Chapter 4 World History
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The new kingdom of Egypt declined because of what?
Why did the Kingdom of Kush floruish?
Its major city Meroe was the center of trade
The Assyrian empire expanded through what?
Why were Persian emperors so unique?
They tolerated local cultures and laws.
What 3 things happened during the centralization of China?
Roads were built, legalist ideas became popular, and standards for currency were increased.
How long is the Great Wall of China?
About 3000 miles or the length of the border between the U.S and Canada.
When did construction start on the Great Wall of China?
Around 300 BC.
What was the main purpose of the wall?
To prevent the Mongols from invading.
The Great Wall had many what?
Did the Great Wall always work?
Occasionally the Mongols could breech the Great Wall.
Does the Great Wall serve a purpose today?
It is mainly just a symbol of their culture and history.
Chinese concept representing natural balance
Yin and Yang
Ruler who greatly extended the Persian empire
Zorostrian god of truth and light
Wealthy Kushite city
Chariot driving invaders of Egypt
Qin Dynasty Emporer
Government by absolute and arbitrary power
Present day Iran
A trained civil service
Collected writings of Confucius
Region of Africa on the upper Nile
Book of Daoist beliefs
Dao de ching
Persian road network
Explain the relationship between Nubia and India.
At first they were very peaceful neighbors then the two countries started fighting over land. Nubia was conquered by Egypt and was incorporated into its provinces. Later on Nubia took over Egypt during the 25th dynasty.
What was the main purpose of the Great Wall of China?
What other purposes did it serve? To protect China from the Mongols (wandering nomads) from taking over their territory. It served other purposes such as an elevated road way, a warning and communication system, safeguarding trading routes, and as a trade market for different cultures.
What similar purposes were served by the Royal Road and The Great Wall of China?
They both served as a border, strengthened the central government, were used by postal messengers, and were located in the central region of the empires.