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human sacrifices

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A person that is killed as part of a religous ritual
Human sacrifices was some who was killed as a religious ritual.
clan

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A large group of friends and family.
Clan is when there is a large group of people mostly family and friends
Shang Dynasty

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A Chinese dynasty the ruled around the area called Huang He from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
The Shang dynasty was very powerful and ruled from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
ancestor worship

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Honoring ancestors through rituals, such as offering food and wine to the dead.
Ancestor worship is honoring your ancestors.
logograph

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A written character that represents a word.
Logograph is a written character that represents word.
economy

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A system of managing the wealth of a community or region.
Economy is system of managing the wealth of a community.
Confucianism

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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
Confucianism is a Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
Daoism/Taoism

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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature.
Daoism/Taoism is a philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony and with nature.
Legalism

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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience to laws
A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience to laws.
Mandate of Heaven

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A power or law to be believed to be granted by a god.
Mandate of Heaven is the power or law to be believed to be granted by a god.
feudalism

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A system of government based on landowners and tenants.
Feudalism is a system of government based on landowners and tenants.
Zhou Dynasty from china

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A line of rulers from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E
Zhou Dynasty is a line of rulers from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
Confucius

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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
Confucius is a Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
civil servants

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A person who works for the government.
Civil servants are people who work for the government.
Qin Shihuangdi

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The man who became emperor over a united china from 221 to 210 B.C.E.
Qin Shihuangdi is the man who became emperor over China from 221 to 210 B.C.E
standardize

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to make something the same.
Standardize is to make something the same.
exile

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Living away from one's native country.
Exile is a person living away from their native country.
immortal
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Able to live forever.
Immortal means able to live forever.
Han Dynasty

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The Chinese dynasty that ruled from about 206to 220 B.C.E.
The Han Dynasty that ruled from about 206 to 220 B.C.E.
bureacucracy

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A form of government in which a few people rule many others.
Bureacucracy is a form of government in which a few people rule many others.
calligraphy

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The art of fine handwriting.
Calligraphy is the fart of fine working.
anesthetic

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Something that takes away the feeling of pain.
Anesthetic is something that takes away the felling of pain.
Silk Road

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A network of trade.
Silk Road is a network of trade.
Zhang Qian

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A line of rulers in China from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
Zhang Qian Is a line in China from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.