WHAP Chapter 12

The Hundred Years' War between England and France (1337-1453) was comparable to which conflict in Ming China during the fifteenth century?
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The capital of the Aztec Empire wasa. TenochtitlánWhere was the Muslim port city of Malacca, noted for its trade and its blending of cultures?b. On the waterway between Sumatra and MalayaWhat is a Sufi?b. A Muslim holy personWhat form of government did the Iroquois Five Nations have?d. A loose confederation regulated by a council of clan leadersIn what ways did the Inca and Aztec empires differ substantially from each other?c. The Inca Empire built an elaborate bureaucracy to integrate its subjects; the Aztecs did not.What was the purpose of Zheng He's expeditions?b. The expeditions were intended to establish Chinese prestige in the Indian Ocean and to control foreign trade.Which Islamic state of the fifteenth century especially sought to bring unity to the Islamic world and to serve as the "strong sword of Islam" by protecting the mainstream Sunni faith?a. The Ottoman Empire18. Which of the following was a policy of the Inca Empire?c. Requiring leaders of conquered peoples to learn Quechua, the Inca languageWhich Renaissance author wrote The Prince, a political treatise that analyzed how to gain success in the cut-throat world of his time?c. Niccolò MachiavelliWhich country's explorers were the first to reach Asia by sailing around the tip of South Africa?d. PortugalWhich Muslim state ended the Christian Byzantine Empire by conquering Constantinople in 1453?a. Ottoman EmpireWhich of the following is true of gathering and hunting societies in the fifteenth century C.E.?c. They still existed in sizable numbers in the fifteenth century.Where did the Igbo live?a. In the heavily forested region east of the Niger River in West AfricaSamarkand was part of what state?d. The state created by TimurThis Chinese dynasty ended Mongol rule in China and worked hard to erase evidence of the foreign incursion.c. Ming dynastyWhich of the following statements is true of Europe in the fifteenth century?d. Europe was made up of small and independent states that competed strongly with each other.What is a "humanist" in the Renaissance sense?a. A Renaissance scholar who dealt with secular topics with an emphasis on "returning to the sources" of ancient Greece and RomeThe European mariner who in 1497 was the first to reach India by rounding South Africa wasb. Vasco da GamaWhich Islamic state ruled the area that is now Iran from 1501 until 1736?a. The Safavid EmpireWhich of the following statements is true of the Mughal Empire?b. It was ruled by a Muslim minority, vastly outnumbered by its Hindu subjects.