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Ancient China Vocab

TermDefinition
Great Wall: A stone wall built to defend the chinese border.
Classical China a language of the classic literature from the end of the Spring and Autumn period through to the end of the Han Dynasty, a written form of Old Chinese.
Post Classical China: First era of China.
Bronze casting The process of making a duplicate metal sculpture.
magnetic compass Another term for compass.
Civil Service System a branch of governmental service
Qin Shi Huangdi First Chinese Emperor
Wu-ti emperor of China
Chengo spanish for monkey
Mandate of Heaven ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea that tiān (heaven) granted emperors the right to rule based on their ability to govern well and fairly.
Zhou dynasty which ruled in China.
Dynasty Bloodline rulers of a country.
Laozi was a philosopher and poet of ancient China.
Confucius: A Chinese philosopher of the sixth century
Han Fei Zi is an ancient Chinese text.
Merchant a person or company involved in wholesale trade.
Skilled Tradesman manual worker in a particular trade or craft requiring skill.
Acquire buy or obtain
effect The outcome of something.
Sub-Continent a large, distinguishable part of a continent.
Asia World's largest continent.
China: fine white or translucent vitrified ceramic material.
India peninsula region (often called a subcontinent).
Continent any of the world's main continuous expanses of land.
country a nation with its own government.
Trade Route a path to make trade through.
Monotheism Believe in 1 god.
Polytheism: Belief in multiple gods.
Non-theism Belief in no god/gods.
Background Knowledge: knowledge students have.
geographic physical features: science that deals with Earth's surface. physical features, such as mountains, deserts, rivers, and oceans.
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