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5 Matching questions

  1. European cities
  2. Roman Catholic Church
  3. Caste as varni and jati
  4. Trans-Saharan slave trade
  5. Jesus of Nazareth
  1. a A teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth. His followers really took a liking to him; the Romans and Jews?... not so much.
  2. b A fairly small-scale trade that developed in the twelfth century CE, exporting West African slaves captured in raids across the Sahara for sale mostly as household servants in Islamic North Africa; the difficulty of travel across the desert limited the scope of this trade.
  3. c Cities in Europe that were mostly developed during the Medieval Period and that retain many of the same characteristics such as extreme density of development with narrow buildings and winding streets, an ornate church that prominently marks the city center, and high walls surrrounding the city center that provided defense against attack.
  4. d ...
  5. e This powerful religion exerted considerable control over European society during the Middle Ages. It prompted some to challenge its doctrines during the protestant Reformation where it began losing power.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A series of military expeditions in the 11th, 12th, and 13th centuries by Westrn European Christians to reclain control of the Holy Lands from the Muslims
  2. Sacred texts in the Hindu religion, they are a set of four collections of hymns and religious ceremonies transmitted by memory through the centuries by Aryan priests
  3. the Arab prophet who founded Islam (570-632); Also, a famous American Boxer.
  4. Byzantine emperor in the 6th century A.D. who reconquered much of the territory previously ruler by Rome, initiated an ambitious building program , including Hagia Sofia, as well as a new legal code
  5. Ruler of China who united China for the first time. He built road and canals and began the Great Wall of China. He also imposed a standard system of laws, money, weights, and writing.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sand RoadsHe used to persecute christians, had an experience when he heard christ speak to him, converted, spread the word of god, was put in jail, wrote many letters while in jail.


  2. KaabaA black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine. If one was to drive a skewer threw it, it would be called a "Shish Kaaba" :D.


  3. Umayyad CaliphateFirst 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.


  4. SuzeraintyA grass from which modern maize/corn subsequently developed in a process of adaptation and "genetic engineering" over thousands of years


  5. Aspasia and PericlesIntroduction 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