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  1. Ritual purity in Indian social practice
  2. Western Christendom
  3. Sand Roads
  4. Umayyad Caliphate
  5. Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  1. a First hereditary dynasty of Muslim caliphs (661 to 750). From their capital at Damascus, the Umayyads ruled one of the largest empires in history that extended from Spain to India. Overthrown by the Abbasid Caliphate.
  2. b Eastern branch of Christianity that evolved following the division of the Roman Empire and the subsequent development of the Byzantine Empire in the east and the medieval European society in the west. The church recognized the primacy of the patriarch of Constantinople.
  3. c Introduction of the camel into African commercial life, allowed longer distances to be traveled. Major international trade routes fostered new relationships among distant peoples. , A term used to describe the routes of the trans-Saharan Africa. The Sand Roads linked North Africa and the Mediterranean world with interior West Africa. Along these trade routes, the peoples between the forests and the desert were in the best position to take advantage of the new opportunities to construct a series of city-states that drew upon the wealth of the trans-Saharan trade. slavery found a place in western Africa
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  5. e Split in 1054 C.E. on account of differences in church leadership, languages, religious images and the filioque.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A grass from which modern maize/corn subsequently developed in a process of adaptation and "genetic engineering" over thousands of years
  2. The code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed
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  5. African societies organized around kinship or other forms of obligation and lacking the concentration of political power and authority associated with states

5 True/False Questions

  1. System of competing statesThe distinctive organization of Western European political life that developed after the fall of Western Roman Empire, in which many small existing independent states encouraged military and economic competition


  2. Pluralism in politicsA theory of government that holds that open, multiple, and competing groups can check the asserted power by any one group.


  3. HangzhouOne of the best known women who achieved a position of status in Han China. A Confucian scholar and writer who wrote poems and essays and the history of the Han dynasty.


  4. Tang Dynasty(618-907 CE) The Chinese dynasty that was much like the Han, who used Confucianism. This dynasty had the equal-field system, a bureaucracy based on merit, and a Confucian education system.


  5. SocratesPhilosopher who believed in an absolute right or wrong; asked students pointed questions to make them use their reason, which later became known as the Socratic method


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