Ming Dynasty and B. Warehouses. C. Essay

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1.

Commercial cities that served as meeting points between distant cultures are called:
a.
way stations.
b.
warehouses.
c.
entrepôts.
d.
shipping centers.
e.
nodes.

2.

Cairo and Alexandria in Egypt:
a.
did not need to provide protection for merchants as most trade came by land rather than by sea.
b.
established a commercial law apart from religion so that all people could participate in trade.
c.
had Muslim and Jewish trading firms that worked as close partners in trade.
d.
established a state bank so that the royal family could earn a share of trading profits by lending out money.
e.
became successful by specializing only in the trade of silks.

3.

In the Chinese city of Quanzhou:
a.
state
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e.
The society of the Crusader states remained more open to women and the lower classes than did European society.

17.

Christian power in the Mediterranean was most strongly enhanced by:
a.
Christian conquests in Spain and Sicily.
b.
growing trade between the Islamic lands and the cities of northern Italy.
c.
the Christian conquests in Syria and Jerusalem.
d.
the collapse of Muslim authority in Egypt.
e.
the building of monasteries in North Africa.

18.

The first empire in South America was:
a.
the Maya Empire.
b.
the Chimú Empire.
c.
the Inca Empire.
d.
the Cahokia Empire.
e.
the Aztec Empire.

19.

In the Chimú Empire:
a.
frequent rainfall in the Andean foothills made irrigation systems unnecessary.
b.
fish was the primary export crop.
c.
the emperors ruled directly with little bureaucracy and few royal officials.
d.
the city of Chan Chan had a population of 30,000 and massive defensive walls.
e.
there was no social hierarchy, which meant the state could expand rapidly.

20.

The commercial center for trade that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the upper Great Lakes to the Appalachian Mountains between 1000 and 1300 CE was:
a.
Tula.
b.
Cahokia.
c.
Chan Chan.
d.
Teotihuacán.
e.
Mesa Verde.

21.

All of the following correctly characterize Cahokia except:
a.
the Cahokians planted fields with rows of corn as their staple

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