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  1. Hellenistic Era
  2. Muslim
  3. System of competing states
  4. Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  5. Ahura Mazda
  1. a A follower of Islam, means "one who has submitted"
  2. b The age of Alexander the Great; period when the Greek language and ideas were carried to the non-Greek world
  3. c Eastern branch of Christianity that evolved following the division of the Roman Empire and the subsequent development of the Byzantine Empire in the east and the medieval European society in the west. The church recognized the primacy of the patriarch of Constantinople.
  4. d The distinctive organization of Western European political life that developed after the fall of Western Roman Empire, in which many small existing independent states encouraged military and economic competition
  5. e Main god of Zoroastrianism who represented truth and goodness and was perceived to be in an eternal struggle with the malign spirit angra mainyu.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The idea that monarchs are God's representatives on earth and are therefore answerable only to God.
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  4. Chinese defensive fortification built to keep out northern nomadic invaders; began during the reign of Shi Huangdi.
  5. A process of centralization that took place in the First Civilizations, growing out of the greater complexity of urban life in recognition of the need for coordination, regulation, adjudication, and military leadership.

5 True/False Questions

  1. LegalismIn China, a political philosophy that emphasized the unruliness of human nature and justified state coercion and control. The Qin ruling class invoked it to validate the authoritarian nature of their regime.


  2. Civilization vs. barbarism...


  3. Qin ShihuangdiA group of writings sacred in Hinduism concerning the relations of humans, God, and the universe.


  4. European citiesThe first state to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 324 B.C.E. and survived until 184 B.C.E. From its capital at Pataliputra in the Ganges Valley it grew wealthy from taxes. (184)


  5. Abbasid CaliphateDescendants of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle, al-Abbas, they overthrew the Umayyad Caliphate and ruled an Islamic empire from their capital in Baghdad (founded 762) from 750 to 1258.


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