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Austin Daniels


Hyksos “These Asiatic invaders ruled Egypt from about 1640 to 1570 b.c.
New Kingdom the period of ancient Egyptian history that followed the overthrow of the Hyksos rules, lasting form about 1570 to 1075 B.C.
Hatshepsut Declared herself pharaoh around 1472 B.C.
ThutmoseIII Was Hatsheput's stepson who proved to be a much more warlike ruler.
RamsesIII A pharaoh and a Hittite king later made a treaty that promised "peace and brotherhood between us forever"
Nubia A region of Africa that straddled the upper Nile River.
Kush A Nubian kingdom which lasted for about a thousand years, between 2000 and 1000 B.C.
Piankhi A Kushite king that overthrew the Libyan dynasty that had ruled Egypt for over 200 years.
Meroe The center of the Kush dynasty from about 250 B.C. to A.D. 150.
Assyria a Southwest Asian kingdom that controlled a large empire from about 850 to 612 B.C.
Sennacherib A Assyrian king that bragged about destroying 89 cites and 820 villages.
Nineveh Assyria's capital across the Tigris River.
Ashurbanipal A king who collected more than 20,000 clay tablets from throughout the Fertile Crescent.
Medes a Southwest Asian people who helped destroy the Assyrian Empire.
Chaldeans a Southwest Asian people who helped destroy the Assyrian Empire.
Nebuchadnezzar A Chaldean king who restored the city of Babylon.
Cyrus Persia's king who conquered several kingdoms.
Cambyses Cyrus's son who expanded the Persian Empire by conquering Egypt.
Darius Cambyses's successor, noble of the ruling dynasty, had begun his career as a member of the kings's bodyguard.
satrap a governor of a province in the Persian Empire.
Royal Road a road in the Persian Empire, stretching over 1,600 miles from Susa in Persia to Sardis in Anatolia.
Zoroaster A Persian prophet who answer the question " Why should so much suffering and chaos exist in the world?"
Confucius China's most influential scholar.
filial piety respect shown by children for their parents and elders.
bureaucracy a system of departments and agencies formed to carry out the work of government.
Daoism a philosophy based on the ideas of the Chinese thinker Laozi, who taught that people should be guided by a universal force called the Dao.
Legalism a Chinese political philosophy based on the idea that a highly efficient and powerful government is the key to social order.
I Ching a Chinese book of oracles.
yin and yang in Chinese thought, the two powers that govern the natural rhythms of life.
Qin Dynasty a short-lived Chinese dynasty that replaced the Zhou Dynasty in the third century B.C.
Shi Huangdi Ruled the Qin Dynasty for 20 years.
autocracy a government in which the ruler has unlimited power and uses it in an arbitrary manner.
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