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One revolution around the sun
The ending of the cycle of rebirth where you rejoin the universal soul
FIRST code of written laws (Historical Firsts)
An era associated with the early Stone Age and the use of simple stone implements and weapons
Phoenician writing system; letters that made sounds, that formed words; business
Abstinence from sex for life
Family of rulers
A time period associated with the later Stone Age and the use of polished stone implements and weapons
Imaginary lines that measure how far East/West of the Prime Meridian
What is the largest state island?
Chinese Emperor that was the only reigning emperor during the Qin Dynasty
FIRST to use cruelty to govern
A nation that leads in technology, has no rivals, and accepts foreign ideas
No harm or violence to all living things
The Akkadian ruler who started the first empire
A large body of salt water
Sumerian writing system; wedge-shaped symbols on blocks; business
Mountain range bordering modern day Afghanistan and Pakistan
Plateau in the middle area of India
FIRST hanging gardens
What are the 'Colored Seas'?
The idea that there are conflictions of complementary ideas
The duties in Hinduism including rituals (based on caste)
The belief that there is a place saved by faith in the Amida Buddha
FIRST coins
When a test used to determine government positions
A government in which local military rulers exert power
The belief that there are multiple gods or goddesses
Chinese philosopher who develops Legalism
Son of Genghis Khan and reigned during the Yuan Dynasty in its prime power
Dynastic Accomplishments: Examination System, Block Printing, Paper, Rear Post Rudder, Porcelain, Tea, and increase of Rice crops
Abstinence from sex for a time (or until marriage)
Chinese philosopher who created Confucianism which was the basis of Chinese society
Castrated men used to guard the emperors wives and concubines because they posed no sexual threat
A system of marriage that allows a man to have multiple wives
The right to collect tribute granted to nobility and clergy by a king
Sun and moon's gravitational pull
Chinese Emperor that tried to reestablish his own dynasty called the Xin
Egyptian writing system; pictographs; religion
Dynastic Accomplishments: Terra Cotta Warriors and the “Great Wall”
A flat grassland dotted with trees
Metaphysical form of Confucianism developed by the Cheng brothers and Zhu Xi; later become the dominant form of Confucianism throughout East Asia
Universal Soul in a human
FIRST people who used bronze for weapons
The doctrine that said 'Christ has one nature, and His human and divine natures are inseparable'
Imaginary lines that measure how far North/South from the Equator
River that is in NorthEast India
Revolution around the Earth/rotation of the moon on its axis
Mountain range in NorthEast India
Greater Vehicle of Buddhism
What does the EightFold Path consist of?
To turn someone Chinese culturally
The founder of the Mauryan Empire (the first Indian Empire)
Cultivators farm land for a few seasons, then move on (Slash & Burn)
Chinese statesman that reformed the examination system
Desert in NorthWest India
What are the seven continents?
FIRST alphabet
What are the five oceans?
Caused by winds (monsoons), and heat and cooling of temperature of ocean
The religious leader who created the first monotheism that worked (Judaism)
A philosophy that states natural harmony is best (small governments)
Gentlemen that were hired for government positions because of their intellect
The Babylonian king who wrote the first code of laws
The Egyptian pharaoh who united Upper and Lower Egypt
The religious and political leader of the Islamic nation
Chinese Emperor that gave power to his concubine Yang Luifei
The belief that your culture is the best
Dynastic Accomplishments:Bronze Age, Writing, and Oracle Bones
The founder of the Gupta Empire
Dynastic Accomplishments: The Mandate of Heaven
To please your peers with knowledge, weapons, other pleasures
Great King
FIRST international language for trade
FIRST monotheistic religion that stuck
When a group answers their instincts
Indian religion founded by Siddhartha Gautama that believes in the Four Noble Truths
Multiple spouses
Proper Conduct
Buddhists who reached nirvana and stay to help others
Dynastic Accomplishments: Developed the Silk Road, National University, and has a monopoly on Salt and Iron
Chinese Rebellion leader against the Tang Dynasty that lasted for 8 years
Chinese Han Emperor that raises taxes in order to protect China
Chinese Concubine that rose to Emperor during the Tang Dynasty
Political philosophy that states, man should be governed by strict laws and harsh punishment
Chinese Emperor that was the first to reign in the Han Dynasty
Bones that were used to predict the future
Dynastic Accomplishments: Establishes a Shadow Government until taken over
What is the largest island?
Mongolian Ruler that conquered China as well as most of Europe
Chinese philosopher who gives the idea of the mandate of heaven its philosophical basis and creates the well field system
What are the Five Vows of Jainism?
River north of Yangtze River and flows West to East
Marrying into the next clan over
A theology school, usually for Sunni Muslims
Invaders of India who created the caste system
The belief that everything in the world is endowed with its own spirit
Religious practices
The raising of grazing animals such as sheep & cattle
What are some Indian firsts?
Only one partner/spouse
Slow gradual change
A payment that a groom and his family make to the bride for marriage
A perfect society
Self-Denial to achieve spiritual fulfillment
A device that explains dynastic change
Tang concubine that rose to power during the Tang Dynasty and ruled for 20 years
The Egyptian pharaoh who developed the first monotheism
The location in which the battle of the Incas against the Spaniards took place
Sudden change
Dynastic Accomplishments: Creates a 1.25 million man army and tries to appease enemies rather than attack, gun powder, navy is developed, compasses, paddleboats, and paper money
River that is in NorthWest India
What are the Four Noble Truths?
A Sapa-Inca (main Incan ruler) who made the fatal mistake of ordering his army to meet the Spanish unarmed
Body of salt water (128 of them)
Dynastic Accomplishments: Makes a Grand Canal between the Yellow and Yangzi River
Chinese Philosopher that followed the path of Daoism and was adamantly apolitical
A group of people governed and ruled over by a sovereign
A sexual lover that you don’t marry or go into a relationship other than sex
Lesser Vehicle of Buddhism
An Indian kshatriya who created Buddhism and later became known as the Buddha
Tilting of the Earth
1st Born inherits all the wealth
One rotation of the Earth on it's axis
Indian polytheistic religion that believes in a caste system and reincarnation
Indian religion founded by Mahavira stressing extreme asceticism
The belief that there is only one god
A Spanish conquistador who led his small army to victory against the Incas
Spiritual Enlightenment
An Indian king who is responsible for spreading Buddhism outside of India
An Indian kshatriya who founded Jainism
River south of Yellow River and flows West to East
A cosmic sense of justice
A government system that has a chain of command by cabinets
Denial of worldly pleasures for spiritual fulfillment
Obedience to Father
Seasonal winds
The continuous cycle of reincarnation
A form of Buddhism that seeks sudden Enlightenment through techniques and rituals intended to quiet the mind; known as Zen in Japan
Characteristics needed for a culture to exist?
FIRST writing system
The Egyptian pharaoh who created Egypt's largest empire
A philosophy created by Confucius that points out basic relationships in the Chinese society

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