used to ease pain by sticking thin needles into patient's skin.
A Chinese philosophy that promotes a peaceful society.
children had to respect their parents and older relatives.
A religion that spread from India. It became popular after the fall of the Han dynasty.
government jobs that were held by people that took very hard tests to get the jobs.
one type of money to be used through the Empire.
is a line of rulers who belong to the same family.
A scared shrine where a priest or priestess spoke to a god or goddess.
Includes people who share similar position in society.
nobles whose wealth came from the land they owned.
The study of human life and the way people live it.
is made up of appointed officials who are responsible for different areas of government.
"School of Law"
Are used by the Chinese to solve math problems. Made of wood or stone which are moved up and down to add, subtract, multiply or divide.
Mandate of Heaven
-also a formal order. The king is chosen by heavenly order because of his talent and virtue.
-Led a rebellion against the Shang and began a new dynasty called Zhou.
"Martial Emperor of Han" Invented the Civil Service Exam.
-Emperor who ruled with harsh laws and spent great deal of money on palaces.
Founder of the Han Dynasty.
Great Teacher and thinker.
Developed the teachings of legalism.
Lived around the same times as Confucius, if he was a real person.