History Term and Picture
Definition in your own words
Use the word in a sentence that shows your understanding of the history term
Human SacrificesLilliB.sacrifice.jpg
Someone is killed for a religous ritual.
We had to have a Human Sacrafice to give to the gods.
Clan
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A group of people.
Clans often fought each other.
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The Chinese Dyansty that ruled the Huang He from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
The Shang Dynasty was the first clan to rule over China.
Ancestor Worship
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Remembering ancestors and worshiping them with offering of food and wine.
In spanish countries they have a holiday called Day of the Dead when they celebrate there Ancestors and Worship them.
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A character meaning a word.
In China the form of writing called Logograph.
Economy
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Managing the wealth of a community.
The Economy is really bad right now.
Confucianism
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A chinese way that explains proper behavior.
Confucianism is the chinese way of life.
Daoism/Taoism
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A chinese way that explains living in peace with nature.
Daoism is a good thing.
Legalism
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A chinese way that explains rules and obedience.
Legalism is used in most countries.
Mandate of Heaven
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A power believed to be granted by a god.
Mandate of Heaven is a powerful belief.
Feudalism
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The law for landowners and tenants.
There is a lot of Fudalism.
Zhou Dynasty
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These are the rulers from 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
One of the dynasties were the Zhou Dynasty.
Confucius
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A chinese philosifer and teacher.
Confucius said be cool to the schools.
Civil Servants
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Someone working for a government.
The Civil Servants were sometimes mad.
Qin Shihuangdi
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The emperor that lead united China from 221 to 210 B.C.E.
Qin Shihuangdi was one of the emperors in China.
Standardize
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To make the same.
To Standardize made things equal.
Exileexile
Living far away from someone's native country.
She was Exiled from her country.
Immortal
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Living forever.
If you were Immortal you would be living forever and ever and ever and ever.
Han Dynasty
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The Chinese Dynasty that ruled fom 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E.
The Han Dyansty was another Dynasty in China.
bureacucracy

Bureaucracy
Government that people rule many others.
Bureaucracy is a way of life.
CalligraphyLilliB.Calligraphy.jpg
The art of fine handwriting.
I like Calligraphy.
Anesthetic
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Medicine that takes away pain.
The Anesthetic was soothing.
Silk Road
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Trade routes that were 4,000 miles across Asia.
The Silk Road traveled across Asia.
Zhang QianLilliB.zhangqian.jpg
A chinese explorer.
Zhang Qian was also called Father of the Silk Road.