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Ap world: chapter 12
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In its effort to recover from the disruption of Mongol rule, where did the Ming dynasty look for inspiration?
The culture of past Chinese dynasties
Which of the following was a feature of the communities in Australia in the fifteenth century?
The pratice of "firestick farming"
In the fifteenth century, what did the Igbo people in West Africa have in common with the Iroquois League in North America?
Institutions for resolving conflict in the absence of a state
Which of the following was the largest pastoral society in West Africa in the fifteenth century?
Why did the maritime expeditions of the Indian Ocean basin sponsored by the Ming emperor suddenly stop in 1433?
The emperor's successors viewed expansion as a waste of resources
Which of the following reflected the fragmented and competitive political environment in Europe in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries?
The hundred years war between England and France
In which empire was a Shia version of Islam made the official religion in the sixteenth century?
Which of the following was a motivation for European expansion but not for Chinese expansion in the fifteenth century?
To gain direct access to goods and wealth of the Indian Ocean basin
Which of the following is true of the Mughal Empire?
It established unified control over most of the Indian peninsula
What feature did the Mughal Empire and Songhay Empire share?
The rulers were Muslim, but the majority of the population was not
The wars carried out by the Aztec Empire were linked to...
The practice of human sacrifice
What did the Inca Empire do that the Aztec Empire did not do?
Build an elaborate bureaucracy to integrate And control its subjects
What could woman do in both the Aztec and Inca empires?
Exercise political authority
What societies shared a common religion?
The Songhay Empire and the Ottoman Empire
The Inca and Azetc empires practiced similar gender-based systems in which women and men operated in two separate but equivalent spheres, a system that scholars call...
In the fifteenth century, the gathering and hunting way of life associated with the paleolithic era persisted in...
Refer to Map 12.1 in the textbook. The empire that encompassed Persia and Afghanistan in the fifteenth century marked...
The last military conquest by nomadic people from Central Asia
Which of the following was a principle underlying the Great Law of Peace of the Iroquois League?
Which of the following was the most centralized, unified, and prosperous of the world's major civilizations in the fifteenth century?
Which of the following was a value emphasized in the Renaissance?
After the fifteenth century, how did the Chinese state resolve the problem created by a growing population and land scarcity?
More intensive use if available land
What empire ended the Byzantine Empire and came the closest to the conquering Europe?
The ruler of the Songhay Empire made the pilgrimage to Mecca and asked to be given what title?
Caliph of the Land of the Blacks
How was Islam introduced into Southeast Asia and West Africa?
By traveling merchants
In what way were the Aztec and Inca empires similar?
Both started out as marginalized peoples who conquered and absorbed older cultures
What did the Aztec Empire require conquered people to do?
In the fifteenth century, long-distance trade shifted to...
East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Indian Ocean
What city emerged as a major Muslim port city in the Indian Ocean basin in the fifteenth century?
What was a web of connection that linked many of the peoples in the world of the fifteenth century?
In which century did European peoples begin to take on a more prominent role on the global stage?
What was a way that the laws attributed to Moctezuma I maintained and enforced social distinctions in Aztec society?
Regulations on clothing and accessories for each class
According to the excerpts from Diego Duran, what represents a way that a person could fall into slavery in Aztec society?
Failing to pay debts
According to the excerpts from Diego Duran, what represents a way that a person could raise their social position in Aztec society?
Preforming great feats in war
What is a description of how the Inca Empire treated conquered peoples?
"...they (the Incas) never divested the natural chieftains of their power. "
What was one purpose of the storehouses in the provinces of the Inca Empire?
To provide relief for the poor
In the portrait of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, which feature symbolizes his conquest of Constantinople?
The marble arch framing Mehmed
What group is depicted in the Venetian painting of Jerusalem that is not depicted in the painting of Damascus?
What does the painting of Aristotle and Averroes suggest about Renaissance views on Greek learning and Islam?
Aristotle's writings had been faithfully preserved by Muslim scholars
In the Venetian painting of St. George in Jerusalem, what does the large turban at the foot of the steps symbolize?
A rejection of Islam
What views of Muhammed most likely influenced the fifteenth- century Italian artist Giovanni da Modena?
Muhammad as a religious heretic
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