Questions on world civilazation

I don’t know how to handle this History question and need guidance.

Part I: Please select FIVE of the following terms and identify the historical significance for each.

  1. Neolithic Era F. Qin Shi Huangdi
  2. Hammurabi G. Hoplites
  3. Sargon of Akkad H. Oedipus Rex
  4. Delian League I. Ostracism
  5. Four Noble Truths J. Osiris

Part II: Choose ONE of the following questions and write a well-thought out historical essay. Be sure to answer all parts of the question.

  1. Law and the development of a government based in a legal system can be seen as the cornerstone to healthy and successful civilization. Examine any one of the cultures studied and explain how the development of law and a legal system led to success.
  1. Analyze the similarities and differences in how the following empires used religion to unify and govern the state:
    1. Mauryan/ Gupta Empires
    2. Qin Dynasty
  1. “We live round a sea,” Socrates told his Athenian friends, “like frogs round a pond.” In what ways was Classical Mediterranean civilization dependent upon the success or failure of ancient cities (poleis)? What was the relationship between an ancient city and its hinterland? What role did the Mediterranean itself play in the development of urban culture?