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Flashcards in vocabuulary Deck (17):
1

jade

a hard gemstone

2

oracle

is a prediction

3

lords

people of a high rank

4

peasants

farmers with small farms

5

Confucius

he became the influential in Chinese history

6

ethics

moral values

7

Confucianism

the ideas of Confucius are known as

8

Daoism

stressed living in harmony Dao, the guiding force of all reality.

9

Laozi

was the most famous Daoist teacher

10

Legalism

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

11

Shi Huangdi

the first emperor

12

Great Wall

a barrier that linked earlier walls across Chinas northern frontier.

13

sundial

uses the position of shadows cast to tell the time of
day

14

seismograph

is a device that measures the strength of an
earthquake

15

acupuncture

is a practice of inserting fine needles through the skin at specific points to cure disease or relieve pain.

16

silk

a soft light highly valued fabric

17

silk road

this 4000mile long network of routes stretched westward
from China