World History: Foundations 10,000 BCE to 600 CE
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Fertile Crescent
- Gupta Dynasty
- Persian Wars
- a Indian Empire (320 CE-550 CE) known for re-establishing Hinduism and for achievements in math and science.
- b Known for their culture (such as art, architecture and philosophy). Made up of city-states. Didn't have a large empire or military.
- c Two failed attempts by the Persian Empire in the 400s BCE to conquer the Greeks in the 400s BCE
- d 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.
- e The swath of land in the Middle East where agriculture and later urbanization and later the first empires began.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- This city state was ruled by a senate, spoke Latin, and borrowed heavily from Greek culture. They militarily expanded their territory for centuries but the senate eventually was overthrown by an imperial system.
- Greatest empire in the world up to 500 BCE. Spoke an Indo-European language. A multi-ethnic and multi-religious empire. Fell to Alexander the Great.
- During a civil war the Roman Senate allowed him to become a dictator but he refused to give it up and the senate eventually killed him. But his name came to mean "emperor".
- The Phonecian traders brought the first alphabet from the Middle East to the Greeks because both were seafaring traders in this sea.
- Between approximately 4000 and 1500 BCE human societies in certain river valleys transformed from Neolithic farming villages into more complex urban societies. What might this transition be called?
5 True/False Questions
Han → Chinese Dynasty from 1750 BCE to 1050 BCE. Area around Yellow River valley. First dynasty we have physical evidence of (oracle bone writings and bronze art).
Shang → 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.
Qin → 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.
Reincarnation → Hindu and Buddhist belief that souls are reborn into new bodies over and over.
The first written language, which was created by the Sumerians in about 3000 BCE.