History 101 Chapter 8 – Flashcards

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The percentage of European land cultivated in the Early Middle Ages is estimated at
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less than 10 percent
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In the Early Middle Ages, the cultivation of new land was hard because
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all of the above
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In the early middle ages, Germanic tribes newly converted to Christianity still held pagan beliefs such as
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trees were sacred beings and could not be cut down
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The first Frankish king to be anointed in holy ceremony by an agent of the pope was
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Pepin
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Who wrote The Life of Charlemagne written between 817 and 830?
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Einhard
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Charlemagne's most disappointing military campaign came against the
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Basques
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The expansion of the Carolingian Empire under Charlemagne
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was most successful against the German tribes to the east.
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The missi dominici were officials that Charlemagne used to
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check on his counts
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The coronation of Charlemagne in 800 as emperor of the Romans
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symbolized the fusion of Roman, Germanic, and Christian cultures.
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The Carolingian monks
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through their copying of manuscripts the works of Latin classical authors were preserved.
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Charlemagne's Carolingian Renaissance was characterized by
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new copies of classical literary works produced in Benedictine monastic scriptoria.
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The Carolingian scholar Alcuin is best noted for
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helping to lay the foundation for medieval education
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Initially, the greatest effect of the church on Frankish marriage
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emphasized the indissolubility of marriage
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Regarding sexuality the Catholic Church in the Early Middle Ages
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could not enforce clerical celibacy
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Socially and culturally, the church's advocacy of indissoluble marriage resulted in
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the development of the nuclear family at the expense of the extended family
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In the Middle Ages, monastic hospitality to travelers was
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a sacred duty
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The staple food in the Carolingian diet was
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bread
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Which of the following was a similarity between medicine in the Early Middle Ages and medicine in earlier pagan times?
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In both periods, magical rites, charms, and amulets were used
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Carolingian society was marked by all of the following except
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a totale disinterest in bodily cleanliness
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The Treaty of Verdun in 843
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divided the Carolingian empire
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The division of Europe into three kingdoms after the death of Louis the Pious led to
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an incessant struggle between Louis the German, Charles the Bald, and their heirs over disputed territories.
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The most successful Muslim raids in the ninth century occurred in
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Sicily
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The Magyars
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were originally from western Asia
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The Swedish Vikings tended to concentrate on conquests and trade in
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Russia
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One of the most famous Vikings, who discovered Greenland was
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Leif Erikson
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In Western Europe, the chief political repercussion of frequent Viking raids was
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an increase in the power of local aristocrats to whom threatened populations turned for effective protection
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In feudal Europe, a vassal was a man who
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served another as a warrior
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In feudal europe, a serf was a man who
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was bound to the land as a farmer
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The lord-vassal relationship in the Germanic practice of medieval Europe
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was an honorable relationship between free men
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In feudal europe, a manor was
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an agricultural estate owned by a lord and worked by peasants
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Under feudalism of the Early Middle Ages
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the major obligation of a vassal to his lord was to provide military service.
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The German monarchy was restored in 919 when the German dukes elected Henry the Fowler, Duke of
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Saxony
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In 987, the Western Frankish nobility met and elected _____ as their king, contributing to the formation of a new dynasty to rule France for centuries.
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Hugh Capet
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Among Otto I's more successful actions that clearly benefited the kingship of Germany was
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defeat of the Magyars at the battle of Lechfeld in 955 and Christianization of eastern Europe
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The English king who helped establish a unified Anglo-Saxon monarchy by defeating the Danish army was
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Alfred the Great
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The economic structure of the Early Middle Ages
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was underdeveloped and predominantly agricultural
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Manorialism
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was an economic system based upon landed estates
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Which of the following statements were true of trade during the Middle Ages
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a and c
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By the early eleventh century, Byzantine Empire
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had achieved a new brilliance of power and influence under the Macedonians
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The Poles, Czechs, and Hungarians
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were greatly influenced by assimilation into the catholic church and latin culture
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The swedish vikings (the varangians) became known or assimilated with which of the following groups:
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Russians
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The Slavic people of the Rus were best known for
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founding the state that became known as Russia
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The ruthless Russian leader responsible for tying Russian political and religious ideals to the Byzantine Empire was
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Vladimir
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A comparison of Islam and western civilization in the eighth and ninth centuries shows
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Muslim creation of a brilliant and sophisticated urban culture while western society remained a world of petty and violent agricultural villages
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The Arabic name for Spain was
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al-Andalus
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After Constantinople, ______ was Europe's largest city
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Cordoba
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The capital of the Abbasid caliphate during the high point of Islamic culture was the city of
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Baghdad
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The best-known of the Abbasid caliphs was
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Harun al-Rashid
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The percentage of European land cultivated in the Early Middle Ages is estimated at
answer
less than 10 percent
question
In the Early Middle Ages, the cultivation of new land was hard because
answer
all of the above
question
In the early middle ages, Germanic tribes newly converted to Christianity still held pagan beliefs such as
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trees were sacred beings and could not be cut down
question
The first Frankish king to be anointed in holy ceremony by an agent of the pope was
answer
Pepin
question
Who wrote The Life of Charlemagne written between 817 and 830?
answer
Einhard
question
Charlemagne's most disappointing military campaign came against the
answer
Basques
question
The expansion of the Carolingian Empire under Charlemagne
answer
was most successful against the German tribes to the east.
question
The missi dominici were officials that Charlemagne used to
answer
check on his counts
question
The coronation of Charlemagne in 800 as emperor of the Romans
answer
symbolized the fusion of Roman, Germanic, and Christian cultures.
question
The Carolingian monks
answer
through their copying of manuscripts the works of Latin classical authors were preserved.
question
Charlemagne's Carolingian Renaissance was characterized by
answer
new copies of classical literary works produced in Benedictine monastic scriptoria.
question
The Carolingian scholar Alcuin is best noted for
answer
helping to lay the foundation for medieval education
question
Initially, the greatest effect of the church on Frankish marriage
answer
emphasized the indissolubility of marriage
question
Regarding sexuality the Catholic Church in the Early Middle Ages
answer
could not enforce clerical celibacy
question
Socially and culturally, the church's advocacy of indissoluble marriage resulted in
answer
the development of the nuclear family at the expense of the extended family
question
In the Middle Ages, monastic hospitality to travelers was
answer
a sacred duty
question
The staple food in the Carolingian diet was
answer
bread
question
Which of the following was a similarity between medicine in the Early Middle Ages and medicine in earlier pagan times?
answer
In both periods, magical rites, charms, and amulets were used
question
Carolingian society was marked by all of the following except
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a totale disinterest in bodily cleanliness
question
The Treaty of Verdun in 843
answer
divided the Carolingian empire
question
The division of Europe into three kingdoms after the death of Louis the Pious led to
answer
an incessant struggle between Louis the German, Charles the Bald, and their heirs over disputed territories.
question
The most successful Muslim raids in the ninth century occurred in
answer
Sicily
question
The Magyars
answer
were originally from western Asia
question
The Swedish Vikings tended to concentrate on conquests and trade in
answer
Russia
question
One of the most famous Vikings, who discovered Greenland was
answer
Leif Erikson
question
In Western Europe, the chief political repercussion of frequent Viking raids was
answer
an increase in the power of local aristocrats to whom threatened populations turned for effective protection
question
In feudal Europe, a vassal was a man who
answer
served another as a warrior
question
In feudal europe, a serf was a man who
answer
was bound to the land as a farmer
question
The lord-vassal relationship in the Germanic practice of medieval Europe
answer
was an honorable relationship between free men
question
In feudal europe, a manor was
answer
an agricultural estate owned by a lord and worked by peasants
question
Under feudalism of the Early Middle Ages
answer
the major obligation of a vassal to his lord was to provide military service.
question
The German monarchy was restored in 919 when the German dukes elected Henry the Fowler, Duke of
answer
Saxony
question
In 987, the Western Frankish nobility met and elected _____ as their king, contributing to the formation of a new dynasty to rule France for centuries.
answer
Hugh Capet
question
Among Otto I's more successful actions that clearly benefited the kingship of Germany was
answer
defeat of the Magyars at the battle of Lechfeld in 955 and Christianization of eastern Europe
question
The English king who helped establish a unified Anglo-Saxon monarchy by defeating the Danish army was
answer
Alfred the Great
question
The economic structure of the Early Middle Ages
answer
was underdeveloped and predominantly agricultural
question
Manorialism
answer
was an economic system based upon landed estates
question
Which of the following statements were true of trade during the Middle Ages
answer
a and c
question
By the early eleventh century, Byzantine Empire
answer
had achieved a new brilliance of power and influence under the Macedonians
question
The Poles, Czechs, and Hungarians
answer
were greatly influenced by assimilation into the catholic church and latin culture
question
The swedish vikings (the varangians) became known or assimilated with which of the following groups:
answer
Russians
question
The Slavic people of the Rus were best known for
answer
founding the state that became known as Russia
question
The ruthless Russian leader responsible for tying Russian political and religious ideals to the Byzantine Empire was
answer
Vladimir
question
A comparison of Islam and western civilization in the eighth and ninth centuries shows
answer
Muslim creation of a brilliant and sophisticated urban culture while western society remained a world of petty and violent agricultural villages
question
The Arabic name for Spain was
answer
al-Andalus
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After Constantinople, ______ was Europe's largest city
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Cordoba
question
The capital of the Abbasid caliphate during the high point of Islamic culture was the city of
answer
Baghdad
question
The best-known of the Abbasid caliphs was
answer
Harun al-Rashid