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The period of peace and prosperity initiated by Caesar Augustus was the
PAX ROMANA
Socrates was a great
PHILOSOPHER
What is missing from the bottom of this pyramid? Lords, Nobles, Tenants and
SERFS
The Portuguese explorer who sailed around the Cape of Good Hope to India was
VASCO DA GAMA
The Middle Ages ended and the pre-modern period began with the
RENAISSANCE
The inventor of moveable type was
GUTTENGERG
A written document that granted privileges and freedoms to city residents was a
CHARTER
Renaissance writers reached a wider audience by writing in
THE LANGUAGE THEY SPOKE IN EVERY DAY
When Christopher Columbus landed in the Americas, he thought he had sailed to
THE EAST INDIES
Sparta defeated Athens in the
PELOPONESIAN WAR
Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire under
CONSTANTINE
Workers' organizations that controlled industries were called
GUILDS
The mural on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was painted by
MICHAEL ANGELO
Alexander the Great conquered and s pread the culture of
GREECE
A castle was often part of a
MANOR
A philosopher who believed that goverment should serve and protect the people and their freedom was
JOHN LOCKE
Julius Caesar was killed by
THE MEMBERS OF HIS SENATE
The idea that kings and queens ruled by the will of God was called
THE DIVINE RIGHT OF KING
During the Middle Ages, the political and social system was known as
FEUDALISM
Nobles who swore allegiance to the king were known as
VASSALS
What were farmers called who paid rent for their land and worked it as they pleased
TENANT FARMERS
Alexander the Great was best known for his
MILITARY CAREER
Alexander the Great was the founder of how many cities?
70
Alexandria, Egypt, was founded in
331 B.C.
The city in Egypt that was founded by Alexander the Great is
ALEXANDRIA
Who invented the printing press?
GUTENBERG
Constantine I moved his capital from Rome to
CONSTANTINOPLE
Who wrote the story of Don Quixote?
MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
The explorer who was the first to reach the Cape of Good Hope was
BARTHOLOMEU DIAS
The explorer who was the first to sail around the Cape of Good Hope was
VASCO DA GAMA
What did Martin Luther want to change?
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
The capital of the Roman Empire during the empire's decline
CONSTANTINOPLE
Wrote The Canterbury Tales
GEOFFREY CHAUCER
The distribution of people, ideas, and diseases around the world by European explorers and settlers
THE COLOMBIAN EXCHANGE
A workers organization
GUILD
A body that took over power in England in the name of the people
PARLIAMENT
At one time, this city ruled lands surrounding the Mediterranean sea
ROME
Christian holy wars
THE CRUSADES
Wrote Romeo and Juliet
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Time of Ancient Greece and Rome
CLASSICAL TIME
Greek for "Love of Wisdom"
PHILOSOPHY