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  1. Vasco da Gama
  2. Muhammad
  3. William Shakespeare
  4. Allah
  5. The Black Hand
  1. a founder of Islam
  2. b Arabic word for God
  3. c A Serbian terrorist organization dedicated to the creation of a pan-Slavic kingdom. Responsible for the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand.
  4. d English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
  5. e Portuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expedition from Europe to sail to India.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. King of Belgium (r. 1865-1909). He was active in encouraging the exploration of Central Africa and became the infamous ruler of the Congo Free State (to 1908).
  2. Laws of the Byzantine Empire based on the twelve tables of Roman law, became a basis for laws in many European nations
  3. English philosopher who advocated the idea of a "social contract" in which government powers are derived from the consent of the governed and in which the government serves the people; also said people have natural rights to life, liberty and property.
  4. Frankish King who defeated muslims in battle of tours in 751 and ended muslim threat to western europe
  5. The application of machinery to manufacturing and other activities. Among the first processes to be mechanized were the spinning of cotton thread and the weaving of cloth in late-eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century England.

5 True/False Questions

  1. SacramentsSacred rituals of the Roman Catholic Church


  2. Shiaha Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy


  3. Social HierarchyAdopted son of Julius Caesar. Defeats Marc Antony to become Rome's 1st Emperor.


  4. ImperialismMembers of the lower class of Ancient Rome including farmers, merchants, artisans and traders


  5. Julius CaesarRoman military and political leader. He was instrumental in the transformation of the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Dictator for life.


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