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Christian in China

Loess Yellow-brown soil
Dike A protective wall that controls/ holds back water
Extended Family Closely related people of several generations, such as brothers and sisters, parents, uncles and aunts, grandparents, and great-grandfathers
North China Plain A north plain in East Asia, built up by soil deposits of the Huang He
Huang He The second largest river in China
Yangzi River The longest river in China and Asia and the third-longest river in the world
Philosophy System of beliefs and values
Civil Service The group of people whose job is to carry out the work of the government
Confucius Chinese philosopher and teacher; his beliefs, known as Confucianism, greatly influenced Chinese life
Currency The kind of money used by a group or a nation
Warlord A leader of an armed group
Shi Huangdi Emperor of the Qin Dynasty (259-210 BC); was the first to unify the Chinese empire (221-210 BC)
Liu Bang Founder of the Han dynasty of China in 202 BC; born a peasent; stabilized the government and promoted education
Wudi Chinese emperor from 140 to 86 BC; brought the Han dynasty to its peak; expanded the Chinese empire; made Confucianism the state religion
Silk A valuable cloth originally made only in China from threads spun by caterpillars called silkworms
Sima Qian Chinese scholar, astronomer, and historian; wrote the most history in ancient Chian, " Historical Records "
Silk Road An ancient trade route between China and Europe
Created by: Evrae24



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