History Term
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human sacrifices
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When people kill other people to give to the gods or so they can help in the next world
They had humen sacifices in China.
clan
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A group of people.
They had many clans in China.
Shang Dynasty
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The first dynasty in China.
The earliest dynasty in China.
ancestor worship
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Giving worship to the ancestors.
In China they had the ancestor worship.
logograph
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A character that means a word.
They had an written language in China called logograph.
economy
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A system when you manage wealth in a city or any other place.
Every country has a economy.
Confucianism
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A philosphy that provides proper behavior.
Confucianism was one of the first philosophy in China.
Daoism/Taoism
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A philosphy that provides harmony with nature.
Daoism was the second philosophy in China.
Legalism
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A philosophy that provides strict laws.
Legalism was the third philosophy in China.
Mandate of Heaven
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A law granted by a God.
In China people belvied in the Mandate of Heaven.
feudalism
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When there is a king that has lots of land and he has some lords help him own the land
We have feudalism in United States.
Zhou Dynasty
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The second dynasty in China.
The Zhou Dynasty was the second dynasty in China.
Confucius
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The guy who created Confucianism.
Cunfucius was the maker of the philosophy of Confucianism.
civil servants
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People who work for the government.
We still have civil servants.
Qin Shihuangdi
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The first emperor.
Qin Shihuandgi ruled China during the Qin dynasty.
standardize
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To make it more simpiler.
The first emperor standerized the writing system in China.
exile
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Living away from a native country.
I live in exile.
immortal
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Live forever.
Qin thought he was trying to look for immortality.
Han Dynasty
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The last dynasty in China.
The Han dynasty was the fourth dynasty in China.
bureaucracy
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Few people rule many others.
China had a bureaucracy
calligraphy
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Art of fine handwriting.
China had a calligraphy.
anesthetic
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Something that takes away pain.
China had weird anesthetic things.
Silk Road
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The path that is from China to Rome.
The silk road was very popular in the dynasties.
Zhang Qian
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The second dynasty.
Zhang Qian was the second dynasty in China.