History Term
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Use the word in a sentence that shows your understanding of the history term
human sacrifices

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File:Polyxena Neoptolemus.jpg

Sacrificing a human being for religious beliefs.
I think that human sacrifices are wrong.
clan
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A group of united people.
Are you in a clan?
Shung Dynasty

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The first chinese dynasty.
I loved the shung dynasty.
ancestor worship

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Worshiping your ancestors (e.g. your great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandma.)
I have great ancestor worship.
logograph

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A symbol that represents a word.
I just designed a logograph.
economy

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File:BMC 193.jpg

A system of money used for purchases.
I hate the economy.
Confucianism

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Dacheng Hall.JPG

A Chinese philosophy that involves being very ethical, and respecting your ancestors.
I think that Confucianism is the best philosophy.
Daoism/Taoism

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File:Yin and Yang.svg

An easy going Chinese philosophy that involves being at peace with nature.
I think that Daoism is the best philosophy.
Legalism

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A harsh Chinese philosophy that involves punishment for wrong-doing, such as doing your work wrong.
I think that legalism is the best philosophy.
Mandate of Heaven

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File:Heraldic Royal Crown (Common).svg

A belief that all decisions are to be made with legitimate divine approval.
I believe in the mandate of heaven.
feudalism


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A set of legal customs and military customs.
I think that feudalism was one of the best things that happened in the past.
Zhou Dynasty

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File:Zhou dynasty 1000 BC.png

The successor of the Shang dynasty, that lasted from 1046 BC–256 BC.
I didn 't like the Zhou dynasty.
Confucius

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File:Confucius Tang Dynasty.jpg

He was a Chinese social philosopher who lived to the age of 71-72
I think that Confucius lived to be very old.
civil servants

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The body of government employees, except in the military.
I want to be a civil servant.
Qin Shihuangdi

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File:Qinshihuang.jpg

The king of China during the Qin dynasty.
I worship Qin Shihuangdi.
standardize

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To make a currency or object standard.
I want to standardize puppies.
exile

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File:The First Night in Exile.jpg

To be away from your hometown.
I am going to be very exile.
immortal

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To live forever.
I am immortal.
Han Dynasty

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The dynasty that succeeded the Qin dynasty.
I want to be born in the Han dynasty period.
bureacucracy

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An organization of non-elected official government people.
I was once a bureacucracy, but then I took an arrow to the knee.
calligraphy

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The art of fancy handwriting.
I have amazing calligraphy
anesthetic

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A drug that makes you forget.
I take anestetic a lot.
Silk Road

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The ancient trading route.
I once slept on the Silk road.
Zhang Qian
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File:ZhangQianTravels.jpg

The first official diplomat to get truthful information about Asia.
I love Zhang Qian.