History World Civilizations

History 1113 Vocabulary “Second Key Terms” Assignment (Worth 150 Points)

Directions: Using your textbook (A History of World Societies) and/or other sources (Listed Below) identify and explain these Historical Key Terms, people or events associated with the historical time period discussed. Complete in a minimum of 1-2 sentences per terms in typed format.  Certain chapter assignments will be due at different times to be announced TBA.

History World Civilizations

Multiple sources can be used for this assignment; points will be taken off for not having sources cited! For the semester, I want the source listed after each term completed using MLA format.  Also, please complete your own work and not with another student.  THIS ASSIGNMENT SHOULD BE COMPLETED IN TYPED FORMAT!

ON DUE DATES FOR THE ASSIGNMENT, PLEASE POST TO THE SPEEDGRADER IN CANVAS FOR ME TO GRADE THE ASSIGNMENT.  IF FOR SOME REASON, YOU CAN NOT FIGURE OUT HOW TO POST THIS COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT,

Chapter 3
Subcontinent of India, Harappan civilization (64);
Mohenjo-Daro (65); Aryans, Vedas, Rig Veda (66);
raja (67); caste system, 4 main castes (69);
samsara, karma, brahman (71); dharma (see page 77);
Jainism (72); Siddhartha Gautama, Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path (73),
Chandragupta (79), Ashoka (80), Mauryan Empire (78-81)

Chapter 4
Yellow River, loess, Yangzi [Yangtze] River (90);
Neolithic crops of China (91); Shang Dynasty, Anyang (92-93);
Zhou Dynasty, Mandate of Heaven (95); Warring States period, crossbow (100);
Confucius (101-105); filial piety (102 and 105); Daoism (106); Legalism (107-108)

Chapter 7
Qin Dynasty (176); the Great Wall of China, Emperor Gaozu [Liu Bang] (177);
Xiongnu (180-181); Emperor Wu, Silk Road (181), Han Dynasty (177-185);

History World Civilizations

Chapter 5
Helladic period (116); Minoans, Linear A, Mycenaeans, Linear B (116-117);
Greek “Dark Age”, Illiad (118); polis, agora, hoplites (119);
Democracy, Oligarchy, helots, Lycurgus (120-121);
Draco, Solon, archon, boule (122); King Xerxes, Pericles, Delian League (123);
Sophocles, Euripides (125); Olympic games [at Olympia] (127);
Socrates, Plato, Aristotle (128-129); Hellenistic era (129), Alexander the Great (129-130);
Ptolemies or Ptolemaic dynasty (131)

SEE MY LIST OF SOURCES BELOW THAT CAN BE USED FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT THAT ARE OUTSIDE THE TEXTBOOK:

Examples of Preferred Secondary Sources for Key Terms used outside the Textbook:

Ancient History Encyclopedia
(History 1113 only)
www.ancient.eu

Encyclopedia Britannica
(History 1113 and 1123)
www.britannica.com

Wikipedia
(History 1113 and 1123)
www.wikipedia.com

New World Encyclopedia
(History 1113 and 1123)
www.newworldencyclopedia.org

Dictionary
(History 1113 and 1123)
www.dictionary.com
Use of this source may only give you vague answers to the term.