History Term

Definition in your own words

Use the word in a sentence that shows your understanding of the history term

human sacrifices

The sacfrice of humans.
I think human sacfrices are very wrong.

clan

A big group of people.
Clans are are like bigger versions of cilqes

Shang Dynasty

The shortest Chinese dynasty..
The Shang dynasty was the shortest dynasty in China.

ancestor worship

The worship of ancestors.
Ancestor worship is what Mulan practiced.

logograph

A chinese charecter.
A saw many logographs in China.

economy

Money managing of the country.
Michigan has a very bad economy.

Confucianism

A "lead by example" kind of philosophie.
Confucianism is a good way to teach people.

Daoism/Taoism

A very relxed philosophie.
I wish my mom belived in Daoism.

Legalism

The harshest of the Chinese pilosohies.
Legalism is very harsh.

Mandate of Heaven

A power given to a person by a god.
You would probrobly would get in trouble if you said you were given the Mandate of Heaven if you really wern't.

feudalism

When the king gives lords big peices of land.
I am not a fan of feudalism.

Zhou Dynasty

A dynasty from ancient China.
The Zhou Dynasty was very powerful.

Confucius

The man who invented confusianism.
Confucius created Confusionism.

civil servants

People who work for the government.
To be a civil servant you have to be a hard worker.

Qin Shihuangdi

The ruler of the Shang dynasty.
Qin Shihuangdi was scared of dying.

standardize

Making everything the same.
America's money is stadardized.

exile

Sent away from the place your from.
The king was in exile.

immortal

Never die.
Fruit flies are not immortal.

Han Dynasty

An ancient Chinese dynasty.
The Han Dynasty was mentched in Mulan.

bureacucracy

Government stucture.
Bureacucracy is social stuctrue for government.

calligraphy

The beutiful art of chinese hand writing.
My friend knows how to do calligraphy.

anesthetic

A pain reliver.
They sell anesthetics in the pharmacy.

Silk Road

A famous trading route.
Silk was traded on the silk road.

Zhang Qian

The person who invented the Silk Road.
Zhang Qian was very important.