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 gets killed as a part of a religious ritual
They used to have Human Sacrifices a long time ago.
clan
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A huge group of friends, and family
I go in a clan to somewhere with friends.
Shang Dynasty
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a Chinese dynasty that ruled the area around the Huang he from 1700 to 1122 b.c.e.
The Shang Dynasty seems like a very cool place.
ancestor worship
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honoring ancestors throug rituals.
You should always honor your ancestors.
logograph
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a written character that repersents a word.
Logograph seems like it would be hard to learn.
economy
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a system of managing the walth of a community or religion.
Our economy is going up and down.
Confucianism
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A chinese Philosophy that emphasizes poper behavior.
Some families that I know would consider themselfs Confucianism.
Daoism/Taoism
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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature.
I think that my Family is Daoism.
Legalism
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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience to laws.
If a family is very strict, I think they would be Legalism.
Mandate of Heaven
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A power or law believed to be granted by a god.
Mandate of Haven is Confucius.
feudalism
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A system of government based on landowners and tenates.
Feudalism is a government in Confucism.
Zhou Dynasty
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A line of rulers in China from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
The Zhou Dynasty seems the coolest out of all the dynastys.
Confucius
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according to Chinese tradition, was a thinker, political figure, educator, and founder of the RuSchool of Chinese thought.
Confusius practiced laws.
civil servants
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A person who works for the government.
I want to be a civil servant sometimes.
Qin Shihuangdi
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The man who became emperorover a united China from 221 to 210 B.C.E
Qin Shihuangdi was not a very good emperor.
standardize
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to make the same.
We standerdize things everywhere.
exile
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living away from one's native country.
Some people go exile.
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able to live forever
Immortal are very old people.
Han Dynasty
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The Chinese Dynasty that ruled from about 206 B.C.E TO 200 B.C.E.
The Han Dynasty was a very cool Dynasty.
bureacucracy
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a form of government in which a few people rule many others.
Bureacucracy makes people get ruled.
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the art of fine handwriting
One day I want to learn about Calligraphy.
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a scientist who studies human development and culture.
Anesthetic helps take the pain away.
Silk Road
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a network of trade routes that stretched more than 4000 miles across asia
The Silk road was used for many things.
Zhang Qian
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He was the first official diplomat to bring back reliable information about Central Asia to the Chinese imperial court, then under Emperor Wu of Han, and played an important pioneering role in the Chinese colonization and conquest of the region now known as Xinjiang.



I wish I could of known Zhang Qian, that would of been very cool.