a protective wall that controls or holds back water
closely related people of several generations
551BC-479BC; a Chinese philosopher and teacher whose beliefs had a great influence on Chinese life
a system of beliefs and values
the group of people whose job it is to carry out the work of the government
an ancient trade route between China and Europe
a valuable cloth, originally made only in China from thin threads spun by caterpillars called silkworms
Sima Qian (sih-MAH-chen)
a Chinese scholar, astronomer, and historian; author of the most important history of ancient China, 'Historical Records'
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