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World Civilizations II Ch. 11
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Under Ming rulership:
emperors wished to be seen as guardians of their subjects.
In the region of Persia:
as Mongol power declined, populist Islamic movements emerged, some of which urged followers to withdraw from society or to walk around without clothing.
Ming religious reform:
established Ming rulers as the moral benefactors of their subjects.
Which of the following empires replaced a Mongol regime?
Which of the following is NOT an accurate assessment of the dynamic within the Islamic heartland by the sixteenth century?
The religious differences between the Sunni Ottomans, Persian Safavids, and Mughals prevented the movement of goods and ideas across political boundaries.
Peasant revolts in France and England:
were crushed by feudal lords, but a free peasantry gradually replaced the feudal order in both regions.
State building in Europe:
was aided by economic growth through trade with the Middle East.
The Renaissance created:
a network of educated men and women who were not dependent wholly on the state or the church and who increasingly challenged the authority of both.
All of the following factors contributed to the downfall of the Delhi Sultanate EXCEPT:
the Mongol invasions of the early fourteenth century.
Instead of relying on the church's teachings to analyze the world, the scholars and artists of the Renaissance turned to:
the classical texts of Greece and Rome.
The following are all examples of Afro-Eurasian dynasties appearing in the fourteenth century EXCEPT:
the Stuart dynasty.
At the beginning of the fourteenth century in Europe:
harsh winters and rainy summers took much land out of cultivation.
The Portuguese monarchs successfully consolidated political power in Portugal by:
granting Atlantic islands to nobles as lucrative hereditary possessions, ensuring the political loyalty of noble families and merchants.
Which of the following statements best describes the early Ming dynasty?
It had to rebuild a devastated society from the ground up after the catastrophes of the fourteenth century.
Throughout the fourteenth century, Portuguese Christians:
devoted themselves to fighting the Moors.
In Spain, political centralization of power occurred primarily through:
In The Prince, Niccolò Machiavelli argued that:
the goal of princely rule was holding and exercising power.
The Yongle Emperor of the Ming dynasty is associated with which of the following?
construction of the Forbidden City
The group that eventually drove the Mongols out of China was known as
the Red Turbans.
The Ottomans triumphed over other warrior bands because:
they attracted artisans, merchants, bureaucrats, and clerics.
Under the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella in Spain:
the last Muslim stronghold in Spain—Granada—fell to Christian forces.
In China, all of the following were true EXCEPT:
foreigners were viewed as wise visitors from whom one could learn.
The Ottoman sultans:
combined a warrior ethos with strong devotion to Islamic beliefs.
In Europe, many attributed the Black Death to:
God's anger with humankind.
Which of the following is an accurate comparison of the populations of Afro-Eurasian states in the mid-sixteenth century?
The population of Ming China was the largest of all polities.
Renaissance culture spread throughout Europe by the late sixteenth century due to:
economic prosperity and interstate competition.
The death rate among those infected with the Black Death was:
(debatable based on "25-65 percent" listed on pg. 406 of "Worlds Together, Worlds Apart" 4th Edition Volume II)
The three new dynasties that dominated much of the Islamic world at the beginning of the sixteenth century included:
the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal dynasties.
Which of the following Muslim dynasties was an adherent of Shiism?
the Safavid dynasty
Ottoman territorial expansion culminated during the reign of _______.
Which of the following is NOT an accurate description of religious events that occurred during the decline of the Delhi Sultanate?
The Ottomans attempted to build a new dynasty, with a Christian leader at its head.
Topkapi Palace served as all of the following EXCEPT:
a religious school.
As a result of the trauma of the Black Death, the western church in Europe began to allow greater religious liberty as a way to rebuild support among the peasantry.
The Black Death helped to precipitate the popularity of radical religious groups that spoke of impending doom in both Europe and China.
The Ming dynasty viewed overseas trade as:
a potential source of instability.
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