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Ancient China

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Confucius
This person developed the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have others do unto you."
Laozi
Daoism is based on his teaching
Silk Road
trade route was most used by Chinese merchants under Han rule
Great Wall
built to keep invaders out of China
Qin Shihuangdi
Emperor who unified China
dynasty
a line of rulers from the same family
Himalayas
The highest mountain range in the world
Daoism
Taught that people should not seek material wealth and power; they should be in harmony with nature
Qin
one of the most important dynasties in China
Confucianism
one should respect one's elders and revere one's family and ancestors
Needs of family and community
what followers of Confucianism put first
civil service exams
Used by the Han government to select the most talented people
Legalism
a system of laws