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Caley Reed

Ch.4

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Hyksos Ruled Egypt from about 1640 to 1570 B.C.
Hatshepsut They declared thereselves pharaoh around 1472B.C
Thutmose lll Proved to be a much more warlike ruler.
Nubia A region of Africa that straddled the upper Nile River.
Ramses ll Later made a treaty that promised "peace and brotherhood between us forever."
In 751 B.C, who overthrew the Libyan dynasty that ruled Egypt for over 200 years? Piankhi
In the beginning, around 850 B.C who acquired a large empire? Assyria
Which one of the Assyrian kings bragged because they destroyed 89 cities and 820 villages, burned Babylon, and ordered most of its inhabitants killed? Sennacherib
Who had burned Babylon and also established Assyrias capital at Nineveh along the Tigris River? King Sennacherib
Who collected more than 20,000 clay tablets from throughout the Fertile Crescet? King Ashurbanipal
Who restored the city? A Chaldean king named Nebuchadnezzar
Which two kings, mentioned in the chapter burned and leveled Nineveh? Medes and Chaldeans
In 550 B.C, what king began to conquer several neighboring kingdoms? Cyrus
When did Cyrus die? In 530 B.C.
What is Cyrus' son's name? Cambyses
Who is Cambyses' successor? Darius
What is the name of the famous road? Royal Road
What is the name of the governor that Darius installed? Satrap
Who is China's most influential scholar? Confucius
What does filial piety mean? Where children need to practice respect for their parents and ancestors.
What does bureaucracy mean? A trained civil service, or those who run the government.
Who's the philosophy of Laozi? Daoism
What is yin and yang? Two powers that together represented the natural rhythms of life.
What does Shi Huangdi mean? First Emperor.
What did Shi Huangdi establish? Autocracy
What does autocracy mean? A government that has unlimited power and uses it in an arbitrary manner.
What does l Ching mean? It means to solve ethical or practical problems.
What is A Zoroaster? A Persian prophet.
Why did Medes and Chaldeans burned and level Nineveh? Because the clay writing tablets in Nineveh's library had been baked in a pottery oven.
Did Meroƫ or Napata lay closer to the Red Sea? Meroƫ
Created by: Caleyreed1