Chapter 2 Vocab: Classical China
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Founder of the brief Qin dynasty in 221 B.C.E.
Established in 221 B.C.E. at the end of the Warring States period following the decline of the Zhou dynasty; fell in 207 B.C.E.
Chinese dynasty that succeeded the Qin in 202 B.C.E.; ruled for the next 400 years.
Originally a vassal family of Shang China; possibly Turkic in origin; overthrew the Shang and established second historical Chinese dynasty that flourished 1122 to 256 B.C.E
Also known as Kung Fuzi; major Chinese philosopher born in the 6th century B.C.E.; author of Analects; philosophy based on need for restoration of order through advice of superior men to be found among the shi.
Chinese defensive fortification intended to keep out the nomadic invaders from the north; initiated during Qin dynasty and reign of Shi Huangdi
Network of Roads through Central Asia generated by trade in silk and other luxury products
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