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  1. The Gracchi
  2. Cyrus II
  3. Peter
  4. Cleisthenes
  5. Pythagoras
  1. a The Great
    Persian King (550-528 BCE)
    founder of the Achaemenid Empire
    clever ruler&great military leader
    "father of the Iranian nation"
    king of Anšan in 559
    united
  2. b Tiberius Gracchus and Gaius Gracchus
    tried to reform Rome's social and political structure to help the lower classes
    led to the decline and eventual fall of the Roman Republic
    The period of the decline of the Roman Republic begins with them meeting their bloody ends and ends with the assassination of Caesar
  3. c First Pope
    One of Jesus' original disciples (right hand
    one of the founders of Christianity
  4. d Athenian Statesman
    known for introducing system of democracy to the city
    reformed political system by constructing the ten demes
    believed in equal rights for all citizens
  5. e (570-200BC)
    mathematician and philosopher
    born on the greek island of Samos
    Visited Babylonia, Egypt and other parts of Greece
    Best known for Pythagoras' theorem on right triangles: a^2 + b^2 = c^2

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 1456-printed the first complete edition of the bible
    The printing revolution
    by 1500 more than 20 million volumes were copied
    printed books were cheaper and easier to produce
    made the bible readily available to many people and advanced everyones knowledge
  2. Greatest name in history of epic poetry
    was an Asiatic Greek
    born in Smyrna
    alive around 850 BC
    tradition represents him as blind
    wrote Iliad and Odyssey
  3. born into a powerful Meccan family
    orphaned at age six, raided by grandfather and uncle
    received little school and started working in caravan trade as a young man
    Age 25became trader and business manager for Khadijah(wife)
    had a revelation
    was the messenger of Allah
    began to teach there was only one god
    called muslims
    613-began to publicly preach in Mecca
    The Hijrah
    630-returned to Mecca and conquered
    became part of the Umma community
  4. The Great
    King of Persia 522-486 BCE, belonging to the Achaemenid Dynasty
    united Persia
    organized the empire into 20 satrapies
    built highways, established a postal systemhelped the economy by having coinage, weights and measures standardized
    sent expeditions to neighboring regions
    great religious tolerance
    he completed the canal from the Nile to the Red Sea.
  5. wrote a different kind of handbook
    The Prince-published in 1513
    guide to rulers on how to gain and maintain power
    urged rulers to use whatever methods necessary to achieve their goals

5 True/False questions

  1. Herodotus(495-429BC)
    influential statesmen for Athens during the Peloponnesian War
    leading statesmen for Athens
    Was in charge of military during Pelop. War
    born into a family of wealth and position
    rebuilding City after war

          

  2. Henry IIking of England and controlled much of France
    him&his mother were named heir of Henry I
    Married Eleanor and invaded England &wins
    Forced Stephen to name him heir, became king in 1154
    Began Plantagenet Dynasty
    established order, security and peace
    feuded with Thomas a Becket
    power struggle between pope (Thomas) and king
    Killed by wife and sons

          

  3. Abrahamestablished a covent with god
    father of the jews
    Abrahamic religions

          

  4. Gilgamesh(469-399)
    Greek Philosopher
    credited with the fundamentals of modern&western philosophy
    Known for creation Socratic Irony &Socratic method
    recognized for inventing pedagogy
    -teacher questions students in a manner that draws out the correct response
    students were Plato and Aristotle
    fought bravery for Athens in Peloponensian War

          

  5. AlexanderFirst Pope
    One of Jesus' original disciples (right hand
    one of the founders of Christianity

          

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