You Make the Read – Ch. 1 Sec. 2-3 p. 37-431.What common geographic feature made it possible for Kiev to become such apopular and prosperous center for trade?2.Is this a correct statement? When the Christian church split in A.D. 1054, theKievans chose to follow the Roman Catholic Church.3.Kievan Russia included two major agricultural regions, the steppe and thetaiga. Which one proved to be better for growing crops?4.Was Kiev the original capital of what is now known as Russia?5.Is this a correct statement? Under the leadership of Yaroslav the Wise, thePravda Russkia, Russia’s first law code, was introduced.6.Once the Mongols controlled Russia, they sought to gain wealth from theregion, and taxed the Slavs heavily. As long as the Slavs continued to paythese taxes, were they still forced to follow the Mongolian customs?7.In the past, religious differences often defined whether neighboring kingdomswere allies or enemies. Did the Slavs share the same religion as the Polish orthe Mongols?