River of Wisdom
Riverside Scene at The Qingming Festival
Technology and the 'Scenes Along The River'
Lesson #1 Pre-History - The formation of the Earth and the movement of the first humans over it.
Pre-History - Time & The River
Lesson - 2000 to 400 BCE - Eskimo and Native American
Eastern Woodlands, and Southwest 'Tribes' up to Southern Mississippian, and Chinese Xia, Shang, Zhou Dynasties
and 'Waring States' period.
Lesson - 400 BCE to 1200 CE - Qin to Song Dynasties and Norse
Settlements, Southern Mississippian, Maya and Toltec civilizations.
[Scene Along the River at the Qingming Festival 1200,
and the first Cherokee migration into Georgia]
Lesson - East & West....Confucianism, Buddhism,
and more......The Enlightenment.....Roots of Chinese and American Culture, History and Idelas????
[ Harmony / Individualism?
What had begun as a conflict of interests between
English desire for profits from the trade in silk, porcelain, and tea and the Confucian ideal of self-sufficiency and exclusion
of corrupting influences resulted in the partitioning of China by the Western powers (including the ceding of Hong Kong to
Great Britain), humiliating defeats on land and sea by technologically and logistically superior Western forces, and the traditional
values of an entire culture undermined by Christian missionaries and rampant trading in Turkish and Indian opium. No wonder
the Boxer rebels' chief goal was to purify and reinvigorate their nation by the utter annihilation of all "foreign
Also, need for Chinese Immigrants for building of the railroads!!!!.......The
Opium Wars and the US Civil War?????
Lesson - 1850 - ? Irish / German migration to the US
prior to the Civil War, Japanese involvement with The Last Emperor?
Lesson - US The Great Migration.....
Lesson - The Future.....
Space Exploration by the U.S. and China
Blank Frame - Space for each Student's Creation
(Painting, Skit, Song, or Dance depicting a past or future human migration or journey.