World History Midterm Exam Review
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the Royal Road
Great Wall of China
phalanx Peloponnesian Euclid
-What time in the past does prehistoric refer to?
-What did Mary Leakeys discovery of footprints indicate about hominids? -What were some things in wide use during the Neolithic Age? -What did the discoveries in the Shanidar cave reveal about the Neanderthals? -In what well-defined social classes did the people of Ur live? -Why was the development of government necessary in early cities such as Ur? -What were the functions of the ziggurat?
-How do we know that the people of the Indus Valley traded with the Sumerians? -Why do we know so little about the Indus Valley civilizations? -What did Egyptian and Mesopotamian society have in common? -How did Sargon of Akkad form the first empire?
-Why were Egyptian farmers more fortunate than the farmers of Mesopotamia? -What did the pyramids show about the Old Kingdom dynasties of Egypt? -How did feudalism in China fail in the end to fulfill its original purpose? -What was a major advantage of the Chinese system of writing? -How did the Mandate of Heaven affect government in China?
-The Indo-European peoples that migrated from the steppes were mainly -Buddhism spread across Asia mostly as a result of
-In Buddhism, the release from selfishness and pain that come from complete understanding is known as -The social class system that came to be known as the caste system was established in India by -The most sacred writings of the Jewish religion are...
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