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Jade

A hard gemstone

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Oracle

Is a prediction

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Lords

Or people of higher ranks

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Peasant

Or farmers with small farms

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Ethics

Or moral values

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Confucianism

The ideas of conflicts are known as Confucianism

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Daoism

Stressed living in harmony with the Dao the guiding force of all reality

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Legalism

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

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Great wall

A barrier that linked earlier walls across China's northern frontier

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Sundial

A Sundial used the position of shadows cast by the sun to tell the time of day

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Seismograph

A Seismograph is a device that mesures the strength of an earthquake

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Acupuncture

Is the practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points to cure disease or relive pain.

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Silk

A soft, light, highly valued fabrick

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Silk Road

This 4,000-mile long network of routes stretches westward from China across Asia deserts and mountains ranges, through the Middle East until it reached the Mediterranean Sea.

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Diffusion

The spread of ideas from one curlture to another

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Confucius

Became the most influential teacher in the Chinese history

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Laozi

Was the most famous Daoist teacher

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Shi Huangdi

Means (First Emperor)