HIS 101 FALL 2012
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HIS 101 FALL 2012
HIS 101 FALL 2012 EXAM
HIS 101 FALL 2012 EXAM
The idea of the Mandate of Heaven was
introduced by the Zhou Dynasty and it served to legitimize its power.
The writer of China's most famous work on military strategy was
In the Chinese written Language the symbol for wife is characterized by
a woman with a broom.
The lengthiest dynasty in Chinese history was the
An extension of "filial piety" to include care for the deceased, by burning replicas of useful objects to accompany them to the next world was
veneration of ancestors
China was most vulnerable to attack and invasion from the
The conversations between Confucious and his disciples are found in the
A popular philosophy during the "hundred schools" period that stressed that human beings were by nature evil and need strict laws was
isolated it from other centers of civilizations
One of the earliest ideas was that the universe was divided into two primary forces of good and evil, light and dark, male and female, called the
yang (sun) and the yin (moon)
the caste system
was applicable to every member of Indian society
India's first empire was founded about 320 BC by
India is divided from the rest of Asia by the
defined the Middle Way to human happiness.
dominated ancient India after their arrival from the north
The two major cities of the Indus River Vally civilization
were Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
What army of occupation was followed in India by Chandragupta Maurya?
the army of Alexander the Great
Ashoka's reign was noted for
it's peace and toleration
The Mahabharata and the Ramayana are examples of
epic Indian poems
The sudra was the lowest of the "twice-born" castes. True or False?
used sacred characters as picture signs.
The word Mesopotamia is derived from the Greek word meaning
land between the rivers
Neanderthal man lived primarily in
THe earliest hominids
lived in Africa.
Hammurabi is best known for his
code of laws.
The Phoenician culture is most noted in history for
devising an alphabet
Which of the following did the Hittites introduce as a new, invincible means of warfare during the conquest of Babylon?
weapons made of iron
Babylonian dominance over much of Mesopotamia was established by
Isreal reached its height in worldly might and splendor during the reign of
Zoroaster founded a religion that
established ethical percepts
The ancient philosopher Socrates left no writings but did create a question and answer technique for dialog called the
Hippocrates is considered by many the father of
The armies of Alexander the Great conquered civilizations as far east as
The Illiad and the Odyssey, famous examples of the Greek epic poetry, were written by
Cleisthenes was the famous lawmaker of Athens, he created a way to deal with enemies of the state. It was called
The first known writer of the Greek tragedy was
The legendary lawgiver who devised the Spartan system for military training of young men was
The conquests of Alexander the Great helped to develop and spread this culture after his death.
The greek polis was
By 700 BC a new military order was created by using heavily armed infantrymen called
The Roman family was headed by the leading or dominant male member of the household called the
The "three man rule" was set up between Caesar, Crassus, and Pompey to contral the political climate in Rome.
Augustus was responsible for setting up the roughly 9,000 men who would guard the emperor
This famous soldier was assassinated after being named "dictator for life" in 47 BC.
This major religion arose during the first century and would spread throughout the Roman empire.
The Carthaginian general who almost defeated Rome was
This was a symbol used by the Etruscan kings, it was an ax bound by a bundle of rods.
The name of the upper class who controlled the republic.
The name of the lower class that insisted the laws of Rome be written down.
PaxRomana refers to (3)...
the end of a century off violence.
the end of the Roman Republic.
200 years of Roman imperialism and peace.