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A town in eastern China Know for its artifacts

Anyang

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c. 259 b.c.- 210 b.c. King of Qin who created the first unified Chinese empire and became the first Chinese emperor.

Shi Huangdi

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

Gaozu

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c. 87 BC. Chinese emperor who increased authority during the Han dynasty.

Wu Di

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c. 100 BC. Chinese astronomer who became the first Chinese historian after writing a complete history book on China.

Sima Qian

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c. 100 BC. 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 Shang 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 i the government.

Civil Service

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a person who goes between buyers and sellers.

Middleman

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a dynasty that lasted from 1760 BC to 1500 BC in China.

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 of the Chinese dynasties, lasting from 770-221 BC.

Zhou Dynasty

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the Chinese dynasty founded by the first Chinese emperor, Shi Huagdi in 221 BC.

Qin Dynasty

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a wall in China originally built 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 BC to AD 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