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India's ______ was created by the Aryans

Caste system

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In Buddhism, the way to end suffering and desire is to follow,

The Eightfold Path

2

The system of _____ provided a religious basis for rigid class divisions in India

Reincarnation

3

Which leader extended the Persian Empire into Europe to become the largest empire the world had yet seen?

Darius

4

Sumerians are known for establishing...

The first city-states

5

Which Athenian ruler created a council of 500 to propose laws to the assembly, and gave the assembly final authority to pass laws?

Cleisthenes

6

What reflects an appreciation for ideal form, balance, and harmony?

Classical Greek art

7

The Greek language and culture spread to Southwest Asia during,

the Hellenistic Era

8

Virgil's epic poem that portrays the qualities of the ideal Roman is...

The Aeneid

9

Romans borrowed the _____ from Greek architecture

Colonnade

10

The first caliph was Muhammad's...

Father-in-law, Abu Bakr

11

The _____ were nomads who carried goods across the desert with camel caravans

Berbers

12

What served as the basic building blocks of African society?

Lineage groups

13

Despite the death of Genghis Khan, by 1279 China was conquered by the...

Mongols

14

Medieval universities were guilds or _____ that produced educated individuals

Corporations

15

In which century did the a Catholic Church have the most political power?

Thirteenth

16

The Hundred Years' War was a conflict between...

England and France

17

Francisco Pizarro set up Spain's American capital in...

Lima

18

The decisive period of Inca expansion began during the rule of...

Pachacuti

19

Who commanded the forces that destroyed the Aztec capital?

Hernan Cortes

20

The frescos painted by _____ have long been regarded as the first masterpieces of early Renaissance art.

Masaccio

21

_____ was the first Protestant faith

Lutheranism

22

_____ founded the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits.

Ignatius of Loyola

23

_____ went to his grave believing he had discovered the westward passage to Asia, when in fact he had actually discovered the Americas

Christopher Columbus

24

What was the name of the set of principles that dominated economic thought in the seventeenth century?

Mercantilism

25

Who were the first European settlers of the Hudson River valley?

The Dutch

26

The _____ society of eastern Nigeria produced more slaves than practically any other continent

Ibo

27

The Moluccas were known to the Europeans as the...

Spice Islands

28

Originally the slaves were brought to the Americas to supply labor for the...

Sugarcane plantations

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_____ became the dominant religion on the Southeast Asia mainland from 1500 to 1800

Buddhism

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