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China 2

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Great Wall a system of fortified walls with a roadway along the top, constructed as a defense for China against the nomads of the regions that are now Mongolia and Manchuria: completed in the 3rd century b.c., but later repeatedly modified and rebuilt
Classical China laid the foundation for the single most important civilization in the history of the planet
Post Classical China is the period of time that immediately followed ancient history and before modern history
Bronze casting negatives are molds and the prints are the castings
Magnetic compass a compass having a magnetized needle generally in line with the magnetic poles of the earth
Civil service system branches of public service concerned with all governmental administrative functions outside the armed services
Qin Shi Huangdi was the founder of the Qin dynasty and was the first emperor of a unified China
Wu-ti was one of the greatest Han dynasty emperors
Chengo is a settlement in Kenya coast province
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
Zhou Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and before the Qin dynasty
Dynasty a sequence of rulers from the same family, stock, or group
Laozi was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer
Confucius was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history
Han Fei Zswxei was an influential political philosopher of the warring states period Chinese legalist school
Merchant a person who buys and sells commodities for profit; dealer; trader
Skilled tradesman tradesperson or skilled tradesman refers to a worker that specializes in a particular trade or craft requiring skill .
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