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ancient china


Geographic Physical FeaturesThe study of physical features
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 multiple gods
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 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 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 A line of hereditary rulers of a country
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 alloys of bronze – were gathered and heated. Once melted, the metal was poured into the cavity of the fire-hardened clay. The metal cooled and the sculptor knocked the clay from the metal. The first bronze was cast.
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 again
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