Flashcards in End of Year Exam Review Period 6 Deck (75)
Why did Spartan women have some rights and freedoms that other Greek women didn’t have?
men often away at war
What is the name of Philip’s son who took over as leader after Philip’s death?
Why did Alexander stop expanding the empire into India?
soldiers were tired
What was the cause of Alexander’s death?
What is the name of the famous building that was built on the Athenian acropolis?
What did philosophers believe the human mind could do?
think, explain, understand life
Name the group of people who challenged the idea that the actions of gods and goddesses caused events in the world.
What stops one part of government from having more power than the others?
checks and balances
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
Where was the Law of the Twelve Tables displayed?
What is the name for the series of wars between Rome and Carthage?
Explain how arches allow structures to last for a long time.
What was the main purpose of Roman roads?
Before burying their dead, the Egyptians would preserve the bodies as __________.
When was King Tutankhamen’s tomb discovered and why is it important?
1922, it wasn't robbed
What was the Hebrew’s religion called?
the belief in one god
people who are said to receive messages from God to share with others
Philip was able to defeat the Greeks because the Greeks refused to ____________ to fight against Philip.
What did the plebeians do that caused the patricians to change the government?
formed a council and elected their own officials
After the Gracchus brothers were killed, Romans began to see that _________ could be used as a __________.
violence, political weapon
Hindus belief that if a person has good _________, they will be born into a higher caste in the next life.
Many people from the lower classes liked the Buddha because he was opposed to the __________________.
people who work to spread their religious beliefs
The Zhou kings believed that ________ gave them the power to rule.
Which Chinese belief system taught that it was important to live in harmony with nature?
Because silk was popular in Rome, China became __________.
Name the philosopher who wanted Romans to support the Senate.
After Pompey asked Caesar to give up power, Caesar led his army across the Rubicon River into ___________.