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Ancient China

Ancient China Vocabulary

Climate The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period.
Physicle features In geography it includes bodies of water, land forms, oceans, mountains, lakes, rivers, plateaus, plains, streams, hills, bays, gulf, volcanoes,
Vegitation Plants considered collectively.
Oasis a fertile spot in the desert with water.
Silt fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water.
Tributary A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
Maize Corn
Mutton Lamb
Millet Flour
Human Sacrifice Killing one more humans for the gods
Clan A Large group of friends and family
Ancestor worship Honoring ancestors through rituals, such as offering food and wine to the dead.
Lolograph A written character that represents a word.
Econmy A system of managing wealth of a country or region.
Confucianism Lead by example
Daoism Rule as little as possible
Legalism Set clear laws and harshly punish those who disobey them.
Mandate of Heaven A power or law believed to be granted by the gods
Civil servant A person who works for a goverment
Yin/Yang Opposite forces have a little bit of each in them.
Standardize to make the same
Exile living away from ones native country
immortal able to live forever
Bureancracy pyramid government.
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