priests scratched questions for gods on these
Mandate of heaven
the right to rule comes from heaven
supreme being, ansestor worship
person who organized 5 relationships, had a desire to restore order
respect for parents and ansestors
system of managing government through departments run by appointed officials
a ruler should give rewards to people who did a good job
government has all power and can do anything
chinese idea that two powers represented rhythms of life. helped people understand how to fit in the world.
government jobs that civilians obtained by taking tests
central authority controls the running of a state
one group has exclusive control over the production of certain goods
A Chinese philosophy in which people live a simple life in harmony with nature.
Great Wall of China
a fortification 1,500 miles long built across northern China in the 3rd century BC
indo-european people, noble ones
priests in India
groups in a social higharchy
common worldview, religion mainly in India
manor of being, how to live
liberation from suffering
your own individual soul
Respect for self
Respect for others
rules for living in hinduism
life after death, cycle of rebirth
good deeds and bad deeds follow you through lifetimes
buddha's word for release from selfishness and pain
beliefes of buddhism
chandragupta's grandson, king of Mauryan empire, followed buddhism
lowest level of people in india's caste system
founder of Buddhism, also called budda
four noble truths
name of buddha's teachings
prophet, symbol of muslim religion
migration that was a turning point for islam, mecca to medina
duties all muslims must follow
body of law that told muslims how to act
tribes who lived in the arabian peninsula
house of wisdom
library, academy, and translation center. texts were translated into arabic
art of handwriting
indian scientist who created pi,calculated length of solar year, modern numbers.
the holiest city of Islam; Muhammad's birthplace
leader in a muslim government
pass down from one generation to another by word of mouth
a West African storyteller
a republic in West Africa
landlocked empire in west africa
a city in central Mali near the Niger river
the founder of Mali empire
most powerful king in west africa, Mali
Moroccan Muslim scholar
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