Religions
Empires
Civilizations
Geography
Miscellaneous
100

Religion connected to the "Four Noble Truths", Nirvana, and a rejection of the Hindu social class system.

Buddhism

100

Why did Rome fall (1 reason)?

Poor leadership (corrupt government)
Invasion by barbarians
Social Decay

100

Mountains separated city-states in this country

Greece

100
The Huang He (Yellow) and Yangtze rivers are in this country
China
100

Niccolo Machiavelli mainly focused on what topic?

Politics and how to best lead

200
The three main Monotheistic religions (must name all 3)
Islam, Judaism, Christianity
200

How was the Byzantine Empire connected to the Roman Empire

Eastern half of the Roman Empire, continued the Roman culture after Rome fell

200

What was the change from nomadic hunter-gathers to permanent agriculture called?

Neolithic Revolution

200

The Black Plague began in Mongolia. How did it spread to Europe where it was most deadly?

Trade Routes

200

Long trade route that connected Han China and Europe

The Silk Road

300
What is the name of the code of behavior that Muslims must live by.
The Five Pillars
300

Religious toleration was promoted by this South Asian leader?

Who is Asoka
or
Who is Akbar the Great

300

This man spread Hellenistic culture throughout the world by conquering many lands.

Alexander the Great

300

What impact did the Sahara have on Africa?

Natural Barrier (until the innovation of camels)

led to diverse cultures (Northern Africa is primarily Islamic & speak Arabic, Sub-Saharan Africa was more Animism & spoke Bantu languages like Swahili)

300

This was a guide for how the Samurai should act in Japan

Code of Bushido

400

What is the social class system called that is associated with Hinduism

Caste System

400

What empire(s) was known for its famous gold and salt trade?

Mali
(Would also accept Ghana or Songhai)

400

What was the name first written language developed (developed in Mesopotamia by the Sumerians)?

Cuneiform

400
This was the exchange of goods, foods, and animals across the Atlantic Ocean between the old world and the new world.
Columbian Exchange
400

Self-sufficient system that developed due to a need of stability and because of weak central power 

Feudalism

(Japan and European Middle Ages)

500
This philosophy believes in the idea of respect for elders and family relationships
Confucianism
500
This was the largest empire in human history. Stretching from China, through the Middle East, and included much of Asia and Russia.
Mongol Empire
500

Name two advancements the Indus River Valley Civilization was known for.

Complex sewer systems
Urban planning
Complex government
system of accurate weights & measures
No weapons
Stamps & seals - long distance trade


500

How did geography impact the Incan civilization?

Mountains led to terrace farming

500

Emphasis on the Civil Service Exam was tied to the popularity of this religion (philosophy)

Confucianism

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