BJU World History Chapter 7

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What was the ancient language of India called?
Sanskrit
Who is the great god of Hinduism?
Brahman
What is the "wheel of life"?
belief that a man's soul passes through many states (or rebirths) before it escapes the physical world
Which of India's empires was the most prosperous?
Gupta
What was the goal of a learned Chinese man?
A career in gov't
What Chinese teacher taught the importance of maintaining harmony and order in society by developing proper relationships?
Confucius
How did the Taika Reform change Japan?
changed it from a clan gov't centralized gov't headed by an emperor
What are samurai?
Japanese warriors
Who was the greatest Mongol conqueror and founder of Mongol dominance?
Chinggis Khan
The growth of what city weakened the Golden Horde in Russia?
Moscow
To whom did the kingdom of Kush fall?
kingdom of Aksum
Where did Mansa Musa rule?
Mali
What language dominated the East African city-states?
Swahili
What was the forest kingdom of Benin best known for?
metalwork
As African trade transitioned from caravans to ships at port, which new trade opened?
Slaves
What is the dominant religion in India?
Hinduism
What are the rigid social divisions of India called?
castes
What civilization invented moveable type?
Chinese
What does "shogun" mean?
Japanese for great general
What is the capital of Mali?
Timbuktu
Who was the Syrian Christian known as the Apostle to the Abyssinians?
Frumentius
What is polygamy?
Marriage of a man to more than one woman
Who established the Mauryan Empire?
Chandragupta
Who was the 1st Japanese emperor?
Jimmu Tenno
Who was the greatest Mughal ruler and Babur's grandson?
Akbar
Who conquered Russia and was the ruler of the Golden Horde?
Batu Khan
Who conquered China and established the Yuan dynasty?
Kublai Khan
Who made Buddhism the favored religion of Japan?
Prince Shotoku
What Indian ruler promoted Buddhism?
Asoka
Who was the Grand Prince of Moscow?
Ivan III
Who was the first shogun?
Yoritomo
What cruel Mongolian ruler destroyed Delhi?
Tamerlane
What group believe all religions to be equally true and equally false?
Hindus
After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, what city became known as the Third Rome?
Moscow
Describe the basic teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism. Explain how they believe man can obtain peace and how this differs from Biblical teaching.
pg. 131-132; 1 John 5:11-12
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