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BUREAUCRACY

ORGANIZATION OF PEOPLE WHO COMPLETE THE DAY-TO-DAY TASKS OF GOVERNMENT.

ZOROASTRIANISM

EARLY PERSIAN RELIGION WITH A BELIEF IN THE FORCES OF GOOD AND EVIL.

ARYAN

RACE OF PEOPLE WHO CONTROLLED THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT WITH A CASTE SYSTEM.

KHYBER PASS

MIGRATION/INVASION ROUTE ONTO THE INDIAN SUB-CONTINENT THROUGH THE HINDU KUSH MOUNTAINS.

GOLDEN AGE

PERIOD OF TIME WHEN A CIVILIZATION ENJOYS A RAPID ADVANCEMENT IN CULTURE.

MIGRATION

THE MOVEMENT OF PEOPLE FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER.

MANDATE OF HEAVEN

APPROVAL NEEDED IN ORDER FOR CHINESE RULERS TO HOLD POWER. MANDATE OF HEAVEN

SILK ROAD

OVERLAND TRADE ROUTE THAT CONNECTED CHINA TO WESTERN EUROPE.

MYTHOLOGY

THE TALES AND LEGENDS OF A CIVILIZATION USUALLY CENTERED ON NATURE AND CREATION.

COLONIZATION

THE SETTLING OF FOREIGN LANDS TO PRODUCE MATERIALS FOR THE HOME COUNTRY.

MYTHOLOGY

THE TALES AND LEGENDS OF A CIVILIZATION USUALLY CENTERED ON NATURE AND CREATION.

DEMOCRACY

FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH THE CITIZENS HOLD POWER.

AGORA

OUTDOOR CENTER OF GOVERNMENT IN ANCIENT GREECE.

OLIGARCHY

FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH A FEW HOLD POWER.

CITIZEN

A PERSON WHO CAN TAKE PART IN THE GOVERNING OF SOCIETY.

DIRECT DEMOCRACY

FORM OF GOVERNMENT ALLOWING EACH CITIZEN TO VOTE ON EACH DECISION/LAW.

PERSIAN WARS

WARS FOUGHT BETWEEN THE PERSIANS AND GREEKS.

PARTHENON

GREEK TEMPLE TO ATHENA.

MONEY ECONOMY

THE EXCHANGE OF GOODS FOR COINS.

BARTER ECONOMY

THE EXCHANGE OF GOODS FOR GOODS.

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