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1122-221BCE- the time when China was organized and governed by a feudal system similar to that of medieval Europe
an ancient Chinese wise man who devoted his life to teaching and to government reform. His philosophy is the basis for Confucianism
a mass movement begun by Chinese Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong in 1966 directed against the upper-middle class bureaucrats, artists and university intellectuals who were killed, imprisoned, or "resettled." It was intended to purify Chinese Communism
206BCE-220CE- the time in China when Confucianism became a quasi-state religion and when Confucian classics were used as a basis of civil service exams
a follower of Confucius who believed in the value of rites to bring people together and who denied the basic goodness of humankind
on of three major schools of Taoism. They believed that people tended to be lazy and wicked and that government need strong leadership
the Confucian philosopher who lived 100 years after Confucius who became a famous teacher of Confucianism
one of three major schools of Taoism. They thought that government should operate from a of love
Tao Te Ching
literally, "The Classic of the Way and its Power or Virtue." The book that became the basis for the philosophy of Taoism
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