Medieval Christian Europe Part 2

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Which of the following was the significance of the emergence of a vernacular language in medieval Europe?
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It suggested a new interest in ordinary people and the stories that entertained and educated them.
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Which of the following was a central idea in Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologica?
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Faith and reason do not contradict each other.
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Which of the following did Gothic architecture reflect about the late Middle Ages?
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The Church had great wealth and authority.
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Which examples of Gothic architecture survive today?
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-abbeys -cathedrals -universities
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How did the Byzantines most directly impact later civilizations?
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by preserving ancient sources of knowledge and information
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Which of the following was the impact on Europe of the disease described?
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One-third of the population of Europe died, production declined, and the cost of labor soared.
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Which pair of answers best completes the top and middle arrows in the chart?
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The bubonic plague severely reduced the population of Europe; Higher demand for labor increased wages and prices, leading to a market economy.
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Which order of contacts most likely traces the spread of the bubonic plague to medieval Europe?
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conquering Mongol armies in Asia, rats in Chinese cities, fleas with travelers to the Middle East and Europe
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If you wrote an essay about late medieval Europe, in a paragraph about which topic would you most likely refer to Avignon?
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papal rivalry
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How did the second Great Schism help lead to the end of medieval Europe?
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It caused people to question the authority of the Church.
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Which pull factors attracted European Jews to Eastern Europe during the late Middle Ages?
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Jews were attracted to Eastern Europe because they could practice Judaism there without persecution.
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Why did the speaker of the statement call Moscow the “third Rome”?
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Moscow was the center of expanding political power.
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Which statement best summarizes the effect of geography on Eastern Europe?
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Different parts of the region were most influenced by cultures that had easiest access to them.
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How did Eastern Europe become home to so many ethnic groups?
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Its geography and location facilitated migration.
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What are two factors that probably helped isolate Russia from Western Europe?
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the Cyrillic alphabet and Olga’s selection of the Byzantine Church

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