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HIS 101H 1nd EditionExam # 1 Study Guide Lectures: 1 -8Paleolithic Age Neolithic Age Homo sapiens (sapiens)Hunting & gathering Neanderthals NomadsAgrarian Revolution Neolithic Revolution Egyptian ScribesPastoralism Catal Huyuk MesopotamiaBronze Age Sumerians City-StatesEpic of Gilgamesh Ziggurats AnimismSargon I Code of Hammurabi Egypt/NubiaEgyptian Book of the Dead Pharaohs PyramidsHeiroglyphs Kush/Axum AkhenatonHebrews Phoenicians VedasHarappa Aryans Indus ValleyYellow River Xia Dynasty Shang DynastyShang Social Structure Chinese writing Oracle bonesZhou Dynasty Mohenjo Daro Mandate of HeavenXi’an & Luoyang Zhou Feudalism Warring StatesQin Shi Huangdi Qin Dynasty Great WallConfucius/Analects Mencius XunziSunzi/Sun-tzu Han Feizi LegalismLord Shang & Li Si Daoism Laozi/Lao-tzuHan Dynasty Liu Bang Xiongnu/Hsiung-nuScholar-gentry Secret Societies Wang MangEunuchs Silk Road Salt & Iron DebatesHellenistic Period Cyrus the Great ZoroastrianismIlliad & Odyssey Solon PolisDemocracy in Athens Pericles Peloponnesian WarHerodotus Thucydides Battle of MarathonOlympic Games Oracles at Delphi Delian LeagueMacedonia Philip II Alexander the GreatSocrates Aristotle PlatoStoics Sophocles AristophanesHellenistic Architecture Arrian Athens vs. SpartaTrojan War Fu Xuan (Chinese Women) 4 Varnas Altamira Hero Sima QianTroy 300Key Themes & ConceptsWhat major developments/inventions facilitated the emergence of civilizations?What were the key features of ancient societies? What did they have in common?What is the relationship between technology and social/political development?How do empires change the areas they conquer? How are empires changed by the areas they conquer? What factors led to the decline & fall of various ancient civilizations? Why are these factors so similar?How do the historical & philosophical texts of ancient Greece represent the values of their civilization? What about those of China?In what ways did classical societies lay the foundations for subsequent civilizations?Compare and contrast the state building efforts of ancient Greek & Chinese rulersWhat were the major philosophical schools of ancient China & what were their key tenets?How did the Qin unify China and what was the significance of this achievement?How did ancient societies demonstrate their individuality and cultural belief systems?What was the relationship between religion & political power in various ancient societies? Concentrate on the differences of all the cultures and how they are different from each other.Focus on the documents mentioned in the lecture notes.Practice writing essay questions and understanding the meanings behind certain


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