them pull through this difficult period. “Do you think you are in my league?”, he quipped. “Who knows how to put an end to the calamities in our cou ...
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Share History of Zhengzhou: Zichan And The Legend of The Jinshui River
2015-1-2 14:35
History of Zhengzhou: Zichan And The Legend of The Jinshui River
Gongsun Qiao (Chinese : 公孫僑 ; died 522 BC), better known by Zichan (Chinese : 子產 ), was a statesman of the State of Zheng during the Spring and Autumn period of ancient China. His ancestral surname was Ji (姬), and clan name Guo (國). A grandson of Duke Mu of Zheng , Zichan served as prime minister of Zheng from 544 BC until his death. Under Zichan, Zheng managed to expand its territory, a difficult task for a small state surrounded by se ...
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Share First Americans Were Chinese
2014-3-22 14:51
First Americans Were Chinese
I'm teaching a course in the AP high school program at a public school here in Zhengzhou on U.S. History SAT Subject Test. The book begins by presenting the ancient history of the North American continent some 10,000-20,000 years ago. First, it states that the North American continent was not inhabited by humans in the beginning. There are no traces of humans having ever lived there originally that's been proved by archaeological findings. The book does however, state that there was a land br ...
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Michael is the author of the transformational book, Powerful Attitudes. He is a professional educator, an educational consultant, an author. He lives in Zhengzhou, Henan Province. He enjoys playing guitar and writing poetry. He loves China.

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