History Term
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The killing of a person for a religous ritual.
In ancient times they used to give human sacrifices.
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A group of family and or friends.
There have been many types of clans throughout history.
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A Chinese dynasty that ruled from 1700 B.C.E to about 1122 B.C.E.
The Shang Dynasty was settled near the Huang He river.
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The belief that the spirit of ancestors can influence the living.
Many Chinese Philosopher's taught about ancester worship.
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A symbol that represents a word or phrase.
In Anicent times they used logographs to write.
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A way of managing a comminity's resource's
The present day economy is very bad right now.
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A system of ethics focused on love and the respect for elders.
Confucianism is one of the three chinese philosophies.
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A philosophy that focuse's on living in harmony with nature.
Daoism/Taoism are one of the three chinese philosophies.
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A philosophy that foucus's on harsh punishments and strict laws.
Chinese emporer's used Legalism to rule their govenment.
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A law or power that is belived to be given by a god.
Many anicent dynastys have proclamied that they have recived a mandate of heaven.
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A type of government that uses a system of landowners and many others.
Many chinese dynastys used feudalism.
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A dynasty in China that ruled for 1045 to 256 B.C.E
China went into madness from the Zhou Dynasty.
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A chinese philospher that founded confucianism.
Confucius said that if everybody worked good the society would be good.
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People that work for the government.
Civil Servants were very important in China.
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A chinese emporer that ruled from 221- to 210 B.C.E
Qin Shihuangdi had people build the Great Wall of China.
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To make things equal or the same.
Chinese emporers standardizeed money by making it all the same.
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To move or live somewhere else from your native country.
Many people had to exile to build the great wall of china.
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Someone who is belived to live forever.
Only some people belive in immortals.
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A chinese dynasty that ruled from 206 B.C.E to 220 C.E
The Han dynasty was the largest Chinese dynasty.
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A type of government that has a few leaders that rule over many others.
In bureacucracy, people are in charge of a lower class then themselves.
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Artistic or neat and good hand writing.
The people of Han wrote on calligraphy paper.
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somthing that relives pain.
They used wine as a type of anesthetic.
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A passage of routes that are for trading that went across Asia.
The Silk road was almost for thousand miles long.
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A chinese explorer who made trading with western countries possible.
People call Zhang Qian the father of the silk road.