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world history fall exam
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why did the ability to work upright and having opposable thumbs represent important breakthroughs for early hominids?
hunting and gathering and carrying children was made easier
why do some archeologists believe that women were the first farmers?
because while men were hunting women were gathering and spreading seas (farming)
what role did food supply play in shaping the nomadic life of hunter-gatherers and the settled life of farmers ?
they began settling where food was & starting towns and villages
what was the impact farmjjnom the development of the mesopotamian civilization?
it allowed people to settle around goods
why did the egyptians build pyramids
they built them as tons for the dead to live and roam
why does the uniformity of indus valley citiestell us about their government?
they had to form a centralized government
how did the zhou come to power?
when king Wu died, zhou claimed the power
what are three reasons that historians give to explain why the indo-europeans migration?
they aren't sure
in hinduism, how are the ideas of karma, reincarnation and moksha connected ?
karma affects prospects towards moksha and how you reincarnate
what is the phoenicians greatest legacy to the world ?
the creation of the alphabet
what is cyrus' enduring legacy
his method of governing
how did the ideas of conficius spread ?
they began spreading the ideas through china
why were some of the influences/events that led to the development of classical greece?
-mycenaeans barrowed from the minoan culture
-the adopted cultures
what were the three renowned philosophers of the golden age of Greece?
what four cultures blended to form the hellenistic culture ?
what were some of the scientific achievements of the Hellenistic period
- earths circumference
- basic geometry
what influences or events led to the development of roman republic
- greek influence
- eurasian became the king, the poor struggled for power
- rome gained control of power
how did romes population fare during the golden age of the PAX ROMANA
gap between the rich and the poor
how did the work of the apostle paul encourage the spread of christianity
how did the WESTERN ROMAN EMPIRE fall?
because roman emperors in the west were overthrown by the germanic leader
why did so much of the roman culture have a greek flavor?
the romans admired the greek culture
what were three significant accomplishments by the mauryan empire?
-united india politically
- very tolerant
- defeated seleves
- stretched 2,000 miles
how did india change during the 500 years between the decline of mauryan empire and the rise of the Gupta Empire?
political struggle, many people fought to be the leader constantly
what advances in the sciences, mathematics, and technology has been made in india by about 500 AD?
- 7 day weeks
- astronomy was used for navigation
-1,000 deseases known
under the chinese civil-service system, who could become government officials?
anyone who probed themselves educated enough to be in the position
how did silk influence china's government, economy, and culture during the han period ?
it boosted their economy & became a large part of their culture
how did geographic features affect the settlement of africa?
-high plateaus, waterfalls, and grasslands
-they avoided the desert and settled around water
what are three general causes of migration
- economic issues
- political issues
- religious persecution
why was aksum able to control international trade ?
they were a central position in trade and were very easy to access
in what ways did exams contribute to the rise of his kingdom
he wasn't kind to the invaded people & conquered with military power
why was corn an important crop to early peoples?
they could grow multiple pants fast and they fed several people
how did the olmecs location contribute to the development of their civilization?
they were a coastal civilization & they could access resources & goods
what do scholars believe the nazca lines represent
animals, mythological beings, and geometric shapes
describe the religious environment into which muhammad was born?
he was born into the monotheistic movement
what were the main reasons for the split between the sunni and the shi'a?
sunni- wanted leader elected
shi'a- wanted blood leaders
in which fields of learning did muslims excel ?
what were the names and characteristics of the four parts of the justinian codes?
5,000 roman laws
what two main religions emerged out of the split in the christian church ?
roman catholic & eatern orthodoxy
how did moscows locafjon contribute to its growth ?
moscow was near 3 major rivers
what event marked russia's liberation from mongol rule?
ivan took the title of czar & refused to pay tribute
in what ways did the turks show respect for their persian subjects
adapted their culture and didn't persecute him
why was the reform of the civil service under the tang so significant
the wealthy were not the only ones elegable anymore
what were the most important accomplishments of the mongol empire?
- conquered china
- mongol peace
- united china
how did feudalism develops in japan?
decline in central power during the health period
what was the outcome of the Battle of Tours?
muslims were pushed out and prevented from conquering
what was the significance of the popes declaring charlemagne emperor?
it was joining of ancient roman culture
what exchange took place between lords and vassals under feuldalism
lords gave land to vassals in exchange for farm work
what duties did the lord of the manor and his serfs owe one another
- lords gave shelter
- serfs gave free labor
why was otto I the most effective ruler of medieval germany ?
- limited noble power
- united the kingdom more
explain the three main abuses that most distressed church reformers
- lau investiture
- priests being married
- selling positions in church
what role did muslims play in europes revival of learning ?
they had large libraries with ancient knowledge & information
summarize the main ideas of john wycliffe
-Jesus was head of the church
- the Bible was the definite law
why did the bubonic plague cause people to turn away from the church ?
the churches prayers weren't working & couldn't provide for the people
what accounted for Ghanas financial success?
how did swahili language evolve
from arabic & bantu speaking people's
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