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China Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Classical China Ancient Chinese art or literature
Post Classical China A time after China
Bronze Casting is the process by which a duplicate metal sculpture
Asia World's largest continent
Magnetic compass term for compass
Great Wall stone & earth wall extending across N China, built as a defense against invaders
Civil Service System refer to either a branch of governmental service
Qin Shi Huangdi First Chinese Emperor
Wu-ti Emperor of china
Mandate of Heaven is an ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea
Zhou A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc.
Dynasty a line of hereditary rulers of a country
Laozi was a philosopher and poet of ancient China
Confucius A Chinese philosopher of the sixth century b.c.; the founder of Confucianism.
Han Fei Zi ancient Chinese text attributed to foundational political philosopher
Merchant a person who buys and sells commodities for profit; dealer; trader
skilled tradesman a manual worker in a particular trade or craft requiring skill
acquire to come into possession or ownership of;
effect something that is produced by an agency or cause;
subcontinent a large, relatively self-contained landmass forming a subdivision of a continent
China country
India a subcontinent in S Asia, occupied by Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Republic of India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sikkim
Continent one of the main landmasses of the globe, usually reckoned as seven in number
Country a state or nation
Trade route any route usually taken by merchant ships
Monotheism belief that there is only one God.
Polytheism belief in more than one god or in many gods.
Non-theism belief in no gods at all
Background knowledge can be defined as the knowledge students have, learned
Geographic Physical Features The scientific study of the natural features of the Earth's surface
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