Traditions and Encounters Ch. 7

  1. The Achaemenid Empire
    ____ and ___ migrated from central Asia to Persia before 1000 BCE.
    Medes, Persians
  2. The Achaemenid Empire were ______ speakers, sharing cultural traits with ___.
    indo-european, Aryans
  3. The Achaemenid Empier challenged the ____ and ___ empires.
    Assyrian, Babylonian
  4. Cyrus the Achaemenid was also known as ____.
    The Shepherd
  5. Cyrus the Achaemenid controlled all of ____.
  6. Cyrus the Achaemenid established a vast empire from ____ to the borders of ____.
    India, Egypt
  7. Cyrus's son, _____, conquered Egypt in ___ BCE.
    Cambyses, 525
  8. Darius, the greatest of the Acaemenid emporers, extended the empire both ____ and ____.
    east, west
  9. During the rein of Darius, the Achaeminid empire had a population of ____.
    thirty-five million
  10. During the rein of Darius, the Achaemenid Empire became a diverse empire with ____ ethnic groups.
  11. Darius began to build a new capitol at ___.
  12. Achaemenid administration had ____ satrapies (persian governors), who were appointed by ____
    twenty-three, central government
  13. In the Achaemenid admininstration, the local officials were from ____.
    local population
  14. In the Achaemenid administration, the satraps' power was checked by ____ officials and ____ ____.
    military, imperial spies
  15. The Acaemenid administration replaced irregular tribute payments with formal ____.
  16. In the Achaemenid administration, there was the standardization of ____ and ___.
    coins, laws
  17. In the Achaemenid administrations, the communication systems were the ___ ____ _____ and the _____ ____.
    Persian Royal Road, postal stations
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Traditions and Encounters Ch. 7
A review for Traditions and Encounters chapter 7