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  1. 1. Central Asia Unit unit 5
  2. 2. Central Asia and the Middle East’s history is largely determined by its geography, meager natural resources, lack of biodiversity, and location along trade routes. How were human populations affected by the various geographic and climate related features of Central Asia and the Middle East? How did the existence of various religious and ethical systems in the region affect the political and cultural organization of Central Asia and Middle Eastern societies? Explain the role that trade played in the economic development of Central Asia and Middle East cultures.
  3. 3. 2.3 Planned Cities on the Indus
  4. 4. The first Indian civilization built well- planned cities on the banks of the Indus River. Describe the impact of geography on the Indus Valley culture. What major concepts characterize Indus Valley cities and culture? List theories about the decline of Indus Valley cultures.
  5. 5. 3.1 The Indo- Europeans
  6. 6. Indo-Europeans migrated into Europe, India, and Southwest Asia and interacted with peoples living there. 1. Describe the spread of Indo-Europeans and their language 2. Identify the Hittite empire and effects of its technology on other societies 3. Summarize the possible Aryan invasion of India and the culture that resulted
  7. 7. 3.2 Hinduism & Buddhism
  8. 8. Hinduism
  9. 9. Hinduism 750-550 BCE, Upanishads moksha reincarnation karma Jainism Mahavira, founder
  10. 10. Brahma Vishnu Shiva
  11. 11. Buddhism
  12. 12. Buddhism Siddhartha Gautama, died ~400 BCE 4 Noble Truths Nirvana through the Middle Way sangha & dharma
  13. 13. Theravada: strict spiritual discipline of the Buddha Mahayana: salvation to all through popular worship
  14. 14. 7.1 India’s First Empires
  15. 15. The Mauryas and the Guptas established empires, but neither unified India permanently Trace the rise and fall of India’s first unified kingdom Compare events in India’s three regions after the fall of the Mauryan Empire Describe the rise of the Gupta Empire
  16. 16. Epitaph
  17. 17. Murdered by a traitor and a coward whose name is not worthy to appear here Jesse James
  18. 18. A gentle man and a gentleman Jack Dempsey
  19. 19. The body of Benjamin Franklin, printer (like the cover of an old book, its contents worn out, and stript of its lettering and gilding) lies here, food for worms. Yet the work itself shall not lost, for it will, as he believed, appear once more In a new and more beautiful edition, corrected and amended by its Author. Benjamin Franklin
  20. 20. At rest An American soldier and Defender of the Constitution Jefferson Davis
  21. 21. Truth and History. 21 Men. The Boy Bandit King. He died as he lived. William H Bonney
  22. 22. To save your world, you asked this man to die. Would this man, could he see you now, ask why? an unknown soldier
  23. 23. Here lies an American solider, known but to God. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetary
  24. 24. Epitaph, incl. name, major accomplishment, and significance to Indian history. 1. Chandragupta Maurya 2. Asoka 3. Chandra Gupta I 4. Chandra Gupta II
  25. 25. 7.2 Trade Spreads Indian Religions & Culture
  26. 26. Explain how and why religion changed in India Describe Indian literature, art, science, and mathematics Summarize Indian trade and its effects on India and other Asian cultures.
  27. 27. Theravada: strict spiritual discipline of the Buddha Mahayana: salvation to all through popular worship
  28. 28. Indian art
  29. 29. 12.2 Mongol Conquests
  30. 30. The Mongols, a nomadic people from the steppe, conquered settled societies across much of Asia. 1. Describe the geography of the steppe and the lifestyle of the nomads 2. Explain Ghenghis Khan’s successes 3. Summarize the extent of the Mongol Empire and its divisions
  31. 31. 12.3 The Mongol Empires
  32. 32. Summarize Kublai Khan’s conquest Describe Mongol rule in China Explain the fall of Mongol rule