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The new captial of the Eastern Roman Empire built by Constantine was ____.
Constantinople
The tribes who invaded Rome were the Visigoths and the ___.
Vandals
Name an early Christian martyr wh refused to blaspheme God.
Polycarp
What Roman emperor gave Christians the freedom to worship?
Constantine
The special court set up to try heretics was ___.
the Inquisition
The head of the Roman Catholic Church is the ___.
pope
Who invented the printing press?
Gutenberg
What was an armed Roman man who fought for sport in Colosseum called?
gladiator
What were Christians willing to give lives rather than deny Christ called?
martyrs
What were the underground cemeteries or rooms beneath Rome called?
catacombs
Name the huge outdoor amphitheater in Rome.
Colosseum
Efforts to recapture Jeruselem from the Turks were called ___.
Crusades
What did they call land owned by a lord?
manor
Name of the trained warriors who promised the lord to help fight enemies.
knights
Men who lived in monasteries and copied the Scripture by hand.
monks
What is Europe's largest mountain system?
Alps
What event began the Middle Ages?
fall of Rome
Name the highest spot in Europe.
Mt. Elbrus
Name the people who worked the lord's land.
peasants (or serfs)
What is a long trip taken for religious purposes called?
pilgrimage
Protestant Reformation began in this country
Germany
What is the most important invention in the history of the world?
printing press
What did Martin Luther nail to the door of a church?
Ninety-Five Theses
What is the largest country in the world?
Russia
What is the highest mountain in the Alps?
Mont Blanc
Know at least 4 interesting facts about a tropical rain forest.
See pg. 342
Label on a U.S. map:
Alabama, California, Colorado, Minnesota, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington