Ap world History ch 16

Flashcard maker : Claire Forth
The Book of the Wonders of India was
a collection of tall tales about foreign lands.
Differing from the south, northern India during the postclassical era was
turbulent and chaotic.
Harsha’s kingdom
was strongly influenced by Buddhism. restored unified rule in most of northern India through military force. supported scholarship through patronage. collapsed upon Harsha’s death.
Islam spread in India through
the presence of merchants from the Islamic world.
the Turkish migrations.
Arab expeditions into the Sind.
the influence of the Sultanate of Delhi.
The Chola kingdom and the kingdom of Vijayanagar
were two of the larger states to form in southern India.
Agriculture of the Indian subcontinent relied on
monsoon rains, irrigation systems, reservoirs, dams, and canals
According to the account of Cosmas Indicopleustes, southern India and Ceylon during the sixth century were
great markets for imports and exports
Besides their religious purpose, Hindu temples also served as
large land owners, banks, educational institutions, organizers of irrigation, and economic and social centers.
Which of the following was a common trade item seen in India?
spices from southeast asia
The Kingdom of Axum
prospered from the trade coming through its port city of Adulis
What is true with regard to the development of the caste system during the postclassical era?
guilds of merchants and manufacturers became powerful castes of India, it helped to integrate immigrants into indian society, it extended to southern india, and it was promoted by powerful temples
Invasions of India by Turkish Muslims hastened the decline of Buddhism because
the invaders looted and destroyed Buddhist stupas and shrines
Shankara and Ramanuja were
two Hindu philosophers with very different ideas about personal salvation
Islam in India had a strong appeal to members of lower castes because
Islam promised the spiritual equality of all believers
The bhakti movement was
a religious movement that sought to erase the distinction between Hinduism and Islam
What was not adopted by ruling elites of southeast Asia?
the indian caste system
Funan was
the first southeast asian state known to have adopted many indian practices
The capital of the Angkor state
was a microcosmic reflections of the Hindu world order, had Buddhist elements added to its architecture, fell to ruins after the Thais invaded, and was rediscovered in the jungle by Europeans in the mid-ninteenth century
What is not true of Islam in southeast Asia?
it did not arrive there until after the thirteenth century
Differing from other southeast Asian states, Melaka was predominantly a
Islamic State
North India
muslim rule and influence
South India
hindu rule and influence
Funan and angkor
syncretic fusion of local and indian religions
southeast asia controlled trade between…
china and india
controlled trade, charged tolls
conversion to islam
sponsored expansion
syncretism (bhakti movement) spreads
to the north
major trade and cultural center for asia connect
africa and west asia with china

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