History Term
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Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understandingof the history term
human sacrifices
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Somebody that is killed for a religious belief.
People were killed because of their religion.
clan
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A group of people.
I joined the gaming clan at school.
Shang Dynasty
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One of the dynasties in china.
I am learning about all the dynasties, including Shang.
ancestor worship
You worship your ancestors.
I worship my ancestors.
logograph
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A system of writing
A logograph that is shaped like a dog may mean corn.
economy
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A system of money.
People can buy stocks in the economy.
Confucianism
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One of a Chineese philosopher's ideas.
Some governments are based off of Confucianism.
Daoism/Taoism
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Another Chineese philosopher's ideas.
Chinese people have a lot of ideas, such as Daoism and Taoism.
Legalism
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Yet another Chinese idea.

Mandate of Heaven
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Thinking that Heaven mandated him to be a ruler.
The Mandate of Heaven chose 2 rulers apparently.
feudalism
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Where the kings own all the land and "lords" run small parts of the land.
Sort of like a competition. Regional, State, National, and Global.
Global is run by the big person, and the states are split into "lords", and the "lords" get "lords" to do the regionals.
Zhou Dynasty
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A dynasty.
One of the many dynasties of China.
Confucius
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A chineese scholar.
He taught Confuciusm.
civil servants
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A civilian servant.
If you had a slave, it could be a civil servant.
Qin Shihuangdi
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China's first emperor.
Qin Shihuangdi is a powerful leader.
standardize
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To make equal 2 or more things.
We have standardized our currency system.
exile
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Expelling someone from an area.
You can be exiled, or deported, if you are an alien.
immortal
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You are not a regular person and cannot die.
Gods are immortal.
Han Dynasty
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The Han Dynasty lasted from 206 BCE–220 CE.
The Han dynasty was strong.
bureacucracy
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Where you do not vote for your officials that make the laws.
A club may have a bureacucracy.
calligraphy
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A type of visual art.
Calligraphy is another word for art.
anesthetic
A drug that causes you to fall into a deep sleep.
I have had to have an anesthetic before.
Silk Road
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A trade route traders used.
The Silk Road was a major trade route.
Zhang Qian
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The explorer that found Rome and Syria.
The Silk Road was a very popular trade route.