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33 Cards in this Set

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winds shifting in directions seasonally
state of perfect understanding of all things
silk road
system of ancient caravan routes across Asia, along which silk was traded from China
source of money/ mined in Africa
Bantu Migration
Group of people in Africa called the Bantus who traveled down the west side of Africa
central American civilization
founder of Islam
major trade city in Russia
Bubonic Plague
disease that spread through out Europe by means of trade
Roman Republic
time in Roman history as democracy
Gupta Golden Age
empire in India found by Chandra Gupta in 320
Political system where nobles were given land which were divided to vassals which had peasants and serfs funning the land
Shi Huangdi
Ruler of a Qin kingdom in china, first Emperor
Siddhartha Guatama
Buddha found of Buddhism
Hinduism moral consequences of actions people do during their life, and next lives, how they will be judged in the after life
Magna Carta
Charter signed by King John and the parliament limiting the kings abilities and power
battles set to move the Muslims and conquer the "holy land"
5 Pillars
1. confessions of faith
2. Pray 5 times a day
3. support poor members of Islam with alms
4. fast during the month of Ramadan
5. Make hajj or pilgrimage to Mecca at least once
one of 2 groups of Islam which follow Mu'aviya rather than "Al"
Mandate of Heaven
Gods choice that the emperor of a dunasty has the mandate of heaven and if he is loss it then he is killed
release from pain and suffering achieved after enlightenment in Buddhism
Carolingian emperor (dynasty = area of present-day france), tried to be the next Rome, encouraged edu, expanded territory
Americas Migration
ross beringia from asia to north america, first lived as hunters/gatherers, then eventually farming slowly developed
"father" of Judaism Christianity, and Islam, desert story
Chinese Dynastic Cycle
emperor is emperor because he has the mandate of heaven, when he is defeated it is supposed to happen b/c he loses the mandate of heaven, gives justification to rebellion
Mansa Musa
muslim ruler of Mali kingdom, militarily great, controlled gold-salt trade, expanded, split into provinces
located weast coast south america (andes mts), built road system, few gods matched with weather (sun, rain, thunder...), gov created unity by centering things at cuzco
kingdom of Aksum: across the red sea from mecca (northeast africa), trade booming b/c of location (were in middle = middlemen), Ezana expands power (but area is still small), spread of christianity
creator of Daoism (natural order, animals do it correctly, arguments are pointless, gov shouldnt do anything)
ancient Rome
republic, huge army leads to expansion, enemies with Carthage (Punic Wars)
constantine moves capital from rome east to byzantium (renamed constantinople), shifts power to the east, so western roman emp falls
schism of christian church
pope and patriarch excommunicate each other = split to western roman catholic (latin, stricter, pope is ultimate authority) vs. eastern orthodox (greek, headed by group of clergy, slightly more liberal)
hinese political philosophy based on the idea that a highly effective + powerful gov is key to social order (super strict), ppls thoughts/ideas should be controlled by go
5 relationships
Confucius ehtical stystem, filial pity= respect ones elder, if gone is set huang he. overflowed its banks get try