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Jack.Burke Unit 4 SS

Human Sacrifice A person who is killed as part of a religious ritual
Clan a large group of friends and family
Ancestor worship honoring ancestors through rituals, such as offering food and wine to the dead
Logograph a written character that represents a word
Economy a system of managing the wealth of a community or region
Standardize To make the same
Exiled living away from one's native country
Immortal able to live forever
Toga a loose robe worn by men in Rome
Mirage an image of something that isn't really there, such as water
Caravan a group of people traveling together
Civil servant a person who works for a government
Yin one half of the Daoist concept of opposing forces of nature;the opposite of yang.
Yang one half of the Daoist concept of opposing forces of nature; the opposite of yin.
Feudalism a system of government based on landowners and tenants
Mandate of Heaven a power or law believed to be granted by a god.
Compass an instrument for determining direction
Seismgraph an instrument for detecting earthquakes
Lodestone a type of iron ore
Anesthetic something that takes away the feeling of pain
Calligraphy the art of fine handwriting
Created by: Jack.Burke



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