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  1. Patriarchal
  2. Mediterranean Sea
  3. The Middle East
  4. Yellow
  5. Gupta Dynasty
  1. a Indian Empire (320 CE-550 CE) known for re-establishing Hinduism and for achievements in math and science.
  2. b Before agriculture, men and women are believed to have a greater degree of equality. But after the rise of agriculture, most human societies became ________
  3. c Chinese civilization began as small kingdoms and dynasties on this river, named after the color of the loess-type soil.
  4. d This body of Water separates Europe and Africa
  5. e
    Christianity first developed in Palestine on the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, which is in what general region of the world?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Mesopotamia is the land between what two rivers?
  2. Christianity and Buddhism, though fundamentally very different both are offshoots of older exclusive ethnic-based religions. Each spread throughout the reminents of a great classical empire of the time. Because anyone could join these new religions, they could be described as _______.
  3. Starting in approximately 2500 BC, the Akkadians invaded the Sumerians and created what is probably the first ______, which is when societies are in some way taken over and dominated by a central authority.
  4. Both Greece and Japan owe their advancement to the fact that they ______ ideas from other more sophisticated regions (China in the case of Japan and the Middle East in the case of Europe)
  5. Although initially it was seen as a bizarre cult and was violently persecuted, eventually it gained acceptance and in the 300s became the official religion of the Roman state.

5 True/False questions

  1. Roman EmpireExisted from 27 BCE to about 400 CE. Conquiered entire Mediterranean coast and most of Europe. Ruled by an emperor. Eventually oversaw the rise and spread of Christianity.


  2. HanChinese Dynasty (206 BCE - 220 CE) ruled a centralized and growing empire for 400 years. Complex centralized buraucracy with Civil service system based on Confucianism. Traded on Silk Road.


  3. Persian GulfThis body of water separates the Arabian peninsula from the more mountainous land of Persia


  4. HistoriographyThe study of how history is done, such as how different people perceive past events and how a source's point-of-view impacts its portrayal of the past.


  5. MediterraneanThis body of Water separates Europe and Africa


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