History Term
Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understandingof the history term
human sacrifices Haley_D._human_sacrifices.jpg
A person who decides to die for their religion ritual.
I think it's very sad to do a human sacrifice.
clanHaley_D._clan.jpg
A big group of friends and family members.
I have a very large clan.
Shang DynastyHaley_D._shang_dynasty.gif
The Chinese Dynasty that took place being ruled by Huang He from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
My friend has been to the Shang Dynasty, she learned a ton about Huang He.
ancestor worship Haley_D._ancestor_worship.jpg
A ritual made for honoring ancestors where they might offer food and wine to the dead.
I have been to an ancestor worship before, it was very sad.
logographHaley_D._logograph.gif
A written picture that stands for a word.
I have written a logograph before.
economy Haley_D._economy.gif
A system that manages wealth of a region.
We are having a rough economy right now.
ConfucianismHaley_D._confucianism.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that shows that you're supposed to use proper behavior.
My friend lives in China and she worships Confucius and the religion of confusianism.
Daoism/TaoismHaley_D._Taiosm.gif
A Chinese philosophy that shows that you should live in harmony nature.
I like to study Daoism, it's quite interesting.
LegalismHaley_D._legalism.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience to laws
My best friend likes to study legalism, and all of its laws.
Mandate of HeavenHaley_D._mandate_of_heaven.jpg
A power or law believed to be granted by a God.
The mandate of heaven is my personal favorite law in China.
feudalismHaley_D._feudalism.jpg
A system of government based on landowners and tenants.
I think the best system of government is feudalism
Zhou DynastyHaley_D._zhou_dynasty.gif
A line of rulers in China from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
I think that the Zhou Dynasty ruler was the most thoughful ruler.
ConfuciusHaley_D._confucius.jpg
The most famous Chinese philosopher in Chinese history.
Confucius must have been a great ruler if he was the most famous philosopher in Chinese history.
civil servantsHaley_D._civil_servants.jpg
People who work for a Government.
My uncles great grandfather was a civil servant.
Qin ShihuangdiHaley_D._Qin_Shihuandi.jpg
The man who became emperor over a united Chine from 221 to 210 B.C.E.
Emperor Qin didn't rule his Dynasty for very long.
standardizeHaley_D._standarize.jpg
To make the same
My mom likes to standardize her relaxation time.
exile Haley_D._exile.jpg
Living away from one's native country.
My friend lived exile for a long time.
immortalHaley_D._immortal.jpg
Able to live forever
My mother really wants to be immortal.
Han DynastyhALEY_d._HAN_DYNASTY.gif
The Chinese Dynasty that ruled for about 206 B.C.E. to 220 C.E.
I think that Han Dynasty is the best Dynasty because it ruled for a while.
bureacucracyHaley_D._bereaucracy.jpg
A form of Government in which a few people rule many others.
I think that bureacurcracy is a good system.
calligraphyHaley_D._calligraphy.jpg
The art of fine handwriting.
I love to write in calligraphy.
anestheticHaley_D._anesthetic.jpg
Something that takes away the feeling of pain.
Anesthetic's make people feel better when they're hurt.
Silk RoadHaley_D._silk_road.gif
A network of trade routes that stretched more than 4000 miles across Asia.
I've visited the Silk Road, it was huge.
Zhang QianHaley_D._zhang_Qian.jpg
Was an imperial envoy to the outside world in the 2nd century of C.E. to the Han Dynasty.
Zhang Qian was a bad person in my opinion.