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World Studies Unit 4

Cultural Systems: The First Millennium and Today

Which principle of culture is represented by the change in the child labor laws from the Industrial Revolution to today's work standards including limits on hours worked, pay minimum, and safe work conditions? Principle 6: culture grows and changes
Which principle of culture is represented by the scenario where one business man went on a business trip to Japan and instead of showing their greeting of a slight bow tried to shake hands with the CEO of a company? Principle 7: cultural change creates conflict
Which principle of culture is represented by the tradition of a Bar Mitzvah where a Jewish boy who has reached the age of 13 is regarded as ready to take part in public worship? Principle 3: culture is learned or inherited
Which principle of culture is represented by the iceberg picture that most of what you see is below the surface of the water? Principle 4: cultures is both seen and unseen
What generalization can you make about the 5 major religions and the millennium civilizations that based their development around these religions? The major religions have spread from their place of origin to other world locations
What do Islam, Judaism, and Christianity all have in common? They are monotheistic
What influence did religion have on the millennium civilizations? Influenced the political, economic, and social systems
How did the Heian Dynasty influence Japan? It blended ideas from Tang China with Japanese tradition
How is the Mayan religion different than the 5 major world religions? It is polytheistic
How did Islam influence the Kingdom of Ghana? It opened up trade to other Muslim nations
Which of the 5 major world religions believe in nirvana? Buddhism
What allowed the Abbasid Caliphate make advances in art, science, and medicine? They were open other cultures and their ideas
What do the Eightfold Path, the 10 Commandments, and the 5 Pillars of Islam have in common? They guide their followers on how to live a good life
What do the Roman Catholic Church and the Carolingian Empire have in common? People should obey leaders without question
Which religion did the Gupta Empire base its political, economic, and social system on? Hinduism
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