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Ch. 4

Confucius “China’s most influential scholar was ”
bureaucracy “a trained civil service, or those who run the government
Daoism The philosophy of Laozi
Yin and yang “two powers that together represented the natural rhythms of life.”
Legalism “belief that government should use the law to end civil disorder and restore harmony”
Qin Dynasty “replaced the Zhou Dynasty.”
Hyksos Asiatic invaders
New Kingdom “about 1570–1075 b.c.”
Hatshepsut A female ruler of the New Kingdom
Nubia “region of Africa that straddled the upper Nile River”
Piankhi Kushite king
Meroë A place near the Red Sea
Assyria An advanced military
Sennacherib Assyrian kings
Nineveh Assyria’s capital
Ashurbanipal Was a king with a big library
Medes A army
Nebuchadnezzar A Chaldean king
Cyrus Persia’s king
Cambyses Cyrus son
Darius A noble of the ruling dynasty
Royal Road “ran from Susa in Persia to Sardis in Anatolia”
satrap A governor
Zoroaster Persian prophet
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