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  1. Legalism
  2. Venice
  3. Spartacus
  4. Greek and Roman slavery
  5. Sui Dynasty
  1. a (589-618 CE) The Chinese dynasty that was like the Qin Dynasty in imposing tight political discipline; this dynasty built the Grand Canal which helped transport the rice in the south to the north.
  2. b In China, a political philosophy that emphasized the unruliness of human nature and justified state coercion and control. The Qin ruling class invoked it to validate the authoritarian nature of their regime.
  3. c In the Greek and Roman world, slaves were captives from war and piracy (and their descendants), abandoned children, and the victims of long-distance trade; manumission was common. Among the Greeks, household service was the most common form of slavery, but in parts of the Roman state, thousands of slaves were employed under brutal conditions in the mines and on great plantations.
  4. d An Italian trading city on the Ariatic Sea, agreed to help the Byzantines' effort to regain the lands in return for trading privileges in Constantinople.
  5. e The leader who led a rebellion of slaves in 70 B.C. against the Roman empire

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Making use of a large number of plants and hunting and eating both small and large animals
  2. The idea that monarchs are God's representatives on earth and are therefore answerable only to God.
  3. 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.
  4. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama in the Himalayas. It was spread by monks who traveled to other countries to teach people the ways of Buddhism. The Silk Road brought the Chinese into contact with it. Each culture that made contact with Buddhism adapted it to their own needs
  5. (618-907 CE) The Chinese dynasty that was much like the Han, who used Confucianism. This dynasty had the equal-field system, a bureaucracy based on merit, and a Confucian education system.

5 True/False questions

  1. FeudalismA political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to their king, in exchange for their loyalty, military service, and protection of the people who live on the land


  2. Western ChristendomPhilosopher who believed in an absolute right or wrong; asked students pointed questions to make them use their reason, which later became known as the Socratic method


  3. PlatoGreek philosopher; knowledge based on consideration of ideal forms outside the material world; proposed ideal form of government based on abstract principles in which philosophers ruled


  4. HangzhouA king of ancient Egypt, considered a god, as well as a political and military leader


  5. Pluralism in politicsA theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.