WORLD HISTORY EXAM

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  1. The followers of this philosophy were particularly drawn to the study of sciences such as astronomy and medicine.
    Daoism
  2. He established the manufacture and exchange of metal coins within the Persian Empire.
    Darius
  3. This kingdom was long dominated by Egypt but emerged as a regional power after the Egyptian empire declined.
    Kush
  4. Which kingdom saw itself as the guardians of Egyptian civilization after the Libyans were ousted from Egypt?
    Kush
  5. This military leader andpeacemaker was the last great Egyptian pharaoh.
    Ramses II
  6. Which group of nomads invaded Egypt in chariots and ruled Egypt for 70 years?
    Hyksos
  7. He burned books and forced peasants to work on the Great Wall of China.
    Shi Huagndi
  8. Which empire was ruled by Cyrus?
    Persia
  9. He seized the Persian throne with the aid of an elite group of Persian soldiers.
    Darius
  10. He divided the Persian Empire into 20 provinces
    Darius
  11. This is the philosophy that was adopted by Shi Huangdi
    Legalism
  12. Immediately following his death, rebellions erupted throughout the Persian Empire.
    Cambyses
  13. What great structure was created by forced labor to protect China from attacks by northern nomads?
    Great Wall of China
  14. This is what the philosophy of Laozi came to be called.
    Daoism
  15. This is the type of government that was established by Shi Huangdi.
    autocracy
  16. The teachings of this man, China's most influential scholar, are found in the Analects.
    Confucious
  17. During the reign of Shi Huangdi, hundreds of followers of this philosophy were murdered for their beliefs, and their books were burned.
    confucianism
  18. What famous structure did King Darius build to unite the Persian Empire?
    The Royal Road
  19. This concept devides the world into two powers that represent the natural rythms of life.
    Yin and Yang
  20. Which philosophy was the Qin ruler Shi Huangdi following when he burned "useless" books, created forced labor, and murdered hundreds of scholars?
    Legalism
  21. Confucianism stressed a strong belief in this.
    filial piety
  22. He established the Persian custom of honoring the traditions and beliefs of the peoples his armies conquered.
    Cyrus
  23. What city became a major center for the manufacture of iron weapons and tools?
    Meroe
  24. This non-Egyptian king overthrew the Libyan dynasty that ruled Egypt and upheld the Egyptian way of life.
    Piankhi
  25. Which Chinese philosophy stressed that social order, harmoney, and good government could be restored by organizing society around 5 basic relationships?
    confucianism
  26. This pharaoh ruled during the New Kingdom and made Egypt a might empire. His invasion of Nubia greatly added to the territory and power of the empire.
    Thutmose II
  27. He conquered Egypt and, despite his father's example, scorned its people's beliefs
    Cambyses
  28. He was a prophet and religious reformer
    Zoroaster
  29. The Babylonians and the Jews welcomed him as their conqueror
    Cyrus
  30. He began a series of conquests that led to the creation of the Persian Empire.
    Cyrus
  31. What was the location of Nebuchadnezzar's hanging gardens?
    Babylon
  32. This city, located south of Egypt was the home of kings as well as an importnat trade and iron manufacturing center.
    Meroe
  33. These nomads used chariots to invade an Egypt that had been severly weakened and divided.
    Hyksos
  34. This region was located along the Nile, south of Egypt. Several of its kingdoms served as trade and intellectual centers.
    Nubia
  35. This ruler was known for encouraging the expansion of trade in Egypt
    Hatshepsut
  36. These were regional governors
    Satraps
  37. This is the group of rulers to which Shi Huangdi belonged.
    Qin Dynasty
  38. Which empire became known for its cruelty to conquered peoples?
    Assyria
  39. which necessity cause the Assyrians to develop a strong army?
    Invasions
  40. What did the Kushites do after losing Egypt to the Assyrians?
    moved south to meroe
  41. what belief of the prophet Zoroaster was similiar to later concepts in Christianity and Islam?
    Judgement Day
  42. Among the conquerors of the ancient world, what was Cyrus famous for?
    kindness & tolerance for conquored people
  43. what did the Assyrians do to the peoples that they conquored?
    killed, enslaved, exiled them
  44. what great city did the Assyrians build?
    Nineveh
  45. what does Confucius believe will transform the people of China?
    education/knowledge
  46. during what era was Egypt most powerful and wealthy?
    New Kingdom
  47. which warriors used metal armor, copper helmets, and leather protection
    the assyrians
  48. what did the Assyrian Kinf, Ashurbanipal, build in Ninevah
    a library
  49. ethical system searched to understand nature and be free of desire
    daosim

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