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  1. Gupta Empire
  2. Laozi
  3. Diaspora
  4. Mauryan Empire
  5. Ashoka
  1. a the scattering of the Jews to countries outside of Palestine after the Babylonian captivity, or any group that has been dispersed outside its traditional homeland, especially involuntarily, as Africans during the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
  2. b Covered much of the Indian Subcontinent The peace and prosperity created under leadership of Guptas enabled the pursuit of scientific and artistic endeavors, this period is called the Golden Age of India, marked by extensive inventions and discoveries in science, technology, engineering, art, dialectic, literature, logic, mathematics, astronomy, religion and philosophy, created what is generally known as Hindu culture
  3. c geographically extensive historical power in ancient India, eastern side of the Indian subcontinent, founded by Chandragupta Maurya, taking advantage of the disruptions of local powers in the wake of the withdrawal westward by Alexander the Great's Greek and Persian armies, by 320 BC the empire had fully occupied Northwestern India, defeating and conquering the satraps left by Alexander, one of the world's largest empires in its time, the largest ever in the Indian subcontinent, but not the Golden Age of India, Ashoka
  4. d Emperor in the Maurya Empire, number of military conquests, great love for Buddhism, had monks record everything about Buddhism and write them on scrolls, wanted people to love and trust him, dynasty from Chandragupta Maurya
  5. e 6th century B.C.E., Chinese philosopher, founder of Daoism, "wrote" the Book of Changes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Four truths about humans - you have to understand them to reach Nirvana, set forth by Siddhartha Gautama 1. Suffering does exist
    2. Suffering arises from a strong attachment to desire
    3. Suffering ceases when attachment to desire ceases
    4. Freedom from suffering is possible by practicing the eightfold path
  2. Those that have achieved enlightenment, either existence or person
  3. A person's individual soul, goal of existence to rejoin one's atman with the Brahman, illusion causes suffering and prevents that from happening, allowing oneself to be absorbed into perfection
  4. the term used to denote clans, tribes, communities and sub-communities in India, has an association with a traditional job function or tribe, religious beliefs or linguistic groupings can also define some, typically reflects a community association
  5. first came about 800 B.C.E. and established small city-states that ruled local people, not sure where they came from, kings managed all of the local leaders, one of its subjects was Rome (according to legend, founded by Romulus and Remus), 509 B.C.E. Rome gained its independence from them

5 True/False questions

  1. Varnasanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones

          

  2. Karmasanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones

          

  3. MokshaEmperor in the Maurya Empire, number of military conquests, great love for Buddhism, had monks record everything about Buddhism and write them on scrolls, wanted people to love and trust him, dynasty from Chandragupta Maurya

          

  4. Mahabharatarefers to one's personal obligations, calling and duties, affected by the person's age, caste, class, occupation, and gender

          

  5. AbrahamPatriarch, of Sumerian City of Ur, entered into covenant with Yahweh, God swore to make Hebrews "chosen people", leadership carried on with son Isaac and grandson Jacob (Israel)