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human sacrifices
(AJ)

A person who is killed as part of a religious ritual.
( Liam)

There were many human sacrifices in China.
(A.J. and Laim)
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(A.J.)
A large group of friends and family.
(A.J.)
The clan had many people in it.
(A.J. and Liam)
Shang Dynasty
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(AJ)

A dynasty that ruled around the Hung He
from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
(Liam)
The Shang dynasty lasted a long time.
(A.J. and Liam)
ancestor worship
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(AJ)

Honoring ancestors through rituals, and giving food and wine to the dead.
(A.J. and Liam)
My ancestosr are kings from Ireland.
(A.J. and Liam)
logograph
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A written character that represents a word.
(Liam)
The Chinese language has many logographs.
(Liam)
economy
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(A.J.)
A system of managing the wealth of a community
or region.
(A.J.)
The US economy is going downhill.
(A.J. and Liam)
Confucianism
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(AJ)

A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
(Liam)
Confucianism is a peaceful philosophy in China.
(A.J. and Liam)
Daoism/Taoism
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(AJ)

A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature.
(Liam)
Daoism allowed freedom and people to live freely in nature.
(Liam)
Legalism
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(AJ)

A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience.
(Liam)
Legalism was a harsh philosophy used in China.
(A.J. and Liam)
Mandate of Heaven
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(AJ)

A power or law believed to be grated by a god
(Liam)
The Zhou dynasty had a belief that they had the mandate of heaven.
(A.J. and Liam)
feudalism
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(AJ)

A system of government based on landowners and tenants.
(Liam)
Feudalism was used a lot in the mid-evil ages by kings.
(A.J. and Liam)
Zhou Dynasty

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(A.J.)
A line of rulers in China from about
1045 to 256 B.C.E.
(A.J.) `
The Zhou was after the Shang Dynasty.
(A.J. and Liam)
Confucius
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(AJ)

The most famous philosopher in chinese history.
(Liam)
Confucius changed China's history.
(AJ)
civil servants
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(AJ)

A person who works for the government.
(Liam)
China had many civil servants when Qin ruled.
(AJ)
Qin Shihuangdi
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A.J.
The man who became emperor over a united China from 221 to 210 b.c.e
(Liam)
Qin was very harsh emperor.
(Liam)
standardize
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(AJ)

To make the same.
(A.J. and Liam)
Qin standardized the money in China.
(Liam)
exile
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(AJ)

Living away from ones native county.
(Liam)
Qin sent many prisoners into exile.
(Liam)
immortal
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(AJ)

Able to live forever.
(A.J. and Liam)
Qin believed he could turn into an immortal being.
(Liam)
Han Dynasty
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(AJ)

The Chinese Dynasty that ruled from about 206 b.c.e to 220c.e
(A.J. and Liam)
The Han Dynasty was one very powerful Dynasty in ancient China!
(Liam)
bureacucracy
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A form of government in which a few people rule many others.
(A.J. and Liam)
The US runs mainly by bureacratic governments.
(Liam)
calligraphy
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(AJ)

The art of fine handwriting.
(A.J. and Liam)
Many talented artists are able to do calligraphy.
(Liam )
anesthetic
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(AJ)

Something that takes away pain.
(A.J. and Liam)
They rubbed anesthetic on people's backs before they gave them treatment.
(Liam)
Silk Road
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(Liam)

A network of trade routes that stretched more then 4,000 miles across Asia.
(Liam)
The Silk Road was the site of trade for many artifacts and gold and silver.
(Liam)
Zhang Qian
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(AJ)

The father of silk road.
(A.J. and Liam)
Zhang Qian helped China in to trade more things with the rest of the world through his trading and travels on the Silk Road.
(Liam)