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31

Why did Spartan women have some rights and freedoms that other Greek women didn’t have?

men often away at war

32

What is the name of Philip’s son who took over as leader after Philip’s death?

Alexander

33

Why did Alexander stop expanding the empire into India?

soldiers were tired

34

What was the cause of Alexander’s death?

sickness

35

What is the name of the famous building that was built on the Athenian acropolis?

Parthenon

36

What did philosophers believe the human mind could do?

think, explain, understand life

37

Name the group of people who challenged the idea that the actions of gods and goddesses caused events in the world.

philosophers

38

What stops one part of government from having more power than the others?

checks and balances

39

At first, Rome’s laws weren’t written down. Why were people unhappy about it?

didn't want to break laws they didn't know about

40

Where was the Law of the Twelve Tables displayed?

Forum

41

What is the name for the series of wars between Rome and Carthage?

Punic Wars

42

Explain how arches allow structures to last for a long time.

strong

43

What was the main purpose of Roman roads?

military use

44

Before burying their dead, the Egyptians would preserve the bodies as __________.

mummies

45

When was King Tutankhamen’s tomb discovered and why is it important?

1922, it wasn't robbed

46

What was the Hebrew’s religion called?

Judaism

47

the belief in one god

monotheism

48

people who are said to receive messages from God to share with others

prophets

49

Philip was able to defeat the Greeks because the Greeks refused to ____________ to fight against Philip.

join together

50

What did the plebeians do that caused the patricians to change the government?

formed a council and elected their own officials

51

After the Gracchus brothers were killed, Romans began to see that _________ could be used as a __________.

violence, political weapon

52

Hindus belief that if a person has good _________, they will be born into a higher caste in the next life.

karma

53

Many people from the lower classes liked the Buddha because he was opposed to the __________________.

caste system

54

people who work to spread their religious beliefs

missionaries

55

The Zhou kings believed that ________ gave them the power to rule.

heaven

56

Which Chinese belief system taught that it was important to live in harmony with nature?

Daoism

57

Because silk was popular in Rome, China became __________.

wealthy

58

Name the philosopher who wanted Romans to support the Senate.

Cicero

59

After Pompey asked Caesar to give up power, Caesar led his army across the Rubicon River into ___________.

Italy

60

The agora was a marketplace that was also used for ____________ and ____________ meetings.

political, religious