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What empire controlled a large section of Europe for over 1,000 years?
How is democracy defined?
Power is vested in the people
The first major civilized nation in Africa developed along the:
The first seven Middle East civilizations were centered along the region known as:
The Fertile Crescent
Which ancient civilization gave us the idea of 60-second minutes, 60-minute hours, and 360 degrees in a circle?
Which Asian group first settled South Asia, wrote in Sanskrit, and brought the ideas of Hinduism and the caste system to the region
Which ancient art form typically shows a single figure in meditation with an eight-spoked wheel as the secret of finding peace in this life?
What is the Chinese philosophy that matches peoples' relationships to their environment to achieve maximum agreement with the spiritual forces believed to influence all places?
What civilization believed that all rulers were to govern their subjects as a father would rule his children, and if he did not do his duty he would no longer have the support of the gods and could be overthrown by his people in a revolution?
What is the belief that deeds in this life will be rewarded in the next?
What scriptures do Christians use to teach them their relationship to God?
What is the Jewish word meaning "Anointed One"?
What does the term "A.D." mean?
Anno Domini - "in the year of our Lord"
Which Christian missionary is given credit for spreading the faith to Rome and beyond?
Which Germanic tribe invaded the Roman Empire and eventually took over Rome in 410 A.D.?
What is the name of the most important building in the Islamic world?
Which Middle East city became the new capital of the Islamic world in 762 A.D.?
Which Turkish Empire took control of the Middle East and Central Asia for over 600 years starting in 1263 A.D.?
What is the most holly month on the Muslim calendar, during which followers fast from sunrise to sunset?
European knights who followed Pope Urban's admonition to "take up the cross" were called:
Those who fought to drive the Muslims out of the Holy Land were promised:
Forgiveness of their sins
The battles between Christians and Muslims known as the Crusades were fought over which of the following issues?
Control of the Holy Land
Who first invaded the old Roman Empire and took control of Europe in the 5th Century A.D.?
Which great king of the Middle Ages threw out invaders and reorganized Europe into countries?
What was the land called that was given to lords by kings during the Middle Ages?
Feuds or fiefs
What was the name given to the group of people who were given land in exchange for military service?
Which system during the Middle Ages took care of the day-to-day activities of a lord's manor?
The Manorial System
What new farming method increased crop yields and used few workers who moved to the towns?
The use of 3-crop rotation
What was the name of the groups of craftsmen and businessmen that organized and ran towns?
Dante's book, The Divine Comedy, was written for what purpose?
Scare sinners into being good
Which great document was the first to put in writing limits on government power?
What nation was the first to use a Parliament?
Which of the following wars was a civil war?
War of the Roses
Which of the following is NOT basic to all monarchies and democracies?
Right to a quick trial
Which great Chinese family provided strong rule for the nation for over 300 years during the Middle Ages?
The Tang Dynasty
Marco Polo and other Italians visited China during the rule of which invading people?
Who were the leaders of Japanese civilization during the Middle Ages?
Which great Mughal/Mogul king stressed education and freedom of religion?
Akbar the Great
Which West African kingdom stretched from the Atlantic Ocean to the center of Africa?
The Mali Kingdom
Who created the first major culture of the Yucatan Peninsula of Southern Mexico?
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