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World History exam #2
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The "protected people" were members of the third class in the Muslim society that included;
d. All of the above
What are the Five Pillars of Islam?
the major duties required of all Muslims
What system of law regulates the family life, moral conduct, and the business and community life of Muslims?
This is a nomadic, desert tribesman who joined with other tribesmen to begin the settlements from which the Muslim Empire sprang.
In Arabic, this means God.
This city was the original home of Muhammad and became its most holy city.
This is an Islamic house of worship.
This means one who has submitted
This is what the duties of all Muslims are called.
This is the Muslim holy book and is considered to be the true word of God only in its original Arabic version.
This is the system of law that regulates the family life, moral conduct, business life, and community life of Muslims.
This is the pilgrimage that each Muslim strives to make at least once in a lifetime.
This is one of two officials who shared the powers of ruling the republic and whose time in office was limited to one year.
These people were the common farmers, merchants, workers, and artisans that made up the majority of Roman citizens.
In the early Roman republic, this was someone whose power was absolute but whose time in office was limited to a six-month period.
This was someone elected to represent the wealthy aristocrats of Rome.
What were the Roman channels that brought water to cities and towns around the empire?
What was the period of peace and prosperity that lasted 207 years?
Which Roman ruler held the title of dictator or absolute ruler at the time of his assassination by members of the Senate?
What were the common citizens of Rome called?
Who moved the capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Byzantium?
Who is considered to be the first pope of the Christian Church?
In the early Roman government, who were the consuls?
the chief executives of the government
What were the reasons that Christianity spread throughout the Roman Empire?
a. It embraced all people: men and women, rich and poor.
b. Rome's excellent roads encouraged the exchange of ideas.
c. Jesus promised eternal life.
d. All of the above are true.
What is the main source of information about the life of Jesus of Nazareth?
the Gospels in the Christian Bible
Why was Augustus the most able emperor of Rome?
He stabilized the frontier, erected splendid public buildings, and created an enduring government.
What new belief helped Buddhism became popular with the masses?
Many people could become Buddhas.
What became a closely guarded secret in China?
What scientific concept did Indian astronomers prove long before Europeans did?
The earth is round.
What are Africa's savannas?
What does the word Bantu mean?
What are push-pull factors?
reasons for migration
According to archaeologists, what role did Chavín sites play in their culture?
They were religious centers.
Where were the Nazca lines created?
plains of Peru
What region is known as Mesoamerica?
the area that stretches south from central Mexico to northern Honduras
Which crop was most important to the survival of the early Americans?
Church destroyed by mobs of rioters in 532 and rebuilt by Justinian
Religious image used in practices by eastern Christians
People from the forests north of the Black Sea
Grandson of Olga who ordered all his subjects to adopt Christianity
Russian ruler who helped Kiev gain power and wealth
Yaroslav the Wise
Russian noble who gained power in Moscow
Moscow prince who led rebellion against Mongol rule
Turkish group that migrated into the Abbasid Empire in the 10th century and later established their own empire
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