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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.] 2.] 3. Bananas were mostly cultivated by women which altered the traditional patriarchal Bantu society. The dense jungles of central Africa prevented the building of rail and canal systems until the twentieth century.] . 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. Kingdom of Kongo. Bananas did not transport well to regional markets so the economy of sub-Saharan Africa became much more localized. Bantu societies were nomadic and were ruled in a clan structure much like Mongol rule. Bantu societies governed themselves mostly through families and kinship groups. 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. Bantu societies were dominated by Arab-based Muslim caliphates for much of their early history. [1 pts. 1300-1650? Kingdom of Angola. easy access through mighty rivers such as the Nile and the Limpopo allowed for ease of travel to many parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Bananas were easy to grow so more people could make a living as farmers than ever before. Which central African kingdom developed the most tightly centralized government system c. 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. Kingdom of Benin.Your score: 13 out of 13 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 19 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. The Sahara desert made it difficult to travel over land and cataracts in major rivers made it difficult to travel inland by water. [1 pts. [1 pts. Though the Sahara desert was a formidable challenge to overland travelers.] 4. [1 pts. 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.
less warfare between nations.] 8. Population growth in the high middle ages was enormous due to increased agricultural yield. The military accomplishments. Increased trade. Soldiers who had increased availability of weapons. lack of disease in the peasant class. What development helped the status of more women? The plow so that only one person was needed to till the soil. Schools and universities because they began to allow women to take classes.papal states of central Italy. [1 pts. The fearsome Vikings of Scandinavia spread their influence far into the Atlantic but were not successful at resisting the outside influence of religion. 4. The code of chivalry because good manners expanded into all classes. Townspeople because they obtained charters. [1 pts. What other area provided a benefit to all Europeans? Decreased warfare. high birth rates in the nobility. [1 pts.] 7. [1 pts. [1 pts. Which group benefited the most from increased urbanization? Nobility because they could demand tax payments. participation in pilgrimages was open to all.] 5. their conquest of the Teutonic Knights. Urbanization.] . While schools and universities provided education to the elite.] 6. Peasants since they had a place to escape to. European women's roles increased in stature during the high middle ages. recognition for their ability to participate in the economy. improved medicine from the Muslims. The code of chivalry. Merchants because all trade occurred in large cities. Recognition of the special status of the Virgin Mary.
While the crusades were a misguided effort to reconquer the holy lands. political. reducing the amount of future warfare. [1 pts. changes to their political scene. connecting Europe to the world trade market. When comparing the expansion of Europeans into Muslim regions of Spain and Sicily. 21 Quiz . uniting the Europeans firmly in a military alliance.] 10.] WHAP Ch.the reconquest of their countries. alleviating national differences. it can most appropriately be said that the former was primary religious while the latter was primarily economic. social. they were entirely successful at defeating the Muslim Byzantine Empire. luxury items from the Mediterranean trade. [1 pts. secular. 9. also religious.
Your score: 10 out of 10 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 44 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. Maya.] 4. it was part of the Mayan calendar and ball game tradition which the Mexica adopted. To build a military force strong enough to exact tribute from subject peoples. severely limiting their intake to keep them hungry for war.] 3. To gain access to their supplies of rubber and cacao which the Aztecs highly valued. Warriors served on councils to select Mexica rulers. To add another level of bureaucracy to their complex government structure. Warriors ate rigid diets. [1 pts. To capture their persuasive merchants and gain access to valuable trade routes. [1 pts.] . Warriors wore distinctive clothing and jewelry as a sign of their honors. Oaxaca. their military successes in the fourteenth century convinced them of the power of Huitzilopochtli's favor. Civil conflict and nomadic incursions are responsible for the fall of what regional empire by the end of the twelfth century? Toltecs.] 2. Mexica. Which of the following statements is FALSE regarding Mexica warriors? All males were viewed as potential warriors. Warriors received specialized instruction in warfare and military affairs. 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. [1 pts. [1 pts. Tacuba. The Mexica placed so much emphasis on human sacrifice because it was seen as necessary for their victories over the Toltecs and the Mayas. even individuals of common birth.
5. women were not allowed to participate in market or other public duties. both were the main religious tenet of the empires' faith. Their dung could be used as fuel. They provided wool for Inca textiles. In Mexica society. Navajo. In Mexica society. all of these statements were true. motherhood and homemaking were considered the ideals.] 8. love was a virtue almost as significant as honor on the battlefield. women would not achieve a glorious afterlife outside of marriage. Why did most Mexica women marry? In Mexica society. In Incan ayllu is similar to the Mexica calpulli in that both were the basic organizing units of rural society. both were mnemonic devices used to keep government records.] 9. [1 pts. They provided hides for leather products. Why were the llamas and alpacas so important to the Inca? They served as useful pack animals in the high Andes. both were the priestly class believed to be responsible for continuity of life in each empire.] 7. it stimulated their economy through people coming to the cities to attend the rituals.] 6.it helped them reduce their crime rate and keep control of their military prisoners. [1 pts. Both the Chumu and the Chucuito were eclipsed by the rise of what empire in the mid-fifteenth century? Aztec. [1 pts. Missouri. Cahokia. In Mexica society. both were domesticated animals used for meat and wool.] . [1 pts. In Mexica society. All of the above. [1 pts. In which of the following North American Indian cultures were women dominant in village domestic affairs? Pueblo. Iroquois.
Trade good passed from one aboriginal community to another until they came to rest in distant places. How were goods traded in aboriginal Australia c.E.Mexica.? Overland trade routes and corresponding sea channels much like the silk roads of Eurasia emerged over the centuries. A small but active class of merchants emerged who were willing to undertake the dangerous overland routes. Olmec. 18 Quiz . 1000 . 10. Polynesian merchants carried the valuable goods in their outrigger canoes from port to port along the Australian coast.1500 C. Inca. Maya.] WHAP Ch. Individuals carried small quantities of valuable trade goods from one side of the continent to the other as part of their regular seasonal migrations. [1 pts.
and central Asia. They persucuted monotheists but allowed polytheists.] 4. [1 pts. the extent to which one's relatives achieved nobility.] 2. To characteristic did Mahmud of Ghazni share with Tamarlane? An interest in administration over wide regions. Anatolia. and Russia. They desired to emulate Chingghis Khan. India. [1 pts. They came from the same region of today's Afghanistan. more interest in conquest and plunder than governance. They adopted all religions into a unique syncretic blend. They encouraged tolerance and occasionally converted. the personal record of achievement by the individual. Nomadic Turks and Mongols affected Asian history by conquering most of India. Russia. What did the Mongols do when they encountered other religions? They forced conversion to steppe shamanism. recognition and adoption by noble families. [1 pts. China.Your score: 13 out of 13 (100%) [Time limit exceeded by 3 minute(s) 22 second(s)] Quiz Attempts: 1 Your Responses: 1. and southeast Asia. the arbitrary decisions of the leaders in governmental councils.] 3. Anatolia. and India. They rejected other faiths on the basis of their resistance to the Mongols. and central Asia. Eastern Europe. The attainment of nobility status in nomadic societies was dependent upon a strict social hierarchy including a peasant class. northern India.] . China. Anatolia. China. [1 pts.