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5 Matching questions

  1. David Ricardo
  2. Consuls
  3. Abu Bakr
  4. William and Mary
  5. Henry Bessemer
  1. a "Iron Law of Wages": rise of population means rise of amount of workers, which cause wages to fall below the subsistence level, resulting in misery and starvation
  2. b Developed a new method for making steel that allowed manufacturers to make steel much cheaper than ever before.
  3. c Two officials from the patrician class were appointed each year of the Roman Republic to supervise the government and command the armies
  4. d Joint monarchs that ruled after Glorious Revolution under constitutional monarchy
  5. e first caliph after death of muhammad

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a policy of glorifying military power and keeping a standing army always prepared for war
  2. Carthaginian military commander who, in the Second Punic War, attempted a surprise attack on Rome, crossing the Alps with a large group of soldiers, horses, and elephants.
  3. ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey (circa 850 BC)
  4. wrote "Leviathan" and believed people were naturally cruel, greedy, and selfish; he also believed only a powerful governemnt could keep an orderly society
  5. Italian astronomer and who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; confirmed the theories of Copernicus; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate;

5 True/False questions

  1. Bartolomeu DiasPortuguese explorer who in 1488 led the first expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa from the Atlantic and sight the Indian Ocean


  2. Vasco da GamaPortuguese explorer. In 1497-1498 he led the first naval expedition from Europe to sail to India.


  3. Sacramentsthe holy book of Islam


  4. Sphere of InfluenceArea in which a foreign nation had special trading privileges and made laws for its own citizens


  5. Calipha Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy


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