5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Balance of Power
- Five Pillars
- a society was ruled by a pharaoh considered the incarnation of the sun god who controled acces to the Nile; they had hieroglyphics, the 365-day calender, they were polythestic and worshipped the dead
- b The basic tenets of Islam: Allah is the only god and Muhammad is his prophet; pray to Allah five times a day facing Mecca; fast during the month of Ramadan; pay alms for the relief of the weak and the poor; take a hajj to Mecca
- c a religion founded in India in the sixth century BC, whose members believe that everything in the universe has a soul and therefore shouldn't be harmed. Mahavira founded this religion.
- d a distribution and opposition of forces among nations such that no single nation is strong enough to assert its will or dominate all the others.
- e The people and dynasty that took over the dominant position in north China from the Shang and created the concept of the Mandate of Heaven to justify their rule. Remembered as prosperous era in Chinese History.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The retaking of the Iberian Peninsula by Spanish forces from the Moors. It was completed in 1492.
- an epic poem from Mesopotamia, and among the earliest known works of literary writing.
- Date: Dias rounded Cape of Good Hope
- English Protestant dissenters who believed that God predestined souls to heaven or hell before birth. They founded Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1629.
A popular philosophical movement of the 1700s that focused on human reasoning, natural science, political and ethical philosophy.
5 True/False questions
scramble for Africa → Distribution of military and economic power that prevents any one nation from becoming too strong (especially in Europe).
Abbasids → A strong military unit of the ancient time, combining pastoralist technologies of horseback riding and wheels.
Serbia → Greek city-state that was ruled by an oligarchy, focused on military, used slaves for agriculture, discouraged the arts
Cultural Revolution → Campaign in China ordered by Mao Zedong to purge the Communist Party of his opponents and instill revolutionary values in the younger generation.
Daoism → a worldview and a moral philosophy that considers humans to be of primary importance. It is a perspective common to a wide range of ethical stances that attaches importance to human dignity, concerns, and capabilities, particularly rationality. A major component of the Italian Renaissance.