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AP World quiz #1


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He was the first king of the Babylonian empire and became famous for writing one of the greatest ancient codes, the Code of Hammurabi. He associated with the people of Babylonian.
He is famous for his philosophy,
Confucianism. He associated with and taught mainly people in China.
Siddhartha Guatama
______, or Buddha, is famous for being the founder of Buddhism. He associated with and taught mainly people in India.
Alexander the Great
A great conqueror, _______ is famous for coming closest to conquering the world. He associated with his people in Malcedonia and so many others due to all of the places he conquered. These included people of Persia and Punjab.
Shi Huang Ti
He was the emperor and creator of the first unified Chinese empire. He associated with Chin Dynasty in China.
Jesus Christ
He is famous because he is the central figure of the Christian religion and is beleived to be a savior and both God incarnate and a human being. Christian's consider him "the son of God." He associated and taught mainly with people throughout Israel and the Roman Empire.
They were famous for being members or descendants of a Semitic people claiming descent from Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. They associated mainly with Canaanites.
These people are famous for belonging to the lowest class in India. They were only associated with their class and were excluded from the 4 Hindu castes.
middle kingdom
This was the period between 2040 and 1640 after the old kingdom. In Egypt, it was time of the 11th dynasty.
This is the administration of a government chiefly through bureaus or departments staffed with nonelected officials. Ancient Egypt had this type of a government.
This was a symbol in China. It represents the 2 cosmic forces of creative energy, yin being feminine and negative and yang being masculine and positive, from everything originates and depends on the interaction of the people and complementary principles.
Fertile Crescent
This was a region of fertile land in the Middle East from the Nile to the Tigris and Euphrates. Egyptian civilization developed in this area.
This was the civilization or culture of Ancient Greece.
Mandate of Heaven
This was a concept based on the blessing of Heaven and that if a king ruled unwisely, Heaven would be displeased and would give the Mandate to someone else. This concept was how the Zhou justified overthrowing the Shang in China.
This is a government by the people, exercised directly or through elective representatives. This type of government first flourished in ancient Athens.
This is a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them. After the French Revolution, France had this type of government.
caste system
This is a social structure in which classes are determined by heredity. This was, is still is the social structure of India.
cultural diffusion
This is a process by which a cultural trait, material object, idea or behaivor pattern is spread from one society to another. In East Asia, Buddhism and the image of Buddha spread from India to China.
This is a political, economic, or social order resembling the medieval system of fiefs, lords and vassals. This was the social order in Medieval England, introduced by William I.
This is a government where one person reigns, usually a king or queen. Medieval England had this type of government.
This is a government by the citizens deemed to be best qualified to lead. Since military bravery was such a highly regarded virtue in ancient Greece, the armies were being led by "the best," or an aristocracy.
This is a system of ranking and organizing people or things. Roman churches used this system.
This is a domain ruled by an emperor or empress. The Roman empire was an example of this.
This is a branch of sociology that studies human population dynamics. This was started in London in the 16th century. John Graunt was one of the first demographers there.
This is a social organization marked by the supremacy of men. India was, and still is, a patriarchy.
This is the dominance of one state over its allies. Sparta became the hegemon of the Peloponnesian League in the 6th century BC.

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