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AP World History Chp 5 Quiz
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Although slaves in the Roman Empire performed all work, from the most prestigious to the most degrading, they were prohibited from
serving in the military
Although the practice of patriarchy varied in the classical civilizations, they all
defined women's roles in reproductive terms
China was unique in the ancient world in the extent to which
its social organization was shaped by the actions of the state
During the classical era, slaves comprised more than one-third of the total population in
The Roman Empire
How did the centuries of political fragmentation and conflict following the fall of the Han Empire affect the lives of Chinese women?
Buddhism and Daoism grew in popularity,resulting in some loosening of the strict patriarchy supported by Confucianism
How was India's social structure different from that of China?
Indian social groups were defined more rigidly
In contrast to women in Athens, women in Sparta
married men close to their age
In general, patriarchal systems that restricted women's lives were weakest
in the early years of a civilization's development
In India, the caste system encouraged loyalty to
In India, the jati to which one belonged determined
whom one could marry
In what way were the Yellow Turban Rebellion in Han China and the Spartacus Rebellion in the Roman Empire similar?
Both were large-scale,violent reactions to oppressive conditions
In which of the following ancient societies did women enjoy the fewest restrictions?
India and China during the classical era were similar in that in both societies
sharp distinctions and great inequalities characterized social order
Like First Civilizations, societies of the classical era
were patriarchal in organization
Membership in a jati was based on a person's
Once the system of jatis in India was established
an individual jati could slowly raise its standing in relation to other jatis in the local hierarchy by acquiring land or wealth
Peasants were honored and merchants were looked down upon in the official ideology of
Slaveholding was least widespread and least central to the economy of
The Appian Way marks the path along which
slaves defeated in the Spartacus Rebellion were nailed to crosses
The combination of natural disasters, high taxes and rents, and state demands for labor and military service often sparked peasant rebellion in
The frescoes from a Pompeii tavern reveal that a popular pastime of the lower classes were
The growth of democracy in classical Athens was accompanied by
the simultaneous growth of slavery on a massive scale
The inequalities of the caste system received support from
Hindu notions of karma,dharma,and rebirth
The world's first and longest lasting professional civil service emerged in
What did Ban Zhao mean by her remark, "Yet only to teach men and not to teach women-is that not ignoring the essential relation between the?"
Education for women is necessary to maintain a proper relationship between men and women
Ban Zhao argued that the "correct relationship between husband and wife" should be based on
harmony and love
The excerpts from the Psalms of the Sisters suggest that one reason Indian women became Buddhist nuns was to
escape from household drudgery
What was an argument put forth by Marcus Porcius Cato opposing the demands of Roman women for the repeal of the Oppian Laws?
"As soon as they women begin to be your equals, they will have become your superiors."
Despite their different positions on the Oppian Laws, both Marcus Porcius Cato and Lucius Valerius agreed that women
should remain under the guardianship of fathers and husbands
The details in the portrait of Terentius Neo and his wife suggest that
both the husband and wife were literate
The painting of the Pompeii banquet highlights what aspect of Roman society?
The social divide between the elite and slaves
What does the domestic shrine called the lararia suggest about Roman religious life in the first century C.E.?
Romans believed that guardian spirits provided protection within the home
The wall painting on the building known as the Villa of Mysteries shows women participating in the process of religious initiation associated with the cult of...
Wang Mang's reform program following his seizure of the Chinese throne in 8 C.E. included...
government loans to peasant families
Which group was at the top of the caste system in India?
Describe women's status in the classical civilizations
Public life in general was a male domain, while women's roles took place mostly in domestic settings.
What do scholars suggest is a possible factor in the emergence of slavery within the First Civilizations?
The early domestication of animals
What is one example of "weapons of the weak" used by slaves to resist their enslavement?
Name a philosophical or religious tradition that provided a unifying ideology for peasant rebellions in China?
What was a major source of slaves for the Roman Empire?
Prisoners of War
Which is NOT true about the post-World War II consumer economy?
What happened between Italy and Ethiopia?
Why did the US Drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
To what extent did developments in the broader European context and outside of the Dutch provinces play a role in the eventual success of the Dutch Rebellion?
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