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  1. Ashoka
  2. Pastoralism
  3. Paleolithic
  4. Confucianism
  5. Kievan Rus
  1. a The system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by Confucius and his disciples, stressing love for humanity, ancestor worship, reverence for parents, and harmony in thought and conduct.
  2. b A monarchy established in present day Russia in the 6th and 7th centuries. It was ruled through loosely organized alliances with regional aristocrats from. The Scandinavians coined the term "Russia". It was greatly influenced by Byzantine
  3. c Second part of the Stone Age beginning about 750,00 to 500,000 years BCE and lasting until the end of the last ice age about 8,500 years BCE; the period of the Stone Age associated with the evolution of humans. It predates the Neolithic period.
  4. d Third ruler of the Mauryan Empire in India (r. 270-232 B.C.E.). He converted to Buddhism and broadcast his precepts on inscribed stones and pillars, the earliest surviving Indian writing.
  5. e A type of agricultural activity based on nomadic animal husbandry or the raising of livestock to provide food, clothing, and shelter.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Did you hear about the Sunni Muslim? He had the Shiite blown out of him.
  2. The code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
  3. Previously known as Byzantium, Constantine changed the name of the city and moved the capital of the Roman Empire here from Rome.
  4. A form of culture characterized by cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, record keeping, and advanced technology
  5. Split in 1054 C.E. on account of differences in church leadership, languages, religious images and the filioque.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sui Dynasty(960 - 1279 AD); this dynasty was started by Tai Zu; by 1000, a million people were living there; started feet binding; had a magnetic compass; had a navy; traded with india and persia (brought pepper and cotton); first to have paper money, explosive gun powder; and landscape black and white paintings


  2. Examination systemThe thinking and questioning of established ideas that relied not on the gods for reference, claiming that human reason was adequate enough to come up with a rational answer


  3. SrivijayaA state based on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, between the seventh and eleventh centuries C.E. It amassed wealth and power by a combination of selective adaptation of Indian technologies and concepts, and control of trade routes.


  4. Code of HammurabiA process of centralization that took place in the First Civilizations, growing out of the greater complexity of urban life in recognition of the need for coordination, regulation, adjudication, and military leadership.


  5. FeudalismNative american people who inhabited the coastal part of California, lived in large villages (up to 500 people per community), permanent settlements, a mainly maritime economy, sophisticated plank canoes, who fished and traded between islands


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