EuroCiv Midterm

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EuroCiv Midterm
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Freshman year History Midterm Exam
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  1. Which Greek god ruled the sea?
    Poseidon
  2. Which god did the Spartans worship most?
    Ares
  3. Which sea separates Greece from Asia Minor (Turkey)?
    Aegean
  4. The Battle of Thermopylae was so important because...
    Loyalty and bravery prevailed among the 300 Greeks
  5. The Persian Wars began when...
    Athens helped Miletus.
  6. The Spartans became outstanding soldiers because...
    They were outnumbered by their slaves called Messenians or Helots.
  7. What type of government allows power to be shared among its citizens?
    Democracy
  8. The Athenian Assembly and the Council of 500 were found in which system of government?
    Legislative branch
  9. Pericles was loved by his people because
    he allowed te poor to vote
  10. Which civilization developed FIRST in 2000 BC?
    Minoans
  11. Which year did the Middle Ages begin?
    500
  12. Latin is the base for which languages?
    French, Italian, and Spanish
  13. During the early Middle Ages trade ...(increased, decreased, or stayed the same)
    decreased
  14. Which period in history is most like the Greco-Roman period?
    Reniassance
  15. Which Frankish leader began the tradition of popes anointin kings?
    Pepin the Short
  16. Who stopped the spread of Islam into Western Europe?
    Charles Martel
  17. Land granted during feudalism was called a ...
    fief
  18. Who was closes to being in the middle class?
    a guild worker
  19. Complete the analogy.
    Franks: France::____:England
    Angles
  20. Which century was the greatest time for castle building in Western Europe?
    13th
  21. During which year did the Middle Ages begin?
    500
  22. Who is a vassal ONLY to God?
    King
  23. Which barbarians bilt the first most powerful kingdom in Western Europe?
    Franks
  24. Which Frankish king tried to increase learning?
    Charlemagne
  25. Fuedalism was a government system based on...
    loyalty
  26. Peasants in the Middle Ages were required to pay a tax to the Church called a ...
    tithe
  27. Cause/Result
    population in the Middle Ages shifts to the farm
    Result
  28. Cause/Result: decline in learning
    Result
  29. Cause/Result: the Roman Catholic Church beomes the new authority
    Result
  30. Cause/Result: the rise of fuedalism
    Result
  31. Cause/Result: constant warfare and invasion
    Cause
  32. The ____ was the LAST MAJOR EVENT which ended the Dark Ages in 1450.
    Hundred Years War
  33. Joan of Arc was found guilty and executed at the court of ...
    Inquisition
  34. Th prevent an English Victory, Joan of Arc needed to be successful at the Battle of ____.
    Orleans
  35. The only Crusade successful in capturing Jerusalem was the _____.
    First Crusade
  36. Which Church practice did the Holy Roman Emperors and Kings want to control?
    Lay Investiture
  37. What is the primary reason that the Crusades were unsuccessful?
    It was difficult to get supplies to continue fighting
  38. Which country in Europe did the plague enter?
    Italy
  39. The Dark Ages ended in which part of Europe first?
    Southern
  40. Which Roman emperor made the greatest impact on the early rise of Christianity?
    Constantine
  41. Who did Jesus ask to build his church?
    Peter

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