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Arts and Humanities
Ancient China Flashcards Chapter 7 Section 1
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Group of people who share a similar position in society.
Children's respect for their parents and older relatives, an important part of Confucian beliefs.
System of beliefs introduced by the Chinese thinker Confucius; taught that people needed to have a sense of duty to their family and community in order to bring peace to society.
Chinese philosophy based on the teachings of Laozi; taught that people should turn the nature and give up their worldly concerns.
Chinese philosophy developed by Hanfeizi; taught that humans are naturally evil and therefore need to be ruled by harsh laws.
Chinese practice of easing pain by sticking thin needles to patients' skin.
Line of rulers from the same family.
Noble whose wealth came from land ownership.
A character that stands for an object.
A character that joins two or more pictographs.
A group of appointed officials who are responsible for different areas of government.
The proper way Chinese kings were expected to rule under the Mandate of Heaven.
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