Flashcards in history: midterm Deck (30)
India's ______ was created by the Aryans
In Buddhism, the way to end suffering and desire is to follow,
The Eightfold Path
The system of _____ provided a religious basis for rigid class divisions in India
Which leader extended the Persian Empire into Europe to become the largest empire the world had yet seen?
Sumerians are known for establishing...
The first city-states
Which Athenian ruler created a council of 500 to propose laws to the assembly, and gave the assembly final authority to pass laws?
What reflects an appreciation for ideal form, balance, and harmony?
Classical Greek art
The Greek language and culture spread to Southwest Asia during,
the Hellenistic Era
Virgil's epic poem that portrays the qualities of the ideal Roman is...
Romans borrowed the _____ from Greek architecture
The first caliph was Muhammad's...
Father-in-law, Abu Bakr
The _____ were nomads who carried goods across the desert with camel caravans
What served as the basic building blocks of African society?
Despite the death of Genghis Khan, by 1279 China was conquered by the...
Medieval universities were guilds or _____ that produced educated individuals
In which century did the a Catholic Church have the most political power?
The Hundred Years' War was a conflict between...
England and France
Francisco Pizarro set up Spain's American capital in...
The decisive period of Inca expansion began during the rule of...
Who commanded the forces that destroyed the Aztec capital?
The frescos painted by _____ have long been regarded as the first masterpieces of early Renaissance art.
_____ was the first Protestant faith
_____ founded the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits.
Ignatius of Loyola
_____ went to his grave believing he had discovered the westward passage to Asia, when in fact he had actually discovered the Americas
What was the name of the set of principles that dominated economic thought in the seventeenth century?
Who were the first European settlers of the Hudson River valley?
The _____ society of eastern Nigeria produced more slaves than practically any other continent
The Moluccas were known to the Europeans as the...
Originally the slaves were brought to the Americas to supply labor for the...