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fine, windblown yellow soil that sinks and causes water levels to rise
loess
group of families with a common ancestor
clan
complete control of a product or business by one person or group
monopoly
calling on ancestors to bring good fortune and act as intermediaries between the living and the gods
veneration of ancestors
signs that express thoughts
ideographs
bones of animals or tortoise shells used to fortell the future
oracle bones
elegant, fine handwriting resembling an artform
calligraphy
divine right to rule used to overthrow overnments
Mandate of Heaven
the rising and falling of dynasties
Dynastic Cycle
a system of government in which local lords offer loyalty and military service in exchange for land
feudalism
respect parents above all other duties including the state
filial piety
government of strict rule; harsh punishment
Hanfeizi
Legalism
accept your place in society
stresses the five relationship
educated government officials
Confucius
Confucianism
live in harmony with nature
emphasize yielding
little government (unnatural)
Laozi
Daoism
trade route from China to Rome
Silk Road
respect parents above all other duties including the state
filial piety
government of strict rule; harsh punishment; Hanfeizi
Legalism
accept your place in society;stresses the five relationships;educated government officials;Confucius
Confucianism
live in harmony with nature;emphasizes yielding;little government (unnatural);Laozi
Daoism
trade route from China to Rome
Silk Road