The Old Stone Age lasted from 2 million B.C. to about 10,000 B.C. it is also known as...
This is the process of taming animals and the adaptation of crops to suit human use.
This type of early religious belief was based around the idea of spirits in animals, plants, and other objects.
People during the Old Stone Age commonly used these TWO methods to feed themselves.
Hunt & Gather
This occurred around 10,000 B.C. with the introduction of farming and agriculture.
The Neolithic Revolution
Ancient Mesopotamia was found between what two rivers.
Tigris and Euphrates
These were members of the landhold upper class in Ancient Rome.
This East Asia nomadic tribe were largely responsible for the fall of the Roman Empire.
When the wealthy land holding elite control government, this is the name given to it.
The final government type to evolve in Ancient Greece was this type of government, in which the majority of the people hold ruling power.
During the old stone age people moved from place to place in order to find food, these types of people are commonly known as...
This Greek city-state was famous for it's stress on the military and warfare.
These people were members of the lower class in Ancient Rome and included farmers, merchants, artisans, and traders.
Ancient Athens was famous for giving birth to this type of government in which more people were able to participate in government than other ancient civilizations?
This type of government was the first to develop in Greek city-states and it features a hereditary ruler (King or Queen) who exercises central power.
The Roman Republic was founded in the year ______.
After the Romans had driven out the ______ civilization.
Rome went to war with what civilization three times during the Punic Wars?
This King of Macedon conquered an empire which spanned from Greece to India.
Alexander the Great
Mountains and islands caused Ancient Greek's to settle into isolated city-states, otherwise known as...
The main feature that defines civilization is...
When control of the government is in the hands of a few people, this is the term for that type of government.
Cities, Organized Government, Job Specialization and Writing are four of the eight basic features of civilization...what are the remaining four.
Art and Architecture
Spartan jealousy of Athens domination of the Greek world led to what war?
The Peloponnesian War
All four ancient river civilizations can be found on what two continents?
Asia and Africa
This type of government developed in Rome originally and featured Roman citizens electing government officials to express their interests.
Around what time was Christianity founded?
30 AD (CE)
The Torah and Talmud are religious texts associated with which major religion?
Followers of Judaism believe that God's law were given to them in the form of the...
The belief in many gods is known as
This is the most widespread and most widely practiced of all the major religions in the world.
The belief in one god is known as
The Five Pillars are associated with what major world religion?
This religion originated in the Middle East, which is now Saudi Arabi and is still most popular in the Middle East and North Africa.
Judaism was the basis for what other two religions?
Christianity and Islam
Hinduism is a mix of ancient Indian cultures and Aryan invaders, around what time is it believed Hinduism began.
All of these are significant writings for which major religion?
The Bhagavad Gita
Buddhism is primarily practiced in what part of the world today?
Southeast Asia and Japan
These two religions are notable for their belief inreincarnation; the idea of the cycle of life, death, andrebirth.
Buddhism and Hinduism
Identify the Five Pillars of Islam.
the Hajj (Pilgrimage)
This religion developed in the Middle East, most likely modern day Iraq, around 4000 years ago.
Reincarnation, the caste system and Karma are all beliefs of what major religion?
A pilgrimage to Mecca is an important practice in what religion?
At what time did Abraham enter into a covenant with God, which is believed to be the founding of Judaism?
2000 BC (BCE)
The Qu'ran and Mosques are associated with what major religion?
The Tripitka is the significant writing associated with what major religion?
Followers of Judaism worship in temples, which are called.
The Four Noble Truths are associated with what major world religion?
These two religions were both developed in India.
Buddhism and Hinduism
Siddhartha Gautama reached enlightenment around 550 BC, at which time he becomes...
Around 622 AD (CE) is when Islam was founded by
This Italian sailed under the Spanish flag as he began his search for India in 1492.
In 1494 the Line of Demarcation was finalized in the Treaty of Tordesillas signed by Pope Alexander VI, this divided the non-European world into two zones, which two countries received this land.
Spain and Portugal
The Middle Passage refers to
The second leg of the Triangular Trade in which African Slaves were transported to the Americas.
What happened to the population of native people in the Americas after the introduction of the Columbian Exchange?
It decreased drastically
What major things are considered to be a part of the Columbian Exchange that saw certain items head from one continent to another.
Plants, animals, disease, goods, ideas, and people.
Natural resources like fruit, lumber, and furs were shipped to Europe from the Americas...what was shipped in return back to the Americas from Europe?
Which two parts of the western hemisphere received the most slaves from Africa?
Caribbean and South America.
Roughly how many Africans were enslaved and brought to the Americas.
Anywhere between 10 and 12 million.
Early explorers were in search of what major product, that could not be found in Europe?
This Portuguese explorer set sail for Asia in 1487, eventually reaching the Cape of Good Hope in Southern Africa.
Which was the first country to bring African slaves to South America.
The Columbian exchange was named after which early European explorer.
What were the three legs of the Triangular Trade?
1. Merchants bring guns, cloth and cash from Europe to Africa.
2. Slaves were transported to the Americs.
3. Merchants carried sugar, molasses, cotton and other American goods to Europe
This Portuguese sailor began his search for India in 1497, eventually finding Calicut, India.
Vasco da Gama
This European leader was one of the first to push for exploration of new routes to India, eventually his fellow country men Bartolomeu Dias and Vasco da Gama would achieve this.
Prince Henry of Portugal
Identify some of the advantages that the Spanish had over the natives which allowed the Spanish to conquer them.
Guns, cannons, metal armor, horses, and disease.
This caused most of the deaths of natives in the western hemisphere and was brought by the Spanish and other Europeans.
This Spanish conquistador lead his men in conquering the Aztecs.
His crew was able to complete the mission of being the first to circumnavigate the globe, or sail around the world.
Francisco Pizarro would set out and conquer this South American native empire.