Chapter 12 World History

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Which of the following was a feature of the communities in Australia in the fifteenth century?
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The practice of firestick farming
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In the fifteenth century, the gathering and hunting way of life associated with the Paleolithic era persisted in
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Australia
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Refer to Map 12.1 in the textbook. The empire that encompassed Persia in the fifteenth century marked
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the last military conquest by pastoral peoples from Central Asia.
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Which of the following was a principle underlying the Great Law of Peace of the Iroquois League?
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Limited Goverment
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Which of the following was the most centralized, unified, and prosperous of the world’s major civilizations in the fifteenth century?
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China
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In the fifteenth century, what did the Igbo people in West Africa have in common with the Iroquois League in North America?
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Institutions for resolving conflict in the absence of a state
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Which of the following was a value emphasized in the Renaissance?
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Individualism
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After the fifteenth century, how did the Chinese state resolve the problem created by a growing population and land scarcity?
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It made more intensive use of available land
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Which of the following was the largest pastoral society in West Africa in the fifteenth century?
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The Fulbe
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Why did the maritime expeditions of the Indian Ocean basin sponsored by the Ming emperor suddenly stop in 1433?
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The emperor’s successors viewed expansion as a waste of resources.
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In its effort to recover from the disruption of Mongol rule, where did the Ming dynasty look for inspiration?
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The culture of past Chinese dynasties
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Which of the following reflected the fragmented and competitive political environment in Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries?
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The Hundred Years’ War
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Which of the following was a motivation for European expansion but not for Chinese expansion in the fifteenth century?
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To gain direct access to the wealth of Africa and Asia
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What feature did the Mughal Empire and Songhay Empire share?
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The rulers were Muslim, but the majority of the population was not.
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The wars carried out by the Aztec Empire were linked to the
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Human Sacrifice
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What did the Inca Empire do that the Aztec Empire did not do?
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Built a bureaucracy to integrate and control its subjects
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What could women do in both the Aztec and Inca empires?
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Exercise political authority
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Which of the following pairs of societies shared a common religion?
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The Songhay Empire and the Ottoman Empire
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The Inca and Aztec empires practiced similar gender-based systems in which women and men operated in two separate but equivalent spheres, a system that scholars call
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gender parallelism.
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Which empire ended the Byzantine Empire and came the closest to conquering Europe?
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Ottoman Empire
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A ruler of the Songhay Empire made the pilgrimage to Mecca and asked to be given which title?
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caliph of the Land of the Blacks
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How was Islam introduced into Southeast Asia and West Africa?
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By traveling merchants
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In what way were the Aztec and Inca empires similar?
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Both started out as marginal peoples who conquered and absorbed older cultures
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What did the Aztec Empire require conquered people to do?
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Pay Tribute
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In the fifteenth century, long-distance trade shifted to
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East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean.
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Which city emerged as a major Muslim port city in the Indian Ocean basin in the fifteenth century?
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Empire
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What contributed to the decline of inter-island exchanges in Pacific Polynesia by 1500?
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The Little Ice Age
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Which of the following is true of the Mughal Empire?
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it established unified control over most of the Indian peninsula

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