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Ap World Vocab 1
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Seasonal Winds in the Indian Ocean. Increased trade in India and Southern Asia
Achaemenid ( Persian) Empire
First persian empire founded by Cyrus the Great and followed by Darius.
900 yr ancient chinese civilization. Strated mandate of heaven. Founded by Wu.
A prehistoric civilization in Peru. Founded by Chavín de Huantar
The practice of living in one place for a long time.
A system of society were males were in power.
A person who is concerned with raising livestock.
A building that has everything for the people Sumer.
A writing system developed by the Sumerians.
Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa
Sophisticated urban centers in the Indus River Valley
Code of Hammurabi
- 282 very specific laws that governed Babylonia. Given by gods. Meant to protect people's rights.
How was the longest civilizations in world history. Leader was the pharaoh, son of the gods. A source of ideas for future civilizations.
Second Chinese dynasty in China and lasted from 1600-1046 BCE. Established by King Tang
The switch from nomadic lifestyles to a settled agricultural lifestyle is this revolution.
Ancient cultural stage, or level, we're human development, characterized by the use of stone tools
Good migration of Jews due to drought in the Canan. Led to persecution of Jews in many places
the monotheistic religion of the Jews. Abraham was it significant figure in the culture
divided Indian society into groups based on a person's birth, wealth, or occupation
a combination of different forms of beliefs and practices
Post Roman Republic. Of the ancient Roman civilization lasted from 27 BC to 1453. First leader was Augustus,are there important leaders are Constantine and Alexander the Great. Help spread Christianity
A region were many great empires and kingdoms existed and also those empires produced many new innovations. It is the cradle of civilization's.
A major religion in South Asia.Follow the god Bhramam. Dharma was their moral principle of the universe which they should follow.
Vast and long lasting trade beginning with the Egyptians and Phonicians,and continued by the Greeks Romans and Byzantine.
Trans Saharan routes
Trade route which required travel across the Sahara to reach sub-Saharan Africa from the north African coast, Europe and Levant. Salt was a crucial factor in this.
Greco Roman philosophy
A philosophy that focused on logic, empirical observations, and the nature of political power and hierarchy.
the national character or culture of Greece, especially ancient Greece.
respect shown by children for their parents and elders
Monk hood,One renounces worldly pursuits to devote one so fully to spiritual works
Philosophy based on the writings of Loa-tzu. Philosophy told people to focus on nature and not political and social standings
Religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus. Official religion during the declining century of the Roman empire
Constantine the Great
First Christian emperor. Also an important emperor of Rome. Made christianity to be a dominant faith in Western Europe
a belief system based on the ideas of the Chinese thinker Confucius.Han Dynasty used this.(King Wudi)
A religion based on the teachings of the Buddha. Ashoka allowed it to be part of Indian culture.
Powerful city state in central mexico that was an important classic period civilization.Capital of the Aztec empire
a ruler of the Mauryan Empire who converted to Buddhism.
Second imperial dynasty in China established by Emperor Gaozu.Known as the golden age of China. Followed Confucianism
Persian monotheistic religion founded by the prophet Zarathustra.Belivied in heaven and hell
Indian Ocean trade
Long-distance trade between cities and states on the Indian Ocean rim.
The practice of praying and honoring your dead ancestors. Found especially in China.
The ancient trade routes that connected Europe with China.
Forced labor that required peasants to work for a month out of the year to work on roads and other public projects.
Belief that some people can communicate with spirits. Practice involves a practitioner who reaches states of consciences in order to go to the spirit world
the attribution of a soul to plants, inanimate objects, and natural phenomena.
A major empire (322-185 B.C.E.) that encompassed most of India. Founded by Chandragupta Mauryan. Ashoka is another important leader.
Underground irrigation canal between an aquifer on the piedmont to a garden on an arid plane.
Hunters and Gathers
First way the human species got food
Dynasty of China that ruled from 221 BCE to 206 BCE that set up a harsh legal system (legalism by Qin Shihuangdi)
Maya city states
Around 250 AD,grew to 40 cities. What is the source of inspiration for new Central American civilizations
System of government in which most of the important decisions are made by state officials rather than by elected representatives.
Lasted longer than any other dynasty in Chinese History. Started Mandate of Heaven (King Wu)
the presumption that mind and body are different aspects of the same thing
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