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 in a ritual
they are killed to serve in the after life for their rulers
clan
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a group of friends and family
a clan is a group of people
Shang Dynasty
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the chinese dynasty that ruled huang he from 1700 to 1122 b.c.e
one of the four synastys we learned about
ancestor worship
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honoring ancestors by giving food to the dead
it is to worship the peiple before you
logograph
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a character that represents a word
logograph is one picture to represent a word
economy
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a system of money for a region
econmy is getting bad
Confucianism
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chinese philosophy that emphisizes proper behavior
it was made by a guy named confucias
Daoism/Taoism
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chinese philosophy that emphisizes how to live with nature
daoism is a teaching for nature
Legalism
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chinese philosophy that emphisizes strict laws
legalism is good
Mandate of Heaven
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a law that was granted by a god
it is made by a god
feudalism
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a system based on landowners and tenants
alot of people are in feudalsim
Zhou Dynasty
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a line of rulers in china from 1045 to 256 b.c.e
it is one of the 4 dynastys that we learned about
Confucius
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Chinese philosopher who has alot of his sayings compiled by disciples after his death.
he made confucianism
civil servants
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a person who works for government
civil servants are like slaves
Qin Shihuangdi
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a man who was emporer for a long time
he was like president
standardize
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to make the same
standardize is to equal them out
exile
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of way to live from a natives country
exile is a way to live
immortal
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able to live forever
to be immortal would be cool
Han Dynasty
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the chinese dynasty that ruled for a short time
1 of the 4 dynastys we learned about
bureacucracy
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a government that has few people rule others
bureacucracy is government
calligraphy
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the art of amazing handwriting
i am bad at calligraphy
anesthetic
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its like a pain killer
they used wine as an anesthetic
Silk Road
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a network of trade routes that stretched over 4000 miles across asia
the silk road was a long trade route
Zhang Qian
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was an imperial envoy to the world outside of China in the 2nd century BC, during the time of the Han Dynasty.
zhang qian was at the same time of the han