Used military tactics still used today, conquered all of Asia
How did Genghis Khan succeed as a leader?1
What did japanese worshippers combine with Buddhism?
trade was very active
What happened during the Pax Mongolica
the tests to be government officials.
What created an intelligent, capable governing class in china?
What resulted from the interaction of nomads and settled societies
They borrowed chinese practices, but adopted them.
What was japan's respons to its first contact with chineese culture?
He is a profit, given the Qu'ran directly by Allah
What do muslims believe about muhammed?
The acedemic subject developed by Al-Khwarizmi and originally called al-jabr is known by what name today?
Toward what city do muslims pray?
Faith, prayer, alms, fasting, and pilgrammage
What are the five pillars of islam?
What system of law regulated muslim life?
They had less advantages and rights
How were conquered peoples treated by the muslim empire?
Christians and jews.
Who did Muslims consider the "people of the book"?
What was the preferred method of Muslim scientist?
Arabic & Bantu
The Swahili language developed from a mixture of what languages?
What did Portugal's inital intrest in Africa mostly seem to concern?
tax on imported goods
How did the rulers of Ghana grow rich?
What people broke away from Mali's empire and gained ccontrol of the all-important trade troutes?
Viking raids eventually ceased because of several factors, including the fact that
the lord would grant the vassal land in exchnage for military service
The bargin made between a lord and a vassle was
the Germanic invaders could not read nor write
Why did learning decline during the last years of the Roman Empire?
thue church and the king
What forces were holding feudal society together?
To gain holy land
What was the chief goal of the Crusades?
What was the effect of the three-fields-system
What was the name of the legistlative body of medieval England?
During the later middle ages, where were most serfs likely to search for freedom?
to drive out muslim rule out of spain
What was the purpose of the Reconquista
Whose rights did the magna carta originally intend to defend?
The Court of Appeal for England and Whales
What did the decisions of the English royal courts of justice creat?
muslim and crhistian disagreements
What was one negative effect of the crusadees?
bubonic plague, hundred years war, and the great schism
Which developments did the most to end the middle ages?
new ideas and arts
What was the renissance a rebirth of?
What was one of john calvin's major teachings?
What was an important effecct of the invention of the printing press
you cant be saved by indulgence
whicho of the following was one of Luther's main beliefs?
In the 1400's, what was the most important trade good from the East?
southern tip of africac
Dias ccaptained the first European ship to said what route?
which nation's east inda company dominate the Indian Ocean Trade?
Which European country was the leader in developing and applying 15th century sailing innovations?
it sailed against the wind
What was the caraval important?
he had the largest naval fleet ever seen
Why was Zheng He important?
What was the main economic activity in New France?
gain profit & fund colonization
What was the purpose of most of the joint-stock companies of the 1500s and 1600s
As part of the Colombian Exchange, what was carried west across the Atlantic?
sell more than it buys
According to mercantilism, how could a nation increase its wealth?