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history finals!!!

if you go to SSPP which you probably don't you need these words for the final

Terms

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pilgrim
someone who travels to a shrine or a sacred place
migration
movement of people from their homeland to other places
grainary
special building to hold grain
compassion
loving concern for others
subjects
people under a rulers control
slavery
ownership and control of other people as property
filial piety
unending devotion of children
polytheism
worship of many gods
philosophy
set of beliefs about how to live
commandments
order to do something
prophet
chosen by God to bring truth to a ruler and the people
anarchy
disorder and confussion
acropolis
upper part of a city
domesticate
to change the behavior of a population of animals and plants in ways that are useful for humans
caste
a fixed social class into which a person is born
monsoon
seasonal wind pattern
Chandra Gupta
the ruler of the Gupta Empire
calvary
soldiers on horseback
mummy
dead body preserved by a special process
cultural borrowing
transfers of ideas or customs from one cuture to another
isthmus
narrow strip of land that connects two larger bodies of land
loess
fine yellow dust
commerce
buying and selling goods and services
Brahman
one supreme God
meditate
to calm or empty the mind
population
a number of people
adapt
to change a way of life
ascetic
person who pratices extreme self-denial as part of a religious life
invaders
an enemy that enters a land without permission
Asoka
ruler of the Maurya Empire and was Chandragupta's grandson
archaeologist
a person who studies ancient cultures through remains
sect
small religious group that has broken away from a larger established religion
justice
fair treatment
specialize
to spend most of the time working on a craft
law code
written set of laws
moksha
to release from life
decimal system
a counting system based on units of 10
generation
group of family members born and living at about the same time
Ramses 2
a ruler of Eygpt
hieroglyphics
symbols that can represent a word, idea or sound
sculpture
statue made of clay, stone or other material
dharma
what Hindus call living a moral life
barbarian
a person without civilization
culture
skills of a person or group that are passed along through generation
judge
a warrior or prophet who could inspire an army of volunteers to defend peoples land
dynasty
a ruling family
nirvana
state of blissful peace without desire or suffering
oracle bones
animal bones carved with written characters which were used for telling the future
aristocrats
upper class, wealthy landowners
monk
a man who lives in a monestary
delta
area of soil deposited at the mouth of a river
nomad
person who moves from place to place with the seasons
surplus
more than what is needed
economy
production, distribution and use of goods and services
helot
a conquered person
monotheism
belief that there is only one God
imports
to bring in goods from another land
value
ideal thought to be worthwile by a person or group
tributary
river or stream that flows into a larger river

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