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Western Civilization to 1648 (HIST-1500) Ch. 2

During the first millennium B.C.E.: Iron slowly replaced bronze as the primary component of tools and weapons. In 1786, the scholar Sir William Jones suggested that: Ancient Greek and Sanskrit descended from a common, Indo-European linguistic source. \”Indo-European,\” as used in historical or anthropological texts, refers to: Linguistic and cultural patterns found in India, the […]

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Western Civilization ch. 7 & 8

Why did Justinian try to reconquer the western Roman Empire? He sought to revive and reconstruct wholly the old empire. Why did the Romans of Italy and North Africa resent Justinian’s efforts to \”liberate\” them? There was a heavy cost in taxes and lives. One result of the campaigns of Belisarius in North Africa and […]

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Western Civilization to 1648 (HIST-1500) Ch. 7

Justinian’s longest lasting reform was the: Organization and codification of Roman law. Why did Justinian try to reconquer the Western Roman Empire? Because he sought to revive and reconstruct wholly the old empire. Why did Justinian’s reconquest of the Western Roman Empire fail? The costs associated with conquering and defending the vast western empire were […]

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western civilization chapter 7

Three heirs to Rome Byzantine empire,Northweastern Europe,and Islam On Christmas Day 800, Pope Leo III crowned Charlemagne as the new: .Roman emperor. The Quraish tribe, to which Muhammad belonged: controlled the economic and political life of Mecca. King Alfred the Great of England and his heirs: founded new towns and codified English laws. Maintaining an […]

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Western Civilization Ch.3-5 Review Critique Essay

Greeks made contact with the _____ in the ninth century B.C.E. Phoenicians. The Greeks referred to some people with whom they came into contact as barbarians because they: did not speak Greek. Hubris is: excessive pride, which was punished by the gods. Homer’s poetry describes a world in which: warrior aristocrats competed for status and […]

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Western Civilization Ch.3

Greeks made contact with the _____ in the ninth century B.C.E. Phoenicians. The Greeks referred to some people with whom they came into contact as barbarians because they: did not speak Greek. Hubris is: excessive pride, which was punished by the gods. Homer’s poetry describes a world in which: warrior aristocrats competed for status and […]

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Western Civilizations Chapter 5 HW

Rome played a crucial role in the development of European civilaztion because: Rome connected Europe to the cultural heritage of the near east Virgil’s Aeneid built on Homer’s epic literature by: Connecting Roman history to the heroic narrative of the Trojan war In terms of geography and natural resources, the Italian peninsula: Was more fertile […]

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Western Civilization Ch.3-5 Review

Greeks made contact with the _____ in the ninth century B.C.E. Phoenicians. The Greeks referred to some people with whom they came into contact as barbarians because they: did not speak Greek. Hubris is: excessive pride, which was punished by the gods. Homer’s poetry describes a world in which: warrior aristocrats competed for status and […]

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Modern Western Civilization Exam 1

question John Locke answer English philosopher, one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers; called the “Father of Classical Liberalism”; Two Treatise of Government – “consent of the governed”; Essay Concerning Human Understand – when we are born, we start with a blank space. We develop is from experiences. question Adam Smith answer a Scottish […]

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Western Civilization II- Chapter 20

question Prior to the advent of the railroad, travel was largely measured answer by the distance a man or horse could cover before becoming exhausted. question Which of these was an important contribution of railroads to economic growth? answer They dramatically reduced the cost and uncertainty of shipping goods over land. question Which of these […]

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Western Civilization A Practice

question The Epic of Gilgamesh teaches that answer human life is difficult and immortality is only for the gods question Originally the Osiris cult was reserved for answer the wealthy who could afford preservation of the body question Which of the following Egyptian gods was most closely associated with the mummification of the dead? answer […]

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Western Civilization II: Chapter 17

question The recognized capital of the Enlightenment answer Paris question Voltaire was best known for his criticism of answer Religious intolerance question The German philosopher Immanuel Kant proclaimed the motto of the Enlightenment to be answer “Dare to Know” question A major inspiration for travel literature in the eighteenth century was answer Pacific Ocean adventures […]

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western civilization chapter 9 quiz

question The Gothic style of architecture emerged and was perfected in which country? answer France. question How were combative tournaments involving knights usually looked upon? answer They were considered excellent and necessary training for warfare. question Due to its many cathedral schools, which country had become the intellectual center of Europe by the twelfth century? […]

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Western Civilization – Chapter 11, Western Civilization Chapter 11-14 (FINAL REVIEW)

question A contributing factor to the cultural identities that helped national monarchies to form was the: answer use of vernacular languages. question After 1450, European towns grew significantly in size and economic power because they: answer attracted more people and developed more specialized products and services. question After the Ottoman Turks conquered Constantinople, Muscovites: answer […]

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Study Western Civilization

question Tigris and the Euphrates answer What were the two rivers that enabled Sumerian Agriculture and it’s civilization? question Acadians answer Who overwhelmed the Sumerian city states circa 2350 BCE? question Regional Groupings answer Nomes question Hyksos answer Who dominated Egypt from 1640 to 1570 BCE? question Ramsses 2nd answer Which pharaoh built perhaps one-half […]

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CSM Western Civilization Exam 1

question After the 1340’s, the economy of Europe was marked by answer silver shortages question essentially a painting executed on fresh plaster answer a fresco painting question Dante’s “Divine Comedy” depicts the poet’s mythical journey through answer hell, purgatory, and heaven question What drove the increasing European interest in African gold? answer increasing demand for […]

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Western Civilization 2 Chapter 26, Western Civilization 2

question A major lesson Hitler learned from the Spanish Civil War was answer the deep reluctance of Britain and France to see another European war. question After the Nazis invaded Russia, allied forces opened a second front in Europe during the summer of 1943, when they invaded answer Italy. question Contributing to the weakness of […]

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Early Western Civilization Quiz 9

question Chivalry answer was a means of legitimizing social positions acquired through either bravery or skill. question The “Renaissance of the Twelfth Century” should ultimately be considered a: answer revival of classical texts creatively adapted to the unique Christian culture of the High Middle Ages. question The most representative genre of literature popular during the […]

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Western Civilization module 14

question During the revolt of the Netherlands, the Protestant forces of William of Orange answer received assistance from fellow protestants in France, England, and Germany. question One of the factors that contributed to the long-term hostilities between England and Spain was answer the fact that Spain secretly supported the Irish rebellion against England that began […]

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western civilization 1

question ”the unexamined life is not worth living” is a cornerstone of the philosophy of answer socrates question Alexander the Greats troops rebelled when he made the decision to invade and capture answer india question alexanders militarry success against the Persians was in part attributable to answer the role of Alexanders cavalry as a strike […]

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Western Civilization 2 Chapter 26

question A major lesson Hitler learned from the Spanish Civil War was answer the deep reluctance of Britain and France to see another European war. question After the Nazis invaded Russia, allied forces opened a second front in Europe during the summer of 1943, when they invaded answer Italy. question Contributing to the weakness of […]

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