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  1. Fertile Crescent
  2. Julius Caesar
  3. Urban Revolution
  4. Karma
  5. Huns
  1. 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?
  2. b The swath of land in the Middle East where agriculture and later urbanization and later the first empires began.
  3. c All three of the classical empires (Romans, Han, and Gupta) faced the threat of invasion by this central Asian pastoral nomadic group.
  4. 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".
  5. e A Hindu and Buddhist concept that by doing good to others, good will happen to you (and vise versa)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This body of Water separates Europe and Africa
  2. This American civilization is most famous for its many pyramids, and its relative mathematical and scientific accomplishment of the time.
  3. People in this region developed complex urban societies and empires without the benefit of large pack animals or Iron technology.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

  1. BCEDates that countdown backwards to the year zero.


  2. Alexander the GreatHe 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.


  3. ConfucianismAlthough 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.


  4. EmpireBoth 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)


  5. Indo-EuropeansThe Phonecian traders brought the first alphabet from the Middle East to the Greeks because both were seafaring traders in this sea.