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What was one influence of the mongol rule on the history of Russia?
Russian leaders adopted the idea of strong, centralized control of the empire.
(1)Contact with kingdoms in western Europe greatly increased
(2) The chinese writing system was introduced and adopted
(3) Most Russians converted from Orthodoz Christianity to Islam
(4) Russian leaders adopted the idea of strong, centralized control of the empire.
The major reason that Portugal and Spain established water routes to Asia's spice markets was to
Avoid the overland routes that were controlled by Muslim traders
(1) experiment with new technology such as the
astrolabe and sextant
(2) provide jobs for navigators, cartographers,
and shipbuilders
(3) avoid the overland routes that were controlled by Muslim traders
(4) discover new continents, plants, and animals
The Magna Carta can be described as a
List of feudal rights that limited the power of
the English monarchy
(1) journal about English feudal society
(2) list of feudal rights that limited the power of
the English monarchy
(3) census of all tax-paying nobility in feudal
England
(4) statement of grievances of the middle class in
England
Which conclusion about the Inca city of Macchu
Picchu [is correct]?
The city had a government with laws, leadership, and a military force.
(1) Religious activities were prohibited in this
city.
(2) The city was a ceremonial site, not a place of
permanent settlement.
(3) Community planning and an organized way
of life are not evident in this city.
(4) The city had a government with laws,
leadership, and a military force.
Which geographic feature made it difficult to
unify South America?
Andes Mountains
Where did Karl Marx predict a revolution of the
proletariat would occur first?
Industrial Europe
(1) industrial Europe
(2) independent Latin America
(3) colonial Africa
(4) agricultural Russia
Reasons for the decline of the Qing (Manchu) Dynasty:
Opium trade
Japanese Imperialism
Refusal to adopt new technology
AND:
Failure of the Boxer Rebellion
In the 1920s and 1930s, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
changed the Turkish government by
increasing the power of the sultan
(1) introducing democratic reforms
(2) increasing the power of the sultan
(3) supporting absolutism
(4) incorporating religious teachings into civil law
During the Indian independence movement,
many Muslims in India demanded a separate
state of Pakistan to
address concerns about their status as a religious
minority
One similarity between the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution and the Cultural Revolution in China was that both
used violent methods to eliminate their opponents
(1) limited the power of absolute leaders
(2) illustrated the power of public opinion in
forming national policy
(3) established social stability and economic
growth
(4) used violent methods to eliminate their
opponents
An important factor that prevented the ancient
Greek city-states from uniting to form a single
nation was the
Mountainous topography of the region
China under the Han dynasty and the Roman
Empire were similar in that both grew wealthy
because they
developed extensive trade networks
(1) developed extensive trade networks
(2) created classless societies
(3) encouraged democratic ideals
(4) established free-market economies
Feudalism influenced Europe and Japan by
providing social stability
(1) providing social stability
(2) fostering the growth of religion
(3) eliminating warfare
(4) encouraging formal education
A. Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and
Nagasaki.
B. Allies invade Europe on D-Day.
C. Germany invades Poland.
D. Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
Which sequence shows the correct chronological
order of these World War II events, from earliest
to latest?
1. Germany invades Poland
2.Japanese attack Pearl Harbor
3.Allies invade Europe on D-Day
4.Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
A major goal of the Organization of Petroleum
Exporting Countries (OPEC) in world affairs is to
regulate oil policies
(1) encourage development of alternative energy
sources
(2) promote international free trade
(3) provide funds for the World Bank
(4) regulate oil policies
What was signifcant about Nelson Mandela's end of the Apartheid?
A step was taken towards racial equality.
Which heading best completes the partial outline
below?
I. ____________________________
A. Established a direct but limited democracy
B. Stressed the importance of the individual
C. Considered the political ideas of
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
D. Encouraged all citizens to participate
in government
Political Developments of the City-State of Athens
(1) Political Developments of the City-State of Athens
(2) Effects of the Roman Empire on Economic
Development
(3) Influence of Belief Systems on Byzantine
Society
(4) Achievements of the Age of Enlightenment
The Sepoy Mutiny in India and the Boxer Rebellion
in China were responses to
European imperialism
(1) Mongol invasions
(2) European imperialism
(3) Japanese aggression
(4) African slave trading
In what part of China does most of China's population live?
The eastern part of the country
Which statement is accurate about the Hungarian
Revolution in 1956 and the Tiananmen Square
demonstrations in 1989?
Repressive action was taken to end both
protests.
(1) These events led to democratic reforms.
(2) Repressive action was taken to end both
protests.
(3) Strong action was taken by the United Nations.
(4) Both events brought communist governments
to power.
Which description best characterizes the city of
Timbuktu?
commercial and cultural center of West Africa
(1) port on the water route to East Asia
(2) major urban and industrial center on the Silk
Road
(3) commercial and cultural center of West Africa
(4) inland city of the Hanseatic League
What was one goal of mercantilism?
creation of a favorable balance of trade
(1) removal of trade barriers
(2) elimination of private property
(3) establishment of subsistence agriculture
(4) creation of a favorable balance of trade
Which countries were formed immediatley after World War I?
Finland
Estonia
Latvia
Lithuania
Poland
Czech
Austria
Hungary
Yugoslavia
One reason Mikhail Gorbachev implemented the
policies of glasnost and perestroika in the Soviet
Union was to
encourage political discussion and economic
reform
(1) eliminate freedom of speech and press
(2) destroy the power of the opposition party
(3) dominate the governments of Eastern Europe
(4) encourage political discussion and economic
reform
Which factor best characterizes the art of both
ancient Greece and the Renaissance?
emphasis on the human form
(1) emphasis on the human form
(2) focus on biblical themes
(3) dominance of landscape paintings
(4) influence of the West African tradition
What was a direct result of the Opium War in
19th-century China?
Chinese ports were opened for trade with European powers.
(1) Japan gained control of Hong Kong.
(2) Kublai Khan rose to power in China.
(3) Chinese ports were opened for trade with European powers.
(4) Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Kai-shek) fled to Taiwan.
A major argument used to support the building of the Suez and Panama Canals was that these waterways would
shorten trade routes
Which pair of leaders used political purges,
including the killing of opposition groups, as a
means of maintaining control of the government?
Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong
(1) Sun Yixian (Sun Yat-sen) and Emperor
Hirohito
(2) Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong
(3) Simón Bolívar and Bernardo O’Higgins
(4) F. W. de Klerk and Indira Gandhi
Everyone has duties and responsibilities depending on their position in a relationship.

