World History Chapter 4
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made a treaty that promised "peace and brotherhood us forever" with a Hittite King. Great building projects
an ancient Nubian kingdom whose rulers controlled Egypt between 2000 and 1000 b.c.
a Southwest Asian kingdom that controlled a large empire from about 850 to 612 b.c.
collected more than 20,000 clay tablets from throughout the Fertile Crescent.
What kingdom was Ashurbanipal from?
Persia's king, began to conquer several neighboring systems, was a military genius
a road in the Persian Empire, stretching over 1,600 miles from Susa in Persia to Sardis in Anatolia. Long trade route.
taught that the earth is a battleground where great struggle is fought between the spirit of good and the spirit of evil.
he led a scholarly life, studying and teaching history, music and moral character.
a philosophy based on the ideas of the Chinese thinker Laozi, who taught that people should be guided by a universal force called the Dao (Way).
means "First Emperor" , the new emperor began his reign by halting the internal battle's that had sapped China's strength
How did the Kushites treat Egyptian culture after they conquered Egypt?
Adopted the customs and clothing styles, worshiped Egyptian gods, and also adopted their hieroglyphic writing.
When did Kush experience a golden age?
from 250BC to 150AD, when they moved to Meroe, near the Nile, they traded their natural resources around Meroe
How did Assyria acquire its empire?
Highly advanced military organization and state of the art weaponry.
What were the positive achievements of the Assyrian Empire?
They were great builders, and had one of the largest libraries, had best weapons, built Nineva
What is Cyrus's enduring legacy?
His method of governing, tolerance, humane, not strict
How far did Darius extend the Persian Empire?
Egypt and Anatolia in the west, and part of India in the East, over 2,500 miles.
Around what five basic relationships did Confucius believe society should be organized?
1. Ruler and subject
2.father and son
3.husband and wife
4.older brother and younger brother
5.friend and friend
Why did Shi Huangdi have the Great Wall built?
To have a huge defensive wall to protect against enemies.
The ...... kicked out the libians that controlled egypt at the time
a noble of the ruling dynasty, had begun his career as a member of the king's bodyguard
What great technology was there?
chariots with horses and construction, redoing the roads