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Who was the first explorer to round the Cape of Good Hope and sail directly from Europe to India? (7.15)
Vasco da Gama
The red star is marking the body of water known as the
Based on the location of its capital, Tenochtitlan, the Aztec Empire very likely contained some cultural elements of what previous civilization? (7.57)
What religion, introduced from China in the sixth century, incorporates these beliefs? (7.09)
This person had six wives, was the father of Elizabeth I, was refused a divorce by Pope Clement VII, and founded the Church of England. (7.47, 49)
Who was the French hero who led the nation to several battlefield victories during The Hundred Year's War and eventually became a Catholic saint? (7.38)
Joan of Arc
What led to a population increase during the Song dynasty in China? (7.03)
The one child policy was lifted at the end of the Tang dynasty.
Buddhist monks were allowed to marry which led to increased family size.
A new form of rice was introduced that was drought resistant and yielded two crops a year.
Crops from the New World including the potato were introduced which led to longer life expectancy rates.
The people who came to the American colonies in the 17th century had already been exposed to the idea of limited government thanks mainly to....
the Magna Carta
the Council of Trent.
the Articles of Confederation.
Islam spread from the Middle East and North Africa to.... (7.22)
Prior to Gutenberg’s development of the printing press, people in other societies – such as China and Korea - had produced similar machines. Which of these innovations made Gutenberg’s printing press truly revolutionary? (7.44)
Gutenberg created letters using wooden blocks.
Gutenberg used movable metal type.
Gutenberg only printed on silk, allowing a more colorful product.
Gutenberg used a rotary, or turning, press that speeded up the process.
Through his travels, Ibn Battuta came across matrilineal socities among which people? (7.25)
Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, and Newton all supported which idea from the Scientific Revolution? (7.50 - 52)
law of gravity
law of planetary motion
Gutenberg’s creation of the printing press was MOST significant in 16th century Europe for what reason? (7.44)
The Catholic Church was able to solidify its power across central Europe.
For the first time books contained tables of contents and numbered pages.
Scientists and theologians could more easily spread their knowledge and ideas.
Governments were forced to create copyright laws to protect the work of authors.
Which event allowed Great Britain to become the dominant nation in the era of European sea-born exploration? (7.42, 49)
the British defeat of the Spanish Armada
the end of the Glorious Revolution
the effects of the French Revolution
the success of Vasco da Gama's expedition to India