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Freshman year History Midterm Exam
god ruled the sea?
Which god did the Spartans worship most?
Which sea separates Greece from Asia Minor (Turkey)?
The Battle of Thermopylae was so important because...
Loyalty and bravery prevailed among the 300 Greeks
The Persian Wars began when...
Athens helped Miletus.
The Spartans became outstanding soldiers because...
They were outnumbered by their slaves called Messenians or Helots.
What type of government allows power to be shared among its citizens?
The Athenian Assembly and the Council of 500 were found in which system of government?
Pericles was loved by his people because
he allowed te poor to vote
Which civilization developed FIRST in 2000 BC?
Which year did the Middle Ages begin?
Latin is the base for which languages?
French, Italian, and Spanish
During the early Middle Ages trade ...(increased, decreased, or stayed the same)
Which period in history is most like the Greco-Roman period?
Which Frankish leader began the tradition of popes anointin kings?
Pepin the Short
Who stopped the spread of Islam into Western Europe?
Land granted during feudalism was called a ...
Who was closes to being in the middle class?
a guild worker
Complete the analogy.
Which century was the greatest time for castle building in Western Europe?
During which year did the Middle Ages begin?
Who is a vassal ONLY to God?
Which barbarians bilt the first most powerful kingdom in Western Europe?
Which Frankish king tried to increase learning?
Fuedalism was a government system based on...
Peasants in the Middle Ages were required to pay a tax to the Church called a ...
population in the Middle Ages shifts to the farm
Cause/Result: decline in learning
Cause/Result: the Roman Catholic Church beomes the new authority
Cause/Result: the rise of fuedalism
Cause/Result: constant warfare and invasion
The ____ was the LAST MAJOR EVENT which ended the Dark Ages in 1450.
Hundred Years War
Joan of Arc was found guilty and executed at the court of ...
Th prevent an English Victory, Joan of Arc needed to be successful at the Battle of ____.
The only Crusade successful in capturing Jerusalem was the _____.
Which Church practice did the Holy Roman Emperors and Kings want to control?
What is the primary reason that the Crusades were unsuccessful?
It was difficult to get supplies to continue fighting
Which country in Europe did the plague enter?
The Dark Ages ended in which part of Europe first?
Which Roman emperor made the greatest impact on the early rise of Christianity?
Who did Jesus ask to build his church?