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5 Matching questions

  1. Han
  2. Buddhism
  3. Sumerians
  4. Persian Wars
  5. Alexander the Great
  1. a Belief system that started in India in the 500s BC. Happiness can be achieved through removal of one's desires. Believers seek enlightenment and the overcoming of suffering.
  2. b Chinese 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. c He and his father defeated and united the weakened Greek city-states and he defeated the Persian Empire in 330 BCE thus spreading Greek culture and influence throughout Western Asia.
  4. d Two failed attempts by the Persian Empire in the 400s BCE to conquer the Greeks in the 400s BCE
  5. e The name of the first culture in the world to develop cities.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Although it had a rich and sophisticated civilization, this American empire did not have a written language.
  2. 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. In about the 1500s BCE these people were migrating tribes from present-day southeast Russia. Some traveled to Europe, some to Persia, and some to India. Thus, today many people in Europe, Perisa, and India share some lingustic, cultural, and biological roots.
  4. The 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. This body of Water separates Europe and Africa

5 True/False questions

  1. roadsClassical Rome and China both had new foreign religions that spread widely in their empires due to the fact that both had built networks of these.


  2. YellowChinese civilization began as small kingdoms and dynasties on this river, named after the color of the loess-type soil.


  3. Persian 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.


  4. ReincarnationA traditional and somewhat controversial term to describe an urbanized society with written language, complex social, political, and religious institutions.


  5. Fertile CrescentThe swath of land in the Middle East where agriculture and later urbanization and later the first empires began.


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