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Before Judaism was established by the ancient Hebrews, most river valley civilizations practiced...
What was one characteristic of life as a serf under medieval manorialism?
agricultural labor for physical protection
social mobility through property ownership
improved health from advances in medicine
guaranteed education at the local university
Which is one factor that contributed to the development of manorialism during the European Middle Ages?
the colonial interests of the British Empire
the social disorder after the Roman Empire
the economic trade from the Mongol Empire
the religious influence of the Ottoman Empire
How did the idea that the Bishop of Rome was the head of the Church contribute to the division of Christianity in 1054?
German priests wanted limits on the power of the Bishop of Rome.
The Byzantine emperor refused to promote the selling of papal indulgences.
Rival factions considered the Bishop of Rome overly concerned with Church wealth.
Religious leaders of the Byzantine Empire considered their emperor the head of the Church.
Which practice was a defining characteristic of feudalism in medieval Europe?
Universities granted degrees to qualified students
Lords granted land to vassals in return for military service.
Guilds supervised the work done by craftsmen
Troubadours performed concerts in town halls in return for food and lodging.
Which of the religions listed above originated in the Middle East?
1, 2, 3
1, 3, 5
2, 3, 4
2, 4, 5
The spread of Islam brought political changes to Southwest Asia by...
establishing tribute states in the areas conquered by the Muslim armies
building libraries, hospitals and universities in large cities such as Alexandria
converting Arabs, Christians, Persians, and Jews to Islam to avoid paying taxes
unifying North Africa, Arabia, Persia and Asia Minor under a centralized authority
All of the following were areas where Christians learned from Muslim settlers in Europe EXCEPT _________ .
Which political system has its origins in ancient Greece under Pericles?
Christianity and Islam were important institutions in the reconsolidation of Europe following the collapse of the Roman Empire because both...
commanded believers to act morally
served as unifying influences on culture
attracted many non-believers to convert
provided a model for political organization
Which title best completes the graphic organizer?
Indian Contributions to Eastern Civilization
Greek Contributions to Western Civilization
Roman Contributions to Western Civilization
Chinese Contributions to Eastern Civilization
Greece influenced Rome in all of the following EXCEPT...
The importance of obligation to family in ancient Chinese culture is most associated with...
The growth of trade and commerce within early settlements contributed to the emergence of...
In ancient Rome the members of the wealthy upper classes were the...
Which is a fundamental idea about city life that originated in Greece?
Politics and civil participation are essential to city life.
City residents should be given farmland in the countryside.
Cities are the essential building blocks of unified empires.
Similar customs and practices should be adopted by neighboring cities.
All of the following are ways that the fall of Rome and the end of the Han dynasty are alike EXCEPT...
both were often putting down peasant revolts
both had armies loyal only to their generals
both were subjected to barbarian invaders
both had strong, capable leaders in charge
Which of the following was a cause of the decline of Rome?
increased military strength
decline in morals and values
What was one striking similarity between the fall of Rome and the end of the Han dynasty?
They left behind a functioning government that lasted for years.
They both dissolved into a world of disunity and disorder.
They both were brought down by religious fervor.
They both were taken by surprise by the barbarian forces.
Which of the following correctly states a relationship between two philosophical traditions?
Hinduism adopted polytheism from Taoism.
Confucianism adopted monotheism from Islam.
Christianity adopted monotheism from Judaism.
Buddhism adopted polytheism from Hinduism.
Which of the following expresses a correct cause/effect relationship?
Rats --> West Nile
Mosquitoes --> Cholera
Rats --> Bubonic Plague (The Black Death)
Mosquitoes --> Smallpox
Which Eastern philosophical tradition contributed to the development of classical civilization during the Han Dynasty in China?
I should probably study for this exam tonight.