Flashcards in Chapter 5&6 Review Questions Deck (23)
Which of the following was a motivating factor factor for people to settle in the Ganges plain?
Fertile, well watered soil
The most serious threats to the Vedic religion came from?
Jainism and Buddhism
India's first centralized empire was formed by who?
Ashoka extended the boundaries of his empire and later converted to which religion?
As in Mesopotamia, Greece, and China, the role of women in India..
Declined as the social structure became more complex
Among the early converts to Buddhism way were..,
Women, as a way to gain more freedom
In Southeast Asia, the first political units...
Took parts of Indian culture that were useful to them and synthesized them with indigenous, belief, values, and institution
The first major center in Southeast Asia was Funan, in modern day?
While the dominant population of Southeast Asia is Malay, culturally it is?
Most of india's
Earliest writings are?
The most essential activity in early Rome was?
In Roman families, the authority figure was the oldest male. This situation is called what?
Unlike Greeks, the Romans
Granted roman citizenship to conquered people
One of the major impacts of the Pax Romana was?
That facilitation of trade
One of the most enduring consequences of the Roman Empire was?
Spread Latin language
The Romans originally viewed Christians negatively because?
Their monotheism kept them from worshiping Roman Empire
As the western Roman Empire collapsed in 500s, Rome
Remained a center for the Christian church
By the early Han dynasty, China's population had
Grown because intensive agriculture practices
Like Rome, the Qin and Han
Faced similar problems with defense of empire.
Had to delegate autonomy to local officials.
Built thousands of roads for trade
Qin and Han emperors had to alloy themselves with the gentry as one strategy to weaken the rural aristocrats. On China, the gentry were the?
Class of prosperous, educated families, below artistocrats
Which of the following is true of the Han empire collapsed?
Nomadic bands raided, official corruption, peasant uprising
Which of the following is true of the Rome and Han dynasty?
Rome and Han armies were made up of mercenary solders