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AP World History Chapter 2

This is the vocab for chapter 2 of the book, World Civilizations The Global Experience AP Edition
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Shi Huangdi
king of the Chinese State of Qin from 247 BC to 221 BC, and then the first emperor of a unified China from 221 BC to 210 BC, ruling under the name First Emperor.
Qin
Third Chinese Dynasty
Dao
The Cosmic force
Zhou
Originally a vassal family of Shang China; possibly turkish in origin; overthrew the shang and established the 2nd Chinese dynasty
Confucius
Philosopher; Wrote elaborate statements on political ethics which became the core to Chinese living
Great Wall
Chinese defensive fortification intended to keep out the nomadic invaders from the north; initiated during the Qin Dynasty under the rule of Shi huangdi
Silk Road
interconnected series of routes through Southern Asia traversed by caravan and ocean vessel.
Han
Successor of the Qin Dynasty