protection of shawdows cast by the sun to tell the time of day
an invention that measures the strenght of an earthquake
inserting needles in a person's skin to cure disease or pain
soft, light, highly valuble fabric
4,000 mile long trade route strecthed westward from China, across Asia desserts, mountain ranges, middle east and stoping at the meditteranean sea
"the spread of ideas from one culture to another"
"a hard gemstone"
'people of high rank"
"farmers with small farms"
the thoughts or ideas of Confuscious
"stressed living in harmony with the dao the guiding force of all reality"
" was the most famous Daoist teacher"
"the beleif that people were bad by nature and need to be controlled"