History Term
Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understandingof the history term
human sacrifices
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a person who is killed for a part of a ceremony
A Human sacrifice happens for a religion ceremony.
clan
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a large group of family or friends.
A clan can hold up to 25 people!
Shang Dynasty
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A China Dynasty that ruled around the Huang He.
The Shang Dynasty spread across very little.
ancestor worship
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honoring ancestors through rituals.
WE had a ancestor worship with all of our ancestors.
logograph
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A type of writing that uses symbols.
Logograph was used in engravings.
economy
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a system of managing the wealth or community of a religion.
Economy in China was managed very well.
Confucianism
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A chinese idea that emphasizes good behavior.
Confucianism rules are not as strict as legalism, but right in the middle.
Daoism/Taoism
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A cinese idea that emphasizes harmony and nature. Laid back.
Daoism is laid back.
Legalism
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Chinese idea with very strict laws.
Legalism is very strict.
Mandate of Heaven
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a law beleived to be granted by god.
Mandate of Heaven is in Confucianism.
feudalism
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a government based on landowners and tenants.
Feudalism is a government in Confucianism.
Zhou Dynasty
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a line of rulers in china.
Zhou Dynasty lasted from 1045 to 256 b.c.e.
Confucius
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a chinese philosophy.
They practiced Confucius laws.
civil servants
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a person who works for the govermnet.
Civil Servants did hard work.
Qin Shihuangdi
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The man who became emperor over a united China from 221 to 210 B.C.E
Qin Shihuangdi was a very bad emperor in some opinion.
standardize
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to bring to or make of an established standard size,weight, quality, strength.
We standardize things in our house.
exile
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living away from one's native country.
Some people are exile from ther home.
immortal
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able to live forever.
Immortals are really old.
Han Dynasty
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The Chinese Dynasty that ruled.
Han dynasty lasted a long time,
bureacucracy
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a form of goverment in which few people rule many others.
Burecucracy rules a lot of people.
calligraphy
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the art of fine handwriting.
Calligraphy is a form of handwriting.
anesthetic
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a thing that takes away feeling of pain.
Anesthetic takes away pain.
Silk Road
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a network of trade routes.
Silk road lasted 4,000 miles.
Zhang Qian
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the capital of Han dynasty China
Zang Qian has very tall stones in the city.
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