AP World History Chapter 5 Review
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The conversion to Christianity of which Roman emperor ushered in a time of tolerance, acceptance, and eventual dominance of Christianity?
A significant difference in Roman expansion versus Greek was that Romans
extended citizenship in degrees to most conquered populations.
In what way did Emperor Wu of the Han dynasty significantly differ from previous emperors?
He was ambitious in exploring and conquering more territory
In Roman society
the father's word was law in his household
During the Republic, Romans managed their imperial territories by
establishing a provincial administration and sending a Roman senator to oversee matters
What city became the new imperial capital of the Roman Empire in 324 C.E.?
The emperor responsible for the reorganization of the Roman government after 31 B.C.E. was
Which of the following is not generally considered a contributing factor to the fall of the Han Empire?
The subversive ideas of Buddhism
The main reason for the decline of the Roman Republic was
military leaders with armies loyal to them rather than to the state
What was buried with the Emperor Shi Huang-di in his elaborate tomb?
statues of his soldiers
Which statement is true about Roman women?
They exercised influence over husbands and sons
The most visible symptom of Rome's "third-century crisis" was the
frequent change of rulers
The first Romans to reach China's court of Emperor Huan were envoys of which emperor?
The well-planned urban capital of the Han dynasty was
One of the most enduring consequences of the Roman Empire has been the
Romanization of the western Mediterranean
The covenant of protection between the gods and the Romans was called:
One of the factors that most helped the growth of commerce was:
the implementation of the "pax romana" or roman peace
The Confucian view of proper female behavior was exemplified by the
For a period of over 60 years, Rome fought a war of expansion with which people?
What was the reason for the economic decline in the third century c.e.?
debasing of coinage by the emperors.
Who were NOT among the earliest converts to Christianity?
Which of the following was NOT a contributing factor to Roman expansion?
the mandate to impose their religion on neighboring regions.
One of the great construction projects of Shi Huang-di was:
connection of walls which ultimately made up The Great Wall
In an effort to increase his power, Shi Huangdi cracked down on
The center of political action in the Roman Republic was
It was customary for young brides in China to
live with their husbands' families
Starting with the reign of Augustus, the Roman army was reorganized and redeployed to
shift from an offensive to a defensive strategy
The competition among states in the Warring States Period resulted in
the creation of the first empire under the Qin state.
Why was becoming Christian considered an act of disloyalty in the Roman Empire?
Christians could not worship the emperor as a deity
How is the career of Paul an example of the "cosmopolitan" nature of the Roman Empire?
He was able to use the benefits of Roman citizenship, roads, and cities to spread Christianity.
The important Han innovations include the development of
the horse collar, the watermill, and the crossbow
The economic wealth of the early Roman state was based on
How did Gaozu deal with the Xiongnu confederation threat?
he adopted a policy of appeasement
Two protracted and bloody wars against the Carthaginians were important because
Rome won control of the western Mediterranean
How did the early Romans view the natural world?
As filled with numerous invisible shapeless forces called numina.
Who reformed Rome in the third century C.E. and saved it from decline?
The engineering expertise of the Romans is seen in all of these except:
As the numbers of independent farmers declined in the later Republic, Italian landowners increasingly turned to
The Qin ruler took the title Shi Huangdi, which meant
The circumstance surrounding Jesus' ministry and acclamation by his followers as the messiah was
the Roman occupation of Judaea.