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1 Classical Civilizations World History Honors Unit 2

2 Unit 2 India China Ancient Greece Ancient Rome

3 Hinduism One of the oldest religions on earth today Probably created by combining traditions from Vedic gods with the traditions of Central Asia Archeologists studied artifacts throughout the Indus Valley that relate to Hinduism that were not found in Vedic civilizations.

4 Hinduism Worship of several gods and Hindus allows individuals to choose a religious path that best suits: Social Needs Intellectual Needs Emotional Needs Spiritual Needs No central deity No single founder No single book of authority

5 Brahma The Creator

6 Vishnu The Sustainer

7 Shiva The destroyer

8 Ganesha God who can overcome any obstacle

9 Yama God of death Judges the souls of dead

10 Hindu Beliefs Life Cycle Believe in reincarnation notion that a soul goes through many births and deaths before reaching its ultimate state. Ultimate goal is to reach moksha This is a state of extreme enlightenment and reuniting with Brahman. Traditionally done by moving up through the Caste System

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12 Hindu Beliefs - Karma Karma translates as deeds Measure of everything he/she has ever done and the effects of those deeds Karma carries over from one life to the next and determines your destiny. Good Karma = Higher Form Bad Karma Lower Form

13 Hindu Beliefs - Dharma Dharma refers to the religious and moral rights and duties governing individual conduct. The collection of these laws are known as the dharmasutras Refers to social order or Right Conduct

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15 Buddhism Emerged in India Is an outgrowth from Hinduism All began with one man Siddhartha Gautama More commonly: Buddha or the Enlightened One. He kept a lot of the Hindu beliefs except those surrounding the Caste System

16 Reaching Enlightenment Nirvana state of complete enlightenment essentially moksha Must follow the Four Noble Truths Derived from this is the Eightfold Path By following the above steps you create a lifestyle

17 Four Noble Truths First Noble Truth Suffering and misery exist all around us and affect absolutely everything that lives. 1. There is suffering. Second Noble Truth Desire creates suffering because people become attached to material objects. If people do not desire material objects, they will not suffer. 2. Suffering has an origin.

18 Four Noble Truths Third Noble Truth If one can learn to see the material world as an illusion or a false image, then one can achieve nirvana or enlightenment. 3. Suffering can end. Fourth Noble Truth There is a method of achieving nirvana and this bringing suffering to an end. This method is called the Eightfold Path. 4. There is a path out of suffering.

19 Buddhism Today One of the most famous Buddhists today is the Dalai Lama. Recognized at age 2 as the reincarnation of Buddha. He is the 14 th Dalai Lama. He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989

20 Spreading of Religions Both religions started in northern India, but only Buddhism spread far across Asia. This was because: Emperor Asoka, an advocate of Buddhism, sent out religious emissaries throughout his empire. They traveled along trade networks like the Silk Road which helped spread the religion throughout Asia and the Middle East.

21 Maurya Civilization Established by Chandragupta Maurya in 320 B.C. He controlled most of Northern India and pushed Alexander the Great out of the Middle East. He created a strong government.

22 Maurya Civilization After Chandragupta died his grandson, Asoka, took power. He started his rule by conquering territories and going to war. Over time he got tired of all these battles and became a Buddhist, in turn making his people Buddhist.

23 Rich Through Trade B0th the Maurya and Gupta Empires flourished because of trade Used camels on land and boats on the Indian Ocean Allowed the government to promote the architecture, math and science

24 Created a Rigid Caste System Priests and Teachers Kings and Warriors Merchants Peasants Untouchables no one had anything to do with them and did menial jobs that were degrading

25 Unit 2 India China Ancient Greece Ancient Rome

26 Confucius One of two of the biggest contributors to Eastern Asian ways of thinking (philosophy) He was the biggest proponent of the Golden Rule which many religions adopted

27 Confucius He believed that education and self-improvement would improve (bringing order to human life) Social Order Political Stability Universal Peace Big supporter of family and respecting your parents (filial piety)

28 Confucius Important Relationships 1. Ruler and ruled 2. Father and son 3. Older/younger brother 4. Husband and wife 5. Friend and friend

29 Lao-tzu & Taosim Unlike Confucius he was not concerned with order in human life but with how humans can live in harmony with nature. The Tao mysterious force that flows through the entire universe

30 Qin (Ch in) Dynasty Before the dynasty China was broken up into a variety of feudal states System of government in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military service and other support to a greater lord They were at war and eventually the Qin emerged as the strongest and became leader over the others

31 Cheng s Rule First leader was named Cheng. He had unlimited authority (autocrat) and outlawed feudalism. Expanded empire Created the Great Wall He was ruthless and supported the idea of Legalism which stated: Human nature not to be trusted Strict laws Severe punishment

32 Fall of a Dynasty What do you think lead to the fall of this dynasty? Cheng died and his son took power, but was weak. Most people did not like the ruthlessness of Cheng and eventually the peasants revolted and put a new dynasty into power.

33 Han Dynasty - Peasant to Ruler Liu Bang was a peasant and became ruler after the fall of the Qin Empire. He disagreed with the existing harsh policies Instead took the philosophies of Confucius and incorporated them into society.

34 Government Confucius philosophy Kept some views of legalism ex. rule of law System of provincial governments that controlled different areas of China

35 Civil Service Created a system of civil service based on merit and not corruption People selected based on their ability to perform (YAY) Created different tests and skill abilities to determine whether you could do the job (huge influence today)

36 Question: Is merit important?

37 Silk Road Emperor Wu Ti had heard rumors of powerful and wealthy lands in the West Sent an explorer and group of 100 men to explore the west Only 2 returned with amazing stories Wu Ti later sent gifts to establish trade with the West and Silk Road became one of the most widespread trade routes.

38 Fall of the Han Dynasty Corruption in government Different political ideologies Loss Heavenly Mandate emperors given authority by religion

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