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confucianism
the ideas of the Chinese philosopher Confucius, which became a guide for the way people live
filial piety
kind treatment of parents; translation of the Chinese word xiao
hertiage
a set of ideas that have been passed down from one generation to another.
Mandate of Heaven
the right to rule; the Chinese believe heaven gave it to their emporor.
philospher
a person who studies the meaning of life
public works
structures built by the government for use by everyone
responsibility
a duty
virtue
a good quality
bureaucracy
a network of appointed government officials
civil war
a war in which groups of people from the same place or country fight one another
Legalism
Chinese teaching that express a belief in the strick following of laws
standardization
the practice of making all things of a certain type alike
ambassabor
a representative of a government
caravan
a group of traders
civil service
the part of a bureaucracy that overseed the day-to-day business of running a government
Daoism
a religion and philosophy that teaches that the key to long life and happiness is to accept life as it is
export
to send out goods for sale to other places
import
to bring in goods for sale from other places
profit
money gained
Silk road
a trade route that stretched from China to the Mediterranean Sea