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Dynasty

A series of rulers that are members of the same family.

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Mandate of Heaven

The approval of gods to rule over china.

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Dynastic Cycle

A pattern of the rise, fall and replacement of ruling Chinese dynasty.

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Filial Piety

Respect for parents and elders.

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Bureaucracy

A system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the work of a government.