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ancient china

TermDefinition
Geographic Physical Features- The study of physical features of the earth's surface
Background Knowledge- Information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
Non-Theism- Not having or involving a belief in a god or gods.
Polytheism- Believing in multiple gods
Monotheism- Believing in ONE god
Trade Route- Any route usually taken by merchant ships, caravans, etc
Country- A nation or state.
Continent- One of the earth's seven major areas of land.
India- A country in South Asia
China- China is a country in Asia
Asia- World's largest continent
Subcontinent- A large, distinguishable part of a continent
Effect- A change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
Acquire- Buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself
Skilled Tradesman- Is a manual worker in a particular trade or craft requiring skill
Merchant- A person who buys and sells commodities for profit
Han Fei Zi- Chinese philosopher and legal theorist
Confucius- Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
Laozi- Chinese philosopher who is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism.
Dynasty- Chinese philosopher who is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism.
Zhou- A dynasty which ruled in China from the 11th century bc to 256 bc.
Mandate Of Heaven- Is an ancient Chinese belief and philosophical idea that granted emperors the right to rule based on their ability to govern well and fairly
Wu-ti- One of the greatest Han dynasty emperors
Qin Shi Huangdi- Qin Shi Huang, born Ying Zheng and also known as King Zheng of Qin, was the king of the state of Qin who conquered all other Warring States and eventually unified China in 221 BC
Civil Service System- Those branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services.
Magnetic Compass- An instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it.
Bronze Casting- COULD NOT FIND DEFINITION
Post Classical China- Post-classical history (also called the Postclassical Era) is the period of time that immediately followed ancient history. Depending on the continent, the era generally falls between the years AD 200-600 and AD 1200-1500
Classical China- Is the 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.
Great Wall- The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires agai
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