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World History Chapter 7

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Sanskrit
What was the ancient language of India called?
Brahman
Who is the great god of Hinduism?
Belief that a man's soul passes through many states (or rebirths) before it escapes the physical world
What is the "wheel of life"?
Gupta
Which of India's empires was the most prosperous?
A career in government
What was the goal of a learned chinese man?
Confucius
What chinese teacher taught the importance of maintaining harmony and order in society by developing proper relationships?
Changed it from a clan government to a centralized government headed by the emperor
How did the Taika Reform change Japan?
Japanese warriors
What are samurai?
Chinggis Khan
Who was the greatest Mongol conqueror and founder of Mongol dominance?
Moscow
The growth of what city weakened the Golden Horde in Russia?
The Kingdom of Askum
To whom did the kingdom of Kush fall?
Mali
Where did Mansa Musa rule?
Swahili
What language dominated the East African city-states?
its metalwork
What was the forest kingdom of Benin best known for?
Slaves
As African trade transitioned from caravans to ships at port, which new trade opened?
Hinduism
What is the dominant religion in India?
Castes
What are the rigid social divisions of India called?
Chinese
What civilization invented moveable type?
Japanese for "Great General"
What does "shogun" mean?
Timbuktu
What is the capital of Mali?
Frumentius
Who was the Syrian Christian known as the Apostle to the Abyssinians?
Marriage of a man to more than one woman
What is polygamy?
Chandragupta
Who established the Mauryan Empire?
Jimmu Tenno
Who was the 1 st Japanese emperor?
Akbar
Who was the greatest Mughal ruler and Babur's grandson?
Batu Khan
Who conquered Russia and was the ruler of the Golden Horde?
Kublai Khan
Who conquered China and established the Yuan dynasty?
Prince Shotoku
Who made Buddhism the favored religion of Japan?
Asoka
What Indian ruler promoted Buddhism?
Ivan III
Who was the Grand Prince of Moscow?
Yorimoto
Who was the first shogun?
Tamerlane
What cruel Mongolian ruler destroyed Delhi?
Hindus
What group believe all religions to be equally true and equally false?
Moscow
After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, what city became known as the Third Rome?
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Describe the basic teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism. Explain how they believe man can
obtain peace and how this differs from Biblical teaching.
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