Fine windblown yellow soil
Wall build along a river to protect from floods
Government organized into different levels and tasks.
Belief that spirits inhabit everything.
Bones used by Chinese priests to predict future.
Type of "fancy" writing
Government in which the ruler holds absolute power.
Centralized system that runs the day to day workings of the government
Dynasty that was the first true empire of China
Wall built in China to protect from invaders
Trade route from China to Mediterranean.
Female- dark side
Male - Light side
Philosopher- believed in family, respect for elders, and reverence for past ancestors
sacred text of Confucianism
School of Chinese philosophy that dealt with politics.