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Patrilineal cultural
Family is headed by father or male figure.
Reincarnation
Is to be reborn in another body after death, rise or lower in caste system
Dharma
The religious and moral duties of an individual
Moksha
Achieving union with Brahmin or freeing oneself from selfish desires
Yin and yang
Shang, universe reflected a delicate balance between two forces. Yin equals earth, darkness, female forces; yang equals heaven, light and male.
New Stone Age
Change from nomadic people to settled farming life, 1st farmers, domesticate\herd, seeds\weeds, food producers, population growth, work divided by gender and age, women status slumped, council, personal property, wealth difference, 1st calander, plow, and weave cloth
Agricultural Revolution
the change from nomadic peoples to farmers,
demesticate-or tame animals\herd animals into an enclosure, seeds on ground would grow next year, population growth, food producers, food surplus
Neolithic Age
same as new stone age
Food Surplus
helped villages to expand into cities or larger towns
Persia
-babylon fell to persian empire under cyrus the great-Asia Minor to India
-kings pursued a policiy of tolerance
-unification under emperor darius
GOVT>
2 provences headed by a governer
-had to pay taxes depending on wealth and resources
-single code of laws
TRADE>
-standard weights & measure
-coins+money econmoy & bartar economy=trade
RELIGION> Zoroaster
-monotheistic- ahura mazda constant battle w/Ahiman the prince of lies and evil
-final judgement day heaven and hell
Nile
Africa Egypt
Ganges
India
Indus
India
Yangze
China
Huang He
Chinia
Tigris, and Euphrates
Mesopotamia, Middle East
Fertile crescent
Mesopotamia
Monotheistic

Polytheistic
one god


Many gods
Allah
muslim god
Nirvana
the final goal of Buddhism

union w/ the universe and release frome the cycle of rebirth
the arabesque
an intercate design composed of curved line that suggest floral shapes
the hajj
pilgrimage to Mecca
Jihad
effort in god's service
Quran
Muslims sacred texts
Ahimsa
The hindu word foe non-violence
Taoism\Daoism
founder Laozi

matue not social order
rejected conflict and strif
Buddhism
4 noble truths: 1>life is full of suffering
2>cause is desire
3>cure overcome desire
4> overcome desire by the Eightfold path
Nirvana, Buddha, Sidharta
Legalism
Hanfeizi
"When the wise me rules the state......"
Man evil -> society makes him good
strict & harsh laws and punnishments

Qin emperor
Confucianism
Confucious
"By nature men are pretty much a like..."
Five relationships- father to son, elder brothe to younger brother, husband to wife, ruler to subject, friend to friend
Filial piety respect for parents
Hammurabi
king of Babylon

"eye for an eye........."
Criminal law
civil law