History Term
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human sacrifices
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A person who is killed apart of a religious ritual
Some people sacrifice themselves because they want to meet the gods.
clan
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A large group of people who know each other
Lots of armies used clans to go out to get rid of certain people in war.
Shang Dynasty
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A Chinese dynasty that lasted from 1700 B.C.E to 1122 B.C.E
The Shang dynasty was the first dynasty.
ancestor worship
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Honoring ancestors through rituals
People in certain dynasties worshiped differently.
logograph
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A written character that represents a word
In China logographs were used to communicate.
economy
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A system of managing money in a region
The Chinese econmy is growing bigger.
Confucanism
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A Chinese philosophy that stands for proper behavior
Confucanism is a philosophy people still follow today.
Daoism/Taoism
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A Chinese philosophy that stands for harmony with nature
Daoism is also compared to Confucanism because you must show respect.



Legalism
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A Chinese philosophy that stands for
harsh laws
Legalism is a philosophy
that is not respectful.
Mandate of Heaven
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A power or law believed to be made by a god
The Mandate of Heaven is a big belief in China.
feudalism
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A system of government based on landowners.
Feudalism is also a religion in Europe.
Zhou Dynasty
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A line of rulers in China that lasted from 1045 to 256 B.C.E
The Zhou dynasty was the second dynasty in China
Confucius
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The man who created the belief of Confucanism
Confucious in that time of China was a very wise man.
civil servants
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A person who works for the government who had to take a test to become a part of the government
Civil servants had to take a test and only a few got to work for the government.
Qin Shihuangdi
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Qin Shihuangdi was the most powerful ruler in the world and had people build the Great Wall of China.
Qin Shihuangdi was the person who forced slaves to build the Great Wall of China
standardize
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To make the same
People in China had to take a test to be apart of the government.
exile
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Living somewhere else except their native country
Chinese people live in many other countries than China.
immortal
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Able to live forever
The gods of China are able to live forever.
Han Dynasty
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The Chinese dynasty that lasted from 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E.
The Han dynasty was the biggest ruler dynasty of China
bureacucracy
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A form of government where few rule others
Bureacucracy is getting money.
calligraphy
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An art of fine handwriting
Chinese calligraphy uses characters.
anesthetic
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Something that takes the feeling of pain away
Chinese used acupuncture to take pain away.
Silk Road
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A route for trading that is over 4,000 miles across Asia
The silk road was used for China to trade silk.
Zhang Qian
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He is the man known as the father of the Silk Road
Zhang Qian was the founder of the silk road.