5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fertile Crescent
- Julius Caesar
- Urban Revolution
- a Between approximately 4000 and 1500 BCE human societies in certain river valleys transformed from Neolithic farming villages into more complex urban societies. What might this transition be called?
- b The swath of land in the Middle East where agriculture and later urbanization and later the first empires began.
- c All three of the classical empires (Romans, Han, and Gupta) faced the threat of invasion by this central Asian pastoral nomadic group.
- d During a civil war the Roman Senate allowed him to become a dictator but he refused to give it up and the senate eventually killed him. But his name came to mean "emperor".
- e A Hindu and Buddhist concept that by doing good to others, good will happen to you (and vise versa)
5 Multiple choice questions
- This body of Water separates Europe and Africa
- This American civilization is most famous for its many pyramids, and its relative mathematical and scientific accomplishment of the time.
- People in this region developed complex urban societies and empires without the benefit of large pack animals or Iron technology.
- Existed from 27 BCE to about 400 CE. Conquiered entire Mediterranean coast and most of Europe. Ruled by an emperor. Eventually oversaw the rise and spread of Christianity.
- Chinese Dynasty from 1750 BCE to 1050 BCE. Area around Yellow River valley. First dynasty we have physical evidence of (oracle bone writings and bronze art).
5 True/False questions
BCE → Dates that countdown backwards to the year zero.
Alexander the Great → He and his father defeated and united the weakened Greek city-states and he defeated the Persian Empire in 330 BCE thus spreading Greek culture and influence throughout Western Asia.
Confucianism → Although initially it was seen as a bizarre cult and was violently persecuted, eventually it gained acceptance and in the 300s became the official religion of the Roman state.
Empire → Both Greece and Japan owe their advancement to the fact that they ______ ideas from other more sophisticated regions (China in the case of Japan and the Middle East in the case of Europe)
Indo-Europeans → The Phonecian traders brought the first alphabet from the Middle East to the Greeks because both were seafaring traders in this sea.