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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it is when a person is killed for their religion
When you do a human sacrifice you are doing it for your faith.
clan
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it is a large group of your family and friends
Their were many clans that lives in the Huang He.
Shang Dynasty
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the Chinese dynasty that ruled Huang He
The Shang Dynasty was very important in Huang He.
ancestor worship
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when you honar your ansesters through riturals
Many ancestor worships happened in Huang He.
logograph
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a written language that repersents a character
Many people still use logograph in China.
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a system of managing the wealth of a community
The economy is very good in China because of its population.
Confucianism
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a Chinese thing that emphises proper behaivor
Many people take confucianism very serious.
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a Chinese thing that empises living in harmony and peace
Many people believe very strongly in Daoism.
Legalism
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the Chinese way of strict and obedience of laws
If you do not follow Legalism you will have to face the judge.
Mandate of Heaven
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a power or law that was given by the god
The mandate of heaven many believe was given by the god of the sky.
feudalism
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the system of government based in landowners and tenants
Many people believe in the Feudalism program.
Zhou Dynasty
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a line of rulers in China from 1045 to 256 B.C.E
The Zhou Dynasty ruled along time ago, and many people were against that Dynasty.
Confucius
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he lived from 551 to 479 B.C.E he deeply respected the Chinese traditions
Confucius deeply respected the Chinese traditions.
civil servants
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a person who works for the government
Their were many Civil Servants that worked for the goverment.
Qin Shihuangdi
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the man who became an emperor who united china
Qin Shihuangdi becamae emperor and made China nicer.
standardize
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to make easier and make the same
Now everything in China is in a standardize method.
exile
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living away from a native country
Their are many exile people living in China.
immortal
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being able to live forever
Many people think that they will be an immortal, but that will never happen.
Han Dynasty
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the chinese dynasty that ruled from 206 B.C.E. to 220 C.E.
The Han Dynasty played an important role in China's history.
bureacucracy
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a form of government in which few people rule other people
The Bureacucracy is hardley used today in China.
calligraphy
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the art of fine handwriting
Many people still use Calligraphy.
anesthetic
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a thing that takes away the feeling of pain
Many people get an anesthetic treatment.
Silk Road
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it was a very important trade route
Many people still use the Silk Road today.
Zhang Qian
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he started the silk road
Zhang Qian started the silk road for trade so many people could get things from a different country.