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World History

Review of Biggest Achievements and Important Terms for World History topics. Starting with Mesopotamia, Egypt, India and China.
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Kristi Parker

on 29 November 2016

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World History
Mesopotamia
Biggest Achievements?
Egypt
Biggest Achievements?
India
China
Biggest Achievements?
Important Terms?
cuneiform
Hammurabi's Code
fertile crescent
Important Terms?
Important Terms?
hieroglyphics
pyramids
Rosetta Stone
sanskrit
Buddhism
Hinduism
caste system
reincarnation
karma
irrigation
dynasty
delta / Nile River
Confucianism
- We all have a civic duty to help out
- Good rulers must have proper behavior
and plans for their people
filial piety
Silk
Road
The Analects
Biggest Achievements?
Important Terms?
Mandate
of Heaven
What does this mean (in your own words)?
Draw a picture showing what you think it means.
Write a sentence with this term.
Select a reminding word to help you remember what it means.
Mongols
steppe
Genghis Khan
Introduction
Map - page 173
Athens
Sparta
Political
Persian War
Biggest Achievements?
Important Terms?
Greece
Rome
Biggest Achievements?
Important Terms?
republic
Punic Wars
- location
- outcome
Pax Romana
monotheism
aqueduct
empire
plebian
Attila the Hun
Biggest Achievements?
The Americas
Important Terms?
Aztec
Maya
Inca
Toltec
Olmec
Chavin
Quetzalcoatl
Zapotec

Using your Avengers Assemble chart, circle or make notes about the most important ideas we discussed for each unit.
Review Time!
Biggest Achievements?
Early Man
Important Terms?
nomad
hunter-gatherer
Reason for migration?
farming innovations -
the plow & irrigation
Cyrus the Great
Israelites
ziggurat
Differences between Athens and Sparta
Alexander the Great
&
the Hellenistic Age
Impact of
Persian War
Architecture -
Columns (types?),
Theaters for Drama,
Civic Buildings
Achievements -
Democracy
Language (Latin)
Alphabet (Phoenicians)
Education - question everything
Philosophy
Law - trial by jury, rule of law
Important folks
-
Hatshepsut - female pharaoh

Narmer - united Egypt, expanded without war

Imhotep - built first pyramid

Tutankhamun - famous tomb, young leader
The Bad Guys
The Mongols - leader Genghis Khan
- came from Mongolia
- attacked China and began huge empire
- was kind to the areas he conquered

The Huns - leader Attila the Hun
- came from north of Italy (Eastern Europe today)
- attacked Western Roman Empire
- vicious leader who destroyed cities
What did they do?
Who did they attack?
What did they accomplish?
Maurya dynasty
- Led by Ashoka
- Influenced religion
(from Hinduism to Buddhism)
- Changed impact of caste
system
Fall of Roman Empire
- paying army
- empire too large
- split in 2 parts (easier to attack)
- moved capital out of Rome
Inter-caste restrictions
Four Noble Truths of Buddhism
- Life consists of suffering
- Desire causes suffering
- Eliminate all desire
- Follow the Eight-fold Path
Gupta dynasty
- Golden Age
- literature
- art & music
- science & math
Defense against invaders
- natural defense
- man-made defense
Great structures
- arches (stronger buildings)
- aqueducts (transport water)
- columns (from Greeks)
- roads (used concrete)
Roman law
- Started with Twelve Tables
- Concept of "rule of law"
- people are ruled by
law, not men
North & Central America
- Aztec, Maya
- Olmec, Zapotec, Toltec
- Gulf of Mexico based
South America
- Chavin
- Inca
- On Pacific Coast
- Mountain region
Characteristics
- Polytheistic
- Human Sacrifice
- Games played with rubber ball
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