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Flashcards in 6 Vcbs Deck (18):
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Jade

A hard gemstone

2

Oracle

Is a prediction

3

Lords

People with high rank

4

Peasants

Farmers with small farms

5

Ethics

Moral values

6

Daoism

The guiding force of all reality

7

Legalism

The belief that people were bad by nature and needed to be controlled

8

Confucianism

Moral values. The ideas of Confucius are known as

9

Shi Huangdi

Which means "First Emperor"

10

Great Wall

a barrier that linked earlier walls across Chinas' northern
frontier

11

Subdial

uses the positions of shadows by the sun to tell time

12

Seismograph

Is a device that measure s the strength of an earthquake

13

Acupuncture

A practice of inserting fine needles through skin at specific points to cure diseases or to relieve pain

14

Silk

A soft, light, highly valued fabric

15

Silk Road

A 4,000 mile-long network of routes stretched westward from China across Asia's deserts and mountains ranges through the Middle East until it reached the Mediterranean sea

16

Laozi

The most famous Daoist teacher

17

Diffusion

The spread of ideas from one culture to another

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Confucius

Are known as Confucianism