Ching Dynasty, first time legalism was used as an effective policy in gov't
206 b.c. - 220 a.d.
Ideology for the yellow turban rebellion
206 b.c. - 220 a.d.
Confucius 551-479 b.c.e.
Civil Service Exam
124 b.c. - Present
Used to select officials
Created by Emperor Wu Di
30,000 students by the end of the Han Dynasty
Confucian Schools Established
124 bce - 1900 ce
Established by Emperor Wu Di
Private schools where kids were tested
Farmers v.s Landowners
Small-scale peasant farmers had been displaced by large landowners and tenant farmers
45 a.d. - 116
Reinforced women's inferiority with birth rituals (footbinding, etc.)
Yellow Turban Rebellion
Peasants attempted to create a golden age of equality
618 - 907
Women regarded as able to handle legal and business affairs, even to ride horses
690 - 705
Wang Mang Reforms
8 - 24
Nationalized private estates and distributed them to the landless
Limited the amount of land a family could own
ended private slavery
Ended when he was assassinated
Slavery established by Hammurabi
The Old South is often compared to Rome because of the amount of slaves
700 b.c. - 400 b.c.
Excluded from public life
Represented by a guardian in law: not even named in court proceedings
Position justified in terms of natural "inadequacy" compared to males
Restricted to home: separate from males
Married between 10-15 years old
Role in life: domestic management and bearing sons
Land passed to male heirs
Wen could only manage small contracts
500 b.c. - 479 b.c.
470 b.c. - 400 b.c.
Mistress of Pericles
Noted for learning and wit
470 b.c. - 322 b.c.
Socrates, Aristotle, Plato
Influenced British thought during the pre-industrial revolution along with polytheistic traditions
Most famous slave rebellion all of Rome
Attracted about 120,000 rebellious slaves
Eventual military defeat
Resulted in the crucifixion of 6,000 slaves
4 b.c. - 32 a.d.
0 a.d. - 100 a.d.
Prophet of Christianity after the death of Jesus Christ
Christianity in Rome
Main religion of the Roman Empire as decreed by Constantine
Christian Church Split
Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic
Along with Western Rome and Byzantium
800 b.c. - Present
Compilation of the Upanishads 800-400 b.c.e.
Bhagavad Gita - much beloved text
563 b.c. - 483 b.c.
Clear belief that society was divided into four great classes (varna), with position determined by birth.
500 b.c. - Present
Got to China in the 3 rd century c.e.
Reign of Ashoka
268 b.c. - 232 b.c.
Judaism officially established
Hebrew province started
800 b.c. - 500 b.c.
600 b.c - 500 b.c.
558 b.c. - 330 b.c.
Present day Iran