Terms
People
Civilizations
Continents/Government
Mystery
100
Thick sheets of ice
What are glaciers
100
This Portuguese sailor passed the southern tip of Africa and continued north and east to India, creating an important trade route that helped boost Portuguese wealth and power.
Who is Vasco da Gama
100
This civilization built cities in what is now Mexico and Central America. They developed arts, a system of government, and a written language. They also created the most accurate calendar known until modern times
What is the Mayas
100
The Silk Road started in which continent?
What is Asia
100

Crusades means? 

What is holy war 

200
A method to water crops by channeling water from rivers or streams.
What is irrigation
200
Muslim ruler of Mali who helped his empire reach its height in prosperity.
Who is Mansa Musa
200
Their capital city was Tenochtitlan. Religion dominated their way of life, building dozens of temples to honor their gods. They practiced human sacrifice as an offering to their gods. Their armies forced conquered people to pay high taxes.
What is the Aztecs
200
The Muslim world linked traders in what three continents?
What is Asia, Africa, and Europe
200
This was a ceremony at which hosts showered their guests with gifts, such as woven cloth, baskets, canoes, and furs.
What is potlatch
300
Regions in which groups of people have a similar way of life.
What is culture areas
300
A Chinese explorer who made several voyages to 30 different nations throughout Asia and Africa, trading silks and pottery for spices, gems, medicinal herbs, and ivory.
Who is Zheng He
300
This civilization, located in South America, had rulers who wore gold and silver jewelry. The capital city, Cuzco, was linked to other cities and towns by a great network of roads. During the 1400's, this was the largest empire in the world.
What is the Incas
300
What continent did Mansa Musa, ruler of Mali, live in?
What is Africa
300
This was the sacred book of Islam.
What is the Quran
400
Another term for tribal chief
What is a sachem
400
A prophet who founded the religion of Islam.
Who is Muhammad
400
This group of people used direct democracy as their form of government, which assembled ordinary citizens to make decision.
Who are the Athenians (acceptable answers: Greeks)
400
A system in which a ruler grants parts of his land to lords is called? 

What is Feudalism

400
Known as the rebirth of learning, this time period saw a boom in science and invention after rediscovering the classical texts of ancient Greece and Rome.
What is The Rennaissance
500
A form of government in which an assembly of ordinary citizens makes decisions.
What is direct democracy
500
This prince wanted to expand Portuguese power while also spreading Christianity to new lands through exploration.
Who is Henry the Navigator
500
In 509 B.C., this group of people overthrew their king and set up a republic. Their code of laws stated that every person was equal under law, and that people accused of crimes were considered innocent until proven guilty.
What is the Roman Republic
500
The Incas were the largest empire in the world during the 1400's. On what continent were they located?
What is South America
500
This religion was the first major world religion to teach the idea that there is only one God
What is Judaism
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