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Chapter 8 and chapter 9 vocabulary

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chapter 8

Question Answer
loessfine, dust like material that forms from soil
dikewalls built to hold back water
oracle bonesanimal bones or turtle shells carved with written characters/stories
pictographpictures that represent words or ideas
memorize

Section 2

Question Answer
mandate of heaventhe right to rule
warlordmilitary rulers of small states
chaostotal disorder and confusion
warring states periodera of destruction and chaos
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Section 3

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philosophya set of beliefs about how to live your life
ancestor worship honoring the spirits of the dead
confucianism the teachers of the thinker confucius
filial pietythe devotion of children to their parents
daoism an ancient chinese way of life
memorize

chapter 9

Question Answer
great wall a long wall running east and west along his empires northern border
standardize to set rules that make things more similar
legalism a strong leader and a strong legal system are needed to create social order
censora ban/ideas that he found dangerous or offensive
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Section 2

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officialpeople assigned to a position in the government took orders from them
civil servicea system of government employees mainly selected for their skills and knowledge
silk roada network of trade routes that crossed asia
envoyrepresentatives of the emperor
cuisine a high end style of cooking
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Section 3

Question Answer
monopolywhen a single group controls the entire production of a good or service
calligraphythe art of beautiful writing
lacquer protective coating made of sap from a special tree
acupuncturea therapy that uses needles to cure sicknesses and stop pain
sesimometer a tool to detect earthquakes
memorize