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Ancient China 2

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A type of ceramic invented by the Chinese. It is thin, strong, and beautiful. It is often called "china" in the west. Porcelain
A religious temple that is built as a tower with many tiers and roofs. Pagoda
The nomadic peoples of the north who often raided China. Mongols
A luxurious material made from the cocoons of silkworms Silk
A type of Chinese sailboat that is typically flat bottomed and uses fully battened sails. Junk
A trade route that ran from northern China to Europe Silk Road
A type of baked clay ceramic/ Thousands of lifesize warriors and horses discovered in China created to protect Shi Huangdi (China's 1st emperor) in his tomb. Terracotta/Terracotta Army
The five elements of ancient Chinese philosophy are wood, fire, earth, water, and metal. Five Elements
Shang art form. using clay, wax, and bronze to make bronze tools, weapons, and ritual vessels. Bronze Casting
A philosophy based on the teaching of Confucius. that emphasized proper behavior; respect for family and rulers to avoid "losing face". Confucianism
Official philosophy of the Qin Dynasty developed by Han Fei. (Hanfeizi) taught that humans are naturally evil and need to be ruled by harsh laws. Legalism
The belief that the Chinese emperor's right to rule came from the gods. Created by the Zhou dynasty. Mandate of Heaven
Form of government in which power is held by the nobility (usually very wealthy). Aristocracy
An ancient Chinese philosophy (way of thinking) by Laozi (also Lao-tzu) : taught that people should turn to nature and give up their worldly concerns. Taoism/Daoism
The collected sayings and teaching of Confucius analects
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