History Term
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human sacrifices
An act of killing on or more human beings
A lot of this physical action happened in ancient china.
A large group of family members and friends.
there were many different clans in ancient china.
Shang Dynasty
One of the first Chinese dynasties
The Shang Dynasty was ruled from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E
ancestor worship
The honoring of ancestors through rituals, such as offering food and wine to the spirits of the dead
Ancient china had ancestor worship because they wanted to feel close to their ancestors and understand them.

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A type of writing that has one symbol.
People in ancient china would write on oracle bones using logographs.
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The way a religion or country uses resources to produce and sell or trade goods.
In ancient china they used they economy so that people could get new and
different resources.
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A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes proper behavior.
This philosophy was a good one because it wasn't to harsh and it wasn't laid back.
Daoism/TaoismAbbie S taoism.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature.
This philosophy was very laid back and did not have harsh laws at all.
LegalismLegalism Abbie S.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that emphasized strict obedience to laws.
This philosophy has harsh laws
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A power or law believed to be granted by a god
It is a law that almost everyone in china follow.
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A system of government based on landowners and tenants.
feudalism is another way of saying a system like a group of realtors.
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A line of rulers on china
the Zhou Dynasty lasted from about 1045 to 265 B.C.E
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It was a teaching and on of the 3 philosophies
It had reasonable laws and does not have harsh punishments.
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A person who works for a government
A lot of people worked for the emperor like the seven social classes.
Qin ShihuangdiAbbie S emperor.jpg
The first empire to rule a united China
The Qin Shiuangdi lasted from 221 to 210 B.C.E
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To make something the same
The emperor of Qin standardized cultural practices.
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To banish or expel from ones own country or home
Many peopled were banished from different dynasties in ancient china.
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Someone who is able to live forever
Many people believed that they could live forever like the emperor but sadly died.
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A dynasty that ruled china from about 206 B.C.E.
to 220 C.E.
The Han Dynasty followed in the period of the Qin Dynasty
bureacucracyLegalism Abbie S.jpg
A large complex organization that functions under a given set of rules and conditions
An example is one of the philosophies like legalism.
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decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering.
People would decorate many things like temples with calligraphy.
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related to or resembling anesthesia
anesthetic causes anesthesia
Silk Roadsilk road Abbie S.jpg
A network of trade routes that stretched for more than four thousand miles across Asia
Many people traveled the silk road and brought many valuable things to trade.
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a Chinese explorer also referred as the father ofthe Silk Road.
He was a very famous person and people worshiped him because of the great thing he did,