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World History Vocab

TermDefinition
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. It was also for protection from invading.
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.
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.
Bronze casting I don't know what the definition for this word :l
Magnetic compass An instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north and bearings from it.
Civil Service System Those branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services.
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
Wu-ti One of the greatest Han dynasty emperors
Chengo Chengo is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province
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
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 Chinese philosopher who is traditionally regarded as the founder of Taoism.
Confucius He was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.
Han Fei Zi Chinese philosopher and legal theorist
Merchant A person who buys and sells commodities for profit
Skilled Tradesman Is a manual worker in a particular trade or craft requiring skill
Acquire Buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself
Effect A change that is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
Sub-Continent A large, distinguishable part of a continent
Asia World's largest continent
China A country in Asia
India A country in South Asia
Continent One of the earth's seven major areas of land
Country A nation or state
Trade Route Any route usually taken by merchants ships,caravans,etc
Monotheism Believing in ONE god
Polytheism Believing in MULTIPLE gods
Nonotheism Not having or involving a belief in a god or gods
Background Knowledge Information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem
Geographic Physical Features The study of physical features of the earth's surface
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