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Your score: 13 out of 13 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 19 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. The desert-like climate of much of Africa made communication and transportation systems nearly impossible to develop." Bantu societies were dependent on an elaborate hierarchy of bureaucrats and officials to administer their affairs. Bananas were not readily accepted as a new crop because people in sub-Saharan Africa already grew a wide variety of foods and did not need a new crop. Bananas were easy to grow so more people could make a living as farmers than ever before.] 4. Kingdom of Benin.] 2. Though the Sahara desert was a formidable challenge to overland travelers. Bananas did not transport well to regional markets so the economy of sub-Saharan Africa became much more localized. [1 pts. [1 pts. The Sahara desert made it difficult to travel over land and cataracts in major rivers made it difficult to travel inland by water. Bantu societies governed themselves mostly through families and kinship groups.] . Kingdom of Kongo. How did the geographic conditions of sub-Saharan Africa affect its trade and communication networks in the post-classical era? Ample harbors surrounding the continent and an extensive river system made water travel and communication the most efficient. Bananas were mostly cultivated by women which altered the traditional patriarchal Bantu society. Which central African kingdom developed the most tightly centralized government system c. easy access through mighty rivers such as the Nile and the Limpopo allowed for ease of travel to many parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The dense jungles of central Africa prevented the building of rail and canal systems until the twentieth century. 1300-1650? Kingdom of Angola. [1 pts. Which of the following statements BEST characterizes sub-Saharan African political organization in the post-classical era? Bantu societies had little or no government as they were ruled as "segmentary societies.] 3. How did the introduction of bananas from southeast Asia impact life in sub-Saharan Africa? Bananas enabled the Bantu to expand into heavily forested regions where yams and millet would not grow. Bantu societies were nomadic and were ruled in a clan structure much like Mongol rule. [1 pts. Bantu societies were dominated by Arab-based Muslim caliphates for much of their early history.
The fearsome Vikings of Scandinavia spread their influence far into the Atlantic but were not successful at resisting the outside influence of religion. high birth rates in the nobility. The code of chivalry. Population growth in the high middle ages was enormous due to increased agricultural yield.] 8. Urbanization.] 5. Recognition of the special status of the Virgin Mary.] 6. 4. lack of disease in the peasant class. recognition for their ability to participate in the economy. Merchants because all trade occurred in large cities. [1 pts.] . What other area provided a benefit to all Europeans? Decreased warfare. improved medicine from the Muslims. Which group benefited the most from increased urbanization? Nobility because they could demand tax payments. The military accomplishments.papal states of central Italy. The code of chivalry because good manners expanded into all classes. less warfare between nations. their conquest of the Teutonic Knights. Peasants since they had a place to escape to. participation in pilgrimages was open to all.] 7. European women's roles increased in stature during the high middle ages. Townspeople because they obtained charters. Soldiers who had increased availability of weapons. Increased trade. While schools and universities provided education to the elite. [1 pts. Schools and universities because they began to allow women to take classes. [1 pts. What development helped the status of more women? The plow so that only one person was needed to till the soil. [1 pts. [1 pts.
changes to their political scene. reducing the amount of future warfare. 21 Quiz .] WHAP Ch. secular. alleviating national differences. connecting Europe to the world trade market. [1 pts. While the crusades were a misguided effort to reconquer the holy lands.the reconquest of their countries. also religious. uniting the Europeans firmly in a military alliance. it can most appropriately be said that the former was primary religious while the latter was primarily economic. [1 pts.] 10. political. When comparing the expansion of Europeans into Muslim regions of Spain and Sicily. social. they were entirely successful at defeating the Muslim Byzantine Empire. 9. luxury items from the Mediterranean trade.
