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Which early civilization had a republican form of government for part of its existence? A.China B.Rome C.Egypt D.India A 100
Which phrase characterizes the development of the Renaissance in Europe?
A. The exchange of important agricultural techniques. B. The rebirth of interest in classical art, architecture and literature. C. The desire to modernize the styles of paintings and sculptures. D. The announcement of corruption in the medieval church. A 200
B. The rebirth of interest in classical art, architecture and literature.
In the 1500s, Spain and Portugal led European countries in exploring the Western Hemisphere. What was an important result of this exploration? A. Italy was prevented from claiming land in the New World.
B. Spain and Portugal established colonies in the Americas. C. European nations lost interest in trading with Asia. D. The Spice Islands were discovered. A 300
B. Spain and Portugal established colonies in the Americas.
How did the arrival of Europeans change American Indians’ agricultural practices?
A. American Indians learned how to herd buffalo without using horses..
B. American Indian tribes developed trade in foods among themselves.. C. American Indians began to raise new crops and animals, such as rice and chickens. D. American Indians began raising maize (corn) when Europeans brought it across the Atlantic. A 400
C. American Indians began to raise new crops and animals, such as rice and chickens.
Between 1519 and 1605, the American Indian population in Central Mexico decreased from approximately 25 million to 1 million people.
Identify and describe one reason why this population decline was so extreme. A 500
•The population of Central Mexico declined because Spanish explorers introduced diseases from Europe and Africa that were new to the American Indians. The Indians had not immunity to the diseases, so they died in large numbers. •The Spanish explorers had superior military technology (muskets, cannons, metal helmets, armor, horses) which allowed them to easily conquer the American Indian tribes.
Which phrase is directly associated with the American colonists’ reaction to the Stamp Act?
A.Live free or die B.All men are created equal.
C.Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. D.No taxation without representation. B 100
D. No taxation without representation.
In what way did Shays’s Rebellion of 1786 lead to the formation of the United States Constitution? A. It demonstrated a need for a process for accepting territories into the union. B. Disputes between states could not be resolved without a national judiciary. C. It showed that farmers needed the right to vote in national elections. D. The lack of a national army showed the need for a stronger national government.
D. The lack of a national army showed the need for a stronger national government.
As a consequence of the American Civil War, people in the South experienced many changes in their way of life. One result of these changes was the passage of Black Codes in many southern states.
What was the purpose of the Black Codes?
A. To establish legal slavery in the West. B. To force former slaves to return to Africa. C. To prevent African-Americans from moving west. D. To keep African-Americans in an inferior position. B 300
D. To keep AfricanAmericans in an inferior position.
The term “secession” refers to which action taken by Southern states before the American Civil War? A. Leaving the Union
B.Voting to be slave or free C.Eliminating the Constitution D.Compromising about slavery B 400
A. Leaving the Union
Describe two actions taken by colonial patriots to protest the authority of the British government in the years leading up to the American Revolution.
•Colonists boycotted British taxes and secretly organized colonial militias. •Colonists threw tea into the Boston Harbor. •Colonists taunted the British troops in a public protest that turned into the Boston Massacre. •Colonists refused to pay taxes. •Colonists harassed British tax collectors (e.g., tarred and feathered custom officials) •Colonists formed a Continental Congress •Colonists formed secret societies
•Colonists established the Committees of Correspondence •Colonists wrote letters of complaint to the British Parliament •Colonists published propaganda against the British or published/distributed pamphlets.
Before the American Civil War, Congress passed laws that were intended to solve problems caused by the expansion of slavery. What happened as a result of the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act? A. Slave rebellion in the border states B. Extension of the Missouri Compromise C. Violence between pro-slavery and anti-slavery settlers D. Announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation C 100
C. Violence between proslavery and anti-slavery settlers
Which event on the timeline took place during the thirteenth century?
A. Mohammed fled Mecca B. Crusaders conquered Jerusalem C. Mali became the most powerful empire in West Africa. D. The Ottoman turks captured Constantinople. C 200
C. Mali became the most powerful empire in West Africa.
How were the ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman civilization similar? A. Each failed to develop a system of writing. B.Each sought to extend its rule over its neighbors. C.Each adopted a democratic political system. D.Each believed in only one powerful God. C 300
B. Each sought to extend its rule over its neighbors.
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With Which of the following statements would Confucius most likely have agreed?
A.People should believe in only one God. B. One should follow a life of self-denial and quiet meditation. C. People who live a good life will go to heaven after death. D.A person should fulfill family and social responsibilities. C 400
D. A person should fulfill family and social responsibilities.
The Framers began writing the Constitution of the United States in May 1787, but it was not ratified by all thirteen states until May 1790. One of the issues debated during the Constitutional Convention was the congressional representation of enslaved Africans.
Explain the positions of both Northern delegates and southern delegates on the issue of congressional representation of enslaved Africans. C 500
•Southern delegates wanted to include slaves in their population count to increase the number of legislators allotted to their states. Northern delegates disagreed and argued that if slaves were not voting citizens, they should not be counted when deciding the number of representatives from each state. •Southern delegates wanted to include slaves in their population count because it would increase the number of electors their state received. Northern delegates disagreed and argued that if slaves were not voting citizens, they should not be counted when deciding the numver of electors for each state. C 500
Which letter represents where you would place the return of Mohammed to the city of Mecca in 630?
A. A B. B C. C D. D D 100
In 200 B.C., the emperor of India sent Buddhist missionaries throughout Asia. What enduing impact did this have? A.India remained Buddhist. B. Buddhism spread to China, Japan, and other countries. C. India was able to conquer its neighbors. D.The caste system was finally abandoned in India. D 200
B. Buddhism spread to China, Japan, and other countries.
How are the events on this timeline related to each other? A. They are famous events in middle Eastern history from 6001453. B. They are major developments in African history from 12501670.
C. They list noteworthy Africans in the fifteenth century. D. They are key events in African and Middle Eastern history from 600-1670. D 300
D. They are key events in African and Middle Eastern history from 600-1670.
What characteristic was shared by ancient Mesopotamia and the early Roman Republic? A.A codified set of laws
B.Social and political equality C.Use of aqueducts for water
D.An acceptance of Christianity
A. A codified set of laws
Which identifies a main reason why the Renaissance began in Italy? A. Feudalism was never abe to reach the Italian states. B. Italians were afriad to challenge Chruch teachings. C. Italians relied heavily on slave labor to make goods. D.Merchants, rich from east-west trade, supported the arts and learning. D 500
D. Merchants, rich from east-west trade, supported the arts and learning.
According to the timeline, which event occurred in Africa? A. Mohammed flees Mecca B. Crusaders conquer Jerusalem
C. Ottoman Turks capture Constantinople D. Osei Tutu forms the Ashanti Empire E 100
D. Osei Tutu forms the Ashanti Empire
What was an effect of the European encounter with the Americas? A. Islamic culture arrived in the Americas. B. European influence spread to the Western Hemisphere. C. Europe became unified under a single ruler. D.The idea of many gods was adopted by most American Indians. E 200
B. European influence spread to the Western Hemisphere.
At the Constitutional Convention of 1787, many compromises were reached. What was the agreement known as the “Great Compromise” concerned with? A. Foreign trade
B. Presidