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  1. Gupta Empire
  2. Etruscans
  3. Ashoka
  4. Boddhisattva
  5. Caste System
  1. a 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
  2. b 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
  3. c Those that have achieved enlightenment, either existence or person
  4. d dates back to the Aryan invasion, highest level were priests (Brahmins), then warriors and political leaders (Kshatriyas), commoners were below (Vaishyas) or farmers and artisans, servants, serfs, and lower class workers were shudras, and then came the untouchables who worked with human waste and burial of dead
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. Name for release from Samsara (the cycle of life, death, and reincarnation), the release occurs with a sufficient understanding of moral duty (dharma)
  2. sanskrit word meaning "color", what they called their caste system, four major ones
  3. 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.
  4. 6th century B.C.E., Chinese philosopher, founder of Daoism, "wrote" the Book of Changes
  5. ancient legislation that was the foundation of Roman law, formed basic constitution of the Roman Republic, developed pretty independently from Greece, helped develop:
    Concept of precedent - court decision that help determine how courts rule certain cases
    Belief that equity and fairness between citizens should be the goal
    Interpretation of the law, responsibility of judges to decide what the law means and how it should be administered
    Natural law, the belief that all humans beings have basic rights in nature which cannot be abridged

5 True/False questions

  1. AristotleMathematician, philosopher, and dabbled in politics, conclusions may have been wrong but the process was revolutionary in itself, investigations of the physical world, natural laws, rational thought, deliberate observation, tutored Alexander the Great, nurtured his love for the Greek classics

          

  2. The AnalectsConfucius left behind no works of his own, "Selected Sayings", recordings of conversations between Confucius and his students

          

  3. Alexander the Greathe inherited the throne and a well-trained army from his father and then went after Anatolia first, then Egypt, and then Persia (which was significantly weaker by this point),made it all the way to the Indus River Valley until his men threatened mutiny, forced men to marry Asian women, married women from different cultures as well because he wanted to blend cultures, died at 33 Alexander helped it become the most influential culture in all of world history (Greek influence all the way in India)

          

  4. AtmanA 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

          

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