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human sacrificesAlex O. stock-photo-skeleton-in-a-box-suggestion-to-thoughts-about-his-or-her-biography-544151.jpg
A person who is killed as part of a religious ritual.
Jesus was a human sacrifice.
clanAlex O. stock-vector-baseball-poster-vector-illustration-113636491.jpg
A large group of friends and family.
My baseball team is a clan.
Shang DynastyAlex O. stock-photo-taiwan-circa-a-stamp-printed-in-taiwan-from-the-chinese-cultural-heroes-issue-shows-king-116840719.jpg
The Chinese dynasty that ruled the area around the Huang he from 1700 to 1122 B.C.E.
The Shang dynasty lasted a long time
ancestor worshipAlex O. stock-photo-kerala-august-a-hindu-priest-gives-a-blessing-to-commemorate-the-dead-august-in-59261758.jpg
Honoring ancestors through rituals, such as offering food and wine to the dead.
I have ancestor worship for my grandma.
logographAlex O. stock-photo-sunny-detail-of-a-ancient-stone-sculpture-showing-ramses-ii-in-egypt-87591058.jpg
A written character that represents a word.
The letter U is a logograph because it represents the word you.
economyAlex O. stock-photo-image-of-male-hand-pointing-at-business-document-during-discussion-at-meeting-97474436.jpg
A system of managing the wealth of a community or region.
Americas economy is bad.
ConfucianismAlex O. stock-photo-statue-of-confucius-at-confucian-temple-in-shanghai-china-69272542.jpg
A [[#|Chinese philosophy]] that emphasizes proper behavior
I don't follow Confucianism all the time.
Daoism/TaoismAlex O. stock-vector-ying-yang-symbol-of-harmony-and-balance-58014958.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes living in harmony with nature.
I follow Daoism.
LegalismAlex O. stock-photo-wooden-gavel-and-books-on-wooden-table-on-brown-background-115333348.jpg
A Chinese philosophy that emphasizes strict obedience to laws.
I don't like legalism because it's too strict.
Mandate of HeavenAlex O. stock-photo-old-paper-with-a-wax-seal-on-a-white-background-108885593.jpg
A [[#|power]] or law believed to be granted by a god.
The Mandate of Heaven gave the Zhou Dynasty their laws.
feudalismAlex O. stock-photo-matsumoto-castle-japan-23574475.jpg
A system of government based on landowners and tenants.
Americas government is not feudalist.
Zhou DynastyAlex O. stock-photo-chinese-jade-bi-made-around-bc-110561324.jpg
A line of rulers in China from about 1045 to 256 B.C.E.
The Zhou Dynasty was very powerful.
Confucius
Confucius - stock photo
Confucius - stock photo

A famous Chinese philosopher.
Confucius is a very peaceful man.
civil servants
Uk police motorcycle rider - stock photo
Uk police motorcycle rider - stock photo

A person who works for a government.
America does have civil servants.
Qin Shihuangdi
Terracotta emperor - stock photo
Terracotta emperor - stock photo

The man who became emperor over a united china from 221 to 210 B.C.E.
Qin Shihuangdi is a very harsh man.
standardize
3D of a Stamp depicting Contradiction, Discrimination and Double Standars - stock photo
3D of a Stamp depicting Contradiction, Discrimination and Double Standars - stock photo

To make the same.
We standardize cars a lot.
exile
AUCKLAND-APRIL 10:14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is giving a speech in Auckland New Zealand in April 10 2003.He has lived in exile in India since the Chinese Army crushed an uprising in his homeland in 1959 - stock photo
AUCKLAND-APRIL 10:14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is giving a speech in Auckland New Zealand in April 10 2003.He has lived in exile in India since the Chinese Army crushed an uprising in his homeland in 1959 - stock photo

Living away from one's native country.
My Grandpa is exile.
immortal
3d small person the superhero standing in a confident pose in a raincoat. 3d image. Isolated white background. - stock photo
3d small person the superhero standing in a confident pose in a raincoat. 3d image. Isolated white background. - stock photo

Able to live forever.
God is immortal
Han Dynasty
Yumen Pass Jade Gate or Pass of the Jade Gate, is the name of a pass located west of Dunhuang in  China. In ancient times, this was a pass through which the Silk Road passed. - stock photo
Yumen Pass Jade Gate or Pass of the Jade Gate, is the name of a pass located west of Dunhuang in China. In ancient times, this was a pass through which the Silk Road passed. - stock photo

The Chinese dynasty that ruled from about 206 B.C.E. to about 220 C.E.
The Han Dynasty was a powerful Dynasty.
bureacucracy
Illustration depicting a road traffic sign with a bureaucracy concept. Blue sky background. - stock photo
Illustration depicting a road traffic sign with a bureaucracy concept. Blue sky background. - stock photo

A form of government in which a few people rule many others.
America's government also isn't bureacucracy.
calligraphy
The alphabet in calligraphy brush. See the figures and symbols in my portfolio - stock vector
The alphabet in calligraphy brush. See the figures and symbols in my portfolio - stock vector

The art of fine handwriting.
There is calligraphy [[#|school]].
anesthetic
hands of a nurse administer the injection - stock photo
hands of a nurse administer the injection - stock photo

Something that takes away the feeling of pain.
My mom is anesthetic to me.
Silk Road
silk road in china - stock photo
silk road in china - stock photo

[[#|A network]] of trade routes that stretched more than 4,000 miles across Asia.
The silk road brought many people to different countries.
Zhang Qian
Aries Valley Village Scenery, Qian'an City, Hebei Province, China - stock photo
Aries Valley Village Scenery, Qian'an City, Hebei Province, China - stock photo

A Han dynasty explorer who discovered the silk road.
Zhang Qian gave the Han dynasty information on the silk road.