Warriors served on councils to select Mexica rulers. To build a military force strong enough to exact tribute from subject peoples. [1 pts. Warriors received specialized instruction in warfare and military affairs. Tacuba.] 4. Warriors wore distinctive clothing and jewelry as a sign of their honors. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding Mexica warriors? All males were viewed as potential warriors. To capture their persuasive merchants and gain access to valuable trade routes. Oaxaca. Maya. [1 pts. Warriors ate rigid diets. [1 pts. [1 pts. it was part of the Mayan calendar and ball game tradition which the Mexica adopted.] . Mexica. Civil conflict and nomadic incursions are responsible for the fall of what regional empire by the end of the twelfth century? Toltecs.Your score: 10 out of 10 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 44 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. their military successes in the fourteenth century convinced them of the power of Huitzilopochtli's favor. To gain access to their supplies of rubber and cacao which the Aztecs highly valued. The Mexica placed so much emphasis on human sacrifice because it was seen as necessary for their victories over the Toltecs and the Mayas. To add another level of bureaucracy to their complex government structure.] 3. severely limiting their intake to keep them hungry for war. even individuals of common birth. Why did the Mexica form an alliance with Texcoco and Tlacopan in the mid-fifteenth century? To avoid civil war and to provide a stronger front against the invading Spanish.] 2.
[1 pts. it stimulated their economy through people coming to the cities to attend the rituals. both were mnemonic devices used to keep government records. both were the main religious tenet of the empires' faith. In Mexica society. all of these statements were true. They provided hides for leather products. 5. Why did most Mexica women marry? In Mexica society. In which of the following North American Indian cultures were women dominant in village domestic affairs? Pueblo. both were the priestly class believed to be responsible for continuity of life in each empire. Both the Chumu and the Chucuito were eclipsed by the rise of what empire in the mid-fifteenth century? Aztec.] 8. In Mexica society. Their dung could be used as fuel.] 9. They provided wool for Inca textiles. both were domesticated animals used for meat and wool. [1 pts. In Incan ayllu is similar to the Mexica calpulli in that both were the basic organizing units of rural society.] 6. women were not allowed to participate in market or other public duties.it helped them reduce their crime rate and keep control of their military prisoners. women would not achieve a glorious afterlife outside of marriage. All of the above. love was a virtue almost as significant as honor on the battlefield. [1 pts. Navajo. In Mexica society.] . In Mexica society.] 7. Cahokia. Iroquois. Missouri. motherhood and homemaking were considered the ideals. [1 pts. [1 pts. Why were the llamas and alpacas so important to the Inca? They served as useful pack animals in the high Andes.
A small but active class of merchants emerged who were willing to undertake the dangerous overland routes.1500 C. 18 Quiz . Trade good passed from one aboriginal community to another until they came to rest in distant places. Polynesian merchants carried the valuable goods in their outrigger canoes from port to port along the Australian coast. How were goods traded in aboriginal Australia c.] WHAP Ch. Maya. Individuals carried small quantities of valuable trade goods from one side of the continent to the other as part of their regular seasonal migrations.? Overland trade routes and corresponding sea channels much like the silk roads of Eurasia emerged over the centuries. 10. Inca. 1000 . [1 pts.Mexica. Olmec.E.
Anatolia. and southeast Asia. Anatolia.] 4. They persucuted monotheists but allowed polytheists. China. and central Asia. They adopted all religions into a unique syncretic blend. The attainment of nobility status in nomadic societies was dependent upon a strict social hierarchy including a peasant class. Nomadic Turks and Mongols affected Asian history by conquering most of India. India. the arbitrary decisions of the leaders in governmental councils.] 2. Eastern Europe. What did the Mongols do when they encountered other religions? They forced conversion to steppe shamanism. and central Asia. China. They came from the same region of today's Afghanistan. China.] . the extent to which one's relatives achieved nobility. and Russia. the personal record of achievement by the individual. They encouraged tolerance and occasionally converted. Russia. northern India. [1 pts.] 3. more interest in conquest and plunder than governance. They desired to emulate Chingghis Khan. and India. [1 pts. [1 pts. They rejected other faiths on the basis of their resistance to the Mongols.Your score: 13 out of 13 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 3 minute(s) 22 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. Anatolia. recognition and adoption by noble families. To characteristic did Mahmud of Ghazni share with Tamarlane? An interest in administration over wide regions. [1 pts.
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