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china vocab

TermDefinition
Great Wall a wall that was constructed by two dynasties to protect themselves
Classical China a period in time in china
post classical china a time frame 1from 600 ce to 1450ce
Bronze casting It can be used for statues, singly or in groups, reliefs, and small statuettes and figurines, as well as bronze elements to be fitted to other objects such as furniture.
Magnetic compass another term for a compass
Civil service system those branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services. ... a system or method of appointing government employees on the basis of competitive examinations, rather than by political patronage. O
Qin Shi Huangdi chinese states along huang he and chang jing
Wu-ti Emperor Wu of Han, born Liu Che, courtesy name Tong, was the seventh emperor of the Han dynasty of China, ruling from 141–87 BC. His reign lasted 54 years — a record not broken until the reign of the Kangxi Emperor more than 1,800 years later.
Chengo Chengo is a settlement in Kenya's Coast Province
. Mandate of Heaven The Zhou created the Mandate of Heaven: the idea that there could be only one legitimate ruler of China at a time, and that this ruler had the blessing of the gods. They used this Mandate to justify their overthrow of the Shang, and their subsequent rule
Zhou The Zhou dynasty (Chinese: 周朝; pinyin: Zhōu cháo [ʈʂóu̯ ʈʂʰǎu̯]) was a Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty
Dynasty line of rulers from the same family
Laozi Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is known as the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching and the founder of philosophical Taoism, and as a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions.
Confucius system of beliefs introduced by the chinese thinker confucius
Han Fei Zswxei The Han Feizi is an ancient Chinese text attributed to foundational political philosopher, "Master" Han Fei.
.Merchant a person or company involved in wholesale trade, especially one dealing with foreign countries or supplying merchandise to a particular trade.
Skilled tradesman a merchant that is very skilled
Acquire buy or obtain (an object or asset) for oneself.
Effect something that happened after a cause
Sub-continent a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North America or southern Africa.
Asia Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent,
. China China is a populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000km of coastline.
India India is a vast South Asian country with diverse terrain
Continent any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America).
Country a nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory.
trade route a route for people to be able to trade
Monotheism a belief in one god
Polytheism a belief in more than one god
Non-theism a belief in no god
background knowledge knowledge that you know before you do something
geographic physical features items on a map like mountains or desserts
Created by: dh05179