Classical China
Classical Greece
Classical India
Hellenistic Culture
Ancient Civiliation
100

Respect shown by children for their parents and elders

What is filial piety? 

100

A government controlled by its citizens, either directly or through representatives

What is a democracy? 

100

The first empire in India, founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 321 b.c.

What is the Mauryan Empire?

100

Created the Pythagorean Theorem, influenced Euclid.

What is Pythagorus? 

100

The founder of Buddhism.

What is Siddhartha Gautama?

200

A Chinese dynasty that ruled from 202 b.c. to a.d. 9 and again from a.d. 23 to 220

What is Han Dynasty?

200

A fortified hilltop in an ancient Greek city.

What is Acropolis? 

200

Ruled the Mauryan Empire. Converted to Buddhism after the Battle at Kalinga, was religiously tolerant. Put stone edicts and stupas across the empire. 

What is Asoka?

200

Conquered the lands from Greece all the way to the Indus Valley. Left a lasting cultural impact: blended Greek culture with that of the conquered nations. Created Hellenistic culture.

What is Alexander the Great?

200

Writing systems from the River Valley Civilizations.

What is cuneiform, oracle bones, and hieroglyphics?

300

A system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the work of government

What is bureaucracy?  

300

Legendary Greek storyteller, wrote epics. Author of the Iliad and the Odyssey.

What is Homer?

300

A system of ancient caravan routes across Central Asia, along which traders carried silk and other trade goods.

What are the Silk Roads?

300

A war, lasting from 431 to 404 b.c., in which Athens and its allies were defeated by Sparta and its allies.

What is Peloponnesian War?

300

Belief in many gods.

What is polytheism?

400

A Chinese political philosophy based on the idea that a highly efficient and powerful government is the key to social order

What is legalism?
400

A long narrative poem celebrating the deeds of legendary or traditional heroes.

What is epic?

400

A sect of Buddhism that offers salvation to all and allows popular worship

What is Mahayana?

400

King of Macedonia, conquered Greece. Father of Alexander the Great

What is Phillip II?

400

The River Valley Civilizations government and organization were needed for ______.

What is public works?

500

The administrative departments of a government—especially those in which employees are hired on the basis of their scores on examinations 

What is Civil Service? 
500

A government in which power is in the hands of a hereditary ruling class or nobility.

What is monarchy?

500

A Hindu god considered the creator of the world.

What is Brahma?

500

Student of Socrates, wrote The Republic. Believed that people would naturally fall into

What is Plato?

500

An arc of land in the Tigris-Euphrates Valley with fertile farming land.

What is the fertile crescent?

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