WORLD HISTORY EXAM
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WORLD HISTORY EXAM
The followers of this philosophy were particularly drawn to the study of sciences such as astronomy and medicine.
He established the manufacture and exchange of metal coins within the Persian Empire.
This kingdom was long dominated by Egypt but emerged as a regional power after the Egyptian empire declined.
Which kingdom saw itself as the guardians of Egyptian civilization after the Libyans were ousted from Egypt?
This military leader andpeacemaker was the last great Egyptian pharaoh.
Which group of nomads invaded Egypt in chariots and ruled Egypt for 70 years?
He burned books and forced peasants to work on the Great Wall of China.
Which empire was ruled by Cyrus?
He seized the Persian throne with the aid of an elite group of Persian soldiers.
He divided the Persian Empire into 20 provinces
This is the philosophy that was adopted by Shi Huangdi
Immediately following his death, rebellions erupted throughout the Persian Empire.
What great structure was created by forced labor to protect China from attacks by northern nomads?
Great Wall of China
This is what the philosophy of Laozi came to be called.
This is the type of government that was established by Shi Huangdi.
The teachings of this man, China's most influential scholar, are found in the Analects.
During the reign of Shi Huangdi, hundreds of followers of this philosophy were murdered for their beliefs, and their books were burned.
What famous structure did King Darius build to unite the Persian Empire?
The Royal Road
This concept devides the world into two powers that represent the natural rythms of life.
Yin and Yang
Which philosophy was the Qin ruler Shi Huangdi following when he burned "useless" books, created forced labor, and murdered hundreds of scholars?
Confucianism stressed a strong belief in this.
He established the Persian custom of honoring the traditions and beliefs of the peoples his armies conquered.
What city became a major center for the manufacture of iron weapons and tools?
This non-Egyptian king overthrew the Libyan dynasty that ruled Egypt and upheld the Egyptian way of life.
Which Chinese philosophy stressed that social order, harmoney, and good government could be restored by organizing society around 5 basic relationships?
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.
He conquered Egypt and, despite his father's example, scorned its people's beliefs
He was a prophet and religious reformer
The Babylonians and the Jews welcomed him as their conqueror
He began a series of conquests that led to the creation of the Persian Empire.
What was the location of Nebuchadnezzar's hanging gardens?
This city, located south of Egypt was the home of kings as well as an importnat trade and iron manufacturing center.
These nomads used chariots to invade an Egypt that had been severly weakened and divided.
This region was located along the Nile, south of Egypt. Several of its kingdoms served as trade and intellectual centers.
This ruler was known for encouraging the expansion of trade in Egypt
These were regional governors
This is the group of rulers to which Shi Huangdi belonged.
Which empire became known for its cruelty to conquered peoples?
which necessity cause the Assyrians to develop a strong army?
What did the Kushites do after losing Egypt to the Assyrians?
moved south to meroe
what belief of the prophet Zoroaster was similiar to later concepts in Christianity and Islam?
Among the conquerors of the ancient world, what was Cyrus famous for?
kindness & tolerance for conquored people
what did the Assyrians do to the peoples that they conquored?
killed, enslaved, exiled them
what great city did the Assyrians build?
what does Confucius believe will transform the people of China?
during what era was Egypt most powerful and wealthy?
which warriors used metal armor, copper helmets, and leather protection
what did the Assyrian Kinf, Ashurbanipal, build in Ninevah
ethical system searched to understand nature and be free of desire