World History AP Unit 1 Test question

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Interactions between Muslims and Europeans during the 17th Century are most commonly found in
The Indian Ocean
An AP World History region that can be classifies as a cultural region is
Latin America
The Study of oceans in world History
Coordinates with an emphasis on societies as well as civilizations
An example of diffusion rather than independent invention is
The origin of the Greek alphabet
Periodization in the Advanced placement World History course
Assists students in comparing societies and trends within periods
Early agriculture in the Americas
began later than in the Eastern Hemisphere
The Agricultural Revlution
Saw the use of agricultural methods that encouraged migration
During the Agricultural Revolution, women
observed and studied agricultural environment
The Neolithic Age
saw the beginnings of urbanization
Early urban dwellers
saw the need for a government
The Egyptian civilization was similar to the Sumerian civilization
In its system of social stratification
The earliest civilizations in both the Eastern and Western hemispheres were similar in
Their practice of polytheism
The Indus valley civilization
Relied heavily on communal planning
The early civilization with the lease developed technology was
Mesoamerica
The Maya civilization
Was a by product of cultural diffusion from earlier Mesoamerican societies, had a stratified society, and developed a city-state political structure
Shang China
Contributed to the development of central government in China
Early societies of South America
relied on community cooperation to construct irrigation systems
Results of cultural diffusion among early civilizations included
the legend of Quetzalcoatl
All of the following Chinese traditions and achievements began under the Han dynasty EXCEPT
a. Expansion into Central Asia
b. Paper manufacture
c. the civil service exam
d. Confucian philosophy
e. Bureaucratic government
Confucian philosophy
The roots of classical India included
Vedic traditional literature
From the time of the Roman republic to the Pax Romana
The territory of Rome continued to expand
Under both the Han and Roman empires
Imperial roads were connected to the Silk Road, New territories were added to the empires, a time of peace settled over both empires, and enduring cultural traditions were established.
The Hellenistic empire of Alexander
Blended Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cultures
Under Gupta India
Arabic numerals originated in India
The Persians
Continued the traditions of ancient Mesopotamia
Greek Society
was extended through overseas colonization
Both Hinduism and Buddhism
was extended through overseas colonization
Christianity
Taught the forgiveness of sins through faith in Jesus
Confucianism and early Buddhism
Did not believe that their founders were gods
Daoism and Confucianism
Based their teaching on Chinese traditions
The Silk Roads were especially instrumental in the spread of
Buddhism
During the period the the late Roman Empire, Christianity
experienced a change in its official status
Hinduism
Addressed the consequences of one’s behavior
Buddhism
changed over time to teach that common people could reach nirvana
During the classical period, Africa
Saw new technology used in trans-Saharan travel
The Declining years of Han China and the Roman empire did not share their
assimilation of invading peoples into imperial culture
Attempts to save the Roman Empire from the ruin include
The establishment of a new capital in the eastern empire
The eastern portion of the Roman Empire
was a center of trade, art, and architecture
The decline of Gupta INdia
saw the increased power of local princes
Silk Road trade
Established links between the empires of Han China and Rome
Indian Ocean trade
saw mariners utilize the geographical forces of the Indian Ocean
The decline of Han China
Witnessed Daoism, rather than Confucianism, gaining popularity

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