SUPERIOR takes care and sets a good example (man, elder, subject)

INFERIOR owes loyalty and obedience (woman, younger, wife)



This illustrates the ideas of
Confucius
Much of the wealth of the West African kingdoms of Ghana and Mali was gained from the
control of the trans-Saharan trade in gold and
salt
(1) sale of slaves to Europeans
(2) creation of colonies on the Mediterranean
coast
(3) taxation on goods brought by Indian
merchants
(4) control of the trans-Saharan trade in gold and
salt
Columbian Exchange
Exchange of plants, new products, medicines, animals and diseases between Europe, Africa, and Asia
One reason the Japanese followed a policy of
expansionism before World War II was to gain
additional natural resources
(1) warm-water ports
(2) control of Tibet
(3) additional natural resources
(4) control of the Suez Canal
Which economic program was implemented by
Joseph Stalin?

By Gorbachev?
Five-year plans- Stalin

Perestroika- Gorbachev
“Korea Divided at 38th Parallel”
“Hungarian Revolution Crushed”
“Missile Sites Spotted in Cuba”
The events in these headlines contributed to the
tensions between the superpowers
One reason the Chinese Communists were able
to gain control of China was primarily due to the
support of the
peasants
(1) peasants
(2) landed elite
(3) foreigners
(4) warlords