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Flashcards in 4.2 China's Past Deck (19):
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A town in Eastern China known for its artifacts of bone

Anyang

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King of Qin who created the first unified Chinese empire and became the first China emperor

Shi Huangdi

3

First ruler of the Han dynasty who lifted the ban on books in China

Gaozu

4

Chinese emperor who increased authority during the Han dynasty

Wu Di

5

Chinese astronomer who became the first Chinese historian after writing a complete history book on China

Sima Qian

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Chinese scholar and historian of the Han dynasty who continued the work of Sima Qian

Ban Zhao

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A picture that represents a word

Pictograph

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A bone commonly used during the Shuang dynasty in China to predict the future

Oracle Bone

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A territory

Province

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A relative who lived longer ago than a grandparent

Ancestor

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The practice of using skills and talents to work in the goverment

Civil Service

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A person who goes in between buyers and sellers

Middleman

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A dynasty that lasted from 1760 B.C. to 1500 B.C.

Shang Dynasty

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A period of history when bronze was mainly used to make items such as tools and weapons

Bronze Age

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The largest Chinese dynasties, lasting from 770-221 B.C.

Zhou Dynasty

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the Chinese dynasty founded by the first Chinese emperor, Shi Huangdi in 221 B.C.

Qin Dynasty

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a wall in China originally build for protection from northern invaders that over centuries was extended to more than 4,300 miles

Great Wall

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a dynasty that lasted from 206 B.C. to A.D.220 in china

Han Dynasty

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a trading route that connected Europe and lands of the former Roman Empire with China

Silk Road