chapter 4 test
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What was a main cause of the decline of the New Kingdom after 1200 B.C.?
a wave on invasions
Why did the Kushite kingdom based in the city of Meroe flourish?
the city became a center of trade
How did the Assyrian empire expand?
Unique among the rulers of this time, Persian emperors...
tolerated local cultures and laws
Legalist ideas, the building of roads, and standards of currency, weight, and law were all part of...
the program of centralization in China
Which of these is closest in length to the Great Wall of China?
the border between u.s. and canada
What can you conclude from the fact that the Great Wall is still standing today?
It's still an important symbol of Chinese culture
What is the main characteristic of a nomadic tribe?
a lack of permanent towns and villages
Why was the Great Wall built so high?
to prevent horses from getting over it
what is a dynasty?
a succession of rulers from the same family
In the sentence, "The Manchus breached the Great Wall," what does "breached" mean?
made it through
What could you do if you encountered a pass in the Great Wall?
walk through it
How long ago did construction begin on the Great Wall?
2,300 years ago
Chinese concept representing natural balance
yin and yang
ruler who greatly extended the persian empire
wealthy kushite city
chariot-driving invaders of egypt
qin dynasty emperor
government by absolute and arbitrary power
present -day iran
a trained civil service
collected writings of confucius
region of africa on upper nile
book of davits beliefs
dao de ching
persian road network