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APWH Quiz #2 Al-Islam, Africa, Asia, and Europe
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Provide three SPECIFIC places Muslim diasporic communities were established:
What was unique about Islam in West Africa?
The religion was not enforced by the state.
Which West African empire came first? Second?
What was the name of the ruler who made the Hajj to Mecca?
Why did the upper-class West Africans convert to Islam?
To gain trade benefits with the Arabs.
Provide two technologies that spread from China, through Asia, and to Europe.
Printing and gunpowder.
What is the term used to describe all states controlled by Islamic government?
List three ways Islamic scholars advanced medicine:
Provide the Muslim Persian mathematician who invented trigonometry in the period circa 1200 CE-1450 CE.
Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi
Provide the prominent female Sufi Muslim writer in the period circa 1200 CE-1450 CE.
A'ishah al Ba'uniyahh
This was the holding place for knowledge in Baghdad for the Abbasids until its destruction by the Mongols in 1258 CE.
House of Wisdom
There were Turko-Persian Sunni invaders who displaced much of the Abbasid and Byzantine territory in the Middle East and Anatolia in the 11th century CE.
From the emirates of Anatolia came this Sunni Muslim empire in the 13th-century that would control much of North Africa, the Middle East, Anatolia, and parts of Southern Europe for centuries afterwards.
This was the first Muslim empire in India from 1206-1526 that dealt with constant Hindu-Muslim conflicts.
This was the monotheistic religion that emerged in modern-day Pakistan and India in the period circa 1200 CE-1450 CE that blended elements of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam.
Provide the religion that spread to Japan in the Post-Classical era.
What was the name of the reforms in which Japan attempted to adopt the culture and government of China?
What was the name of the Japanese capital?
In what century did these reforms occur?
Why did the political reforms fail?
Japan was decentralized.
Provide the Japanese feudal hierarchy starting with highest.
Farmers and fisherman aka peasants
What was the new type of rice brought over from Vietnam in China during Post-Classical era?
What was the name of the series of laws that banned Buddhism in China?
Edicts of Buddhism
What was the stated/written reason for the elimination of Buddhism in China?
It had challenged the Confucian system.
What was a second, lesser-known reason for the elimination of Buddhism in China?
Finding expansion West and South, defending North vs the pastoralists.
What was the name of the revitalized form of Confucianism in Song China?
Who wrote on the topic?
What was the oppressive practice on Chinese women begun during the Song Dynasty?
Which type of women were subject to this practice?
What was the name China used to refer to itself as the "center of civilization?"
What was the term for describing how a nation can trade with China?
Name the two non-European groups of people that were exempt from system, and seen by China as equals.
What is the era in Europe that refers to the time between the fall of Rome and Exploration.
Middle Ages/Dark Ages/Medieval
This is the new form of government used by Europeans following the fall of Western Rome.
Provide the new hierarchy in Europe, starting from highest to low.
This term means pledging to class(es) above you.
This is the term used to describe the estate of a feudal estate.
Who was the French king who attempted to recreate the Roman Empire?
What was the original name of his empire in the 800s?
What was the name of the new and ineffective empire started after being anointed by the pope?
Holy Roman Empire
Provide the three future European countries that began to develop their own identities in the 900s and 1400s CE.
Who were the king and queen that chased the Moors out of Europe in 1400s?
King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella
Provide four types of invades Europeans had to deal with on their own after 485 CE.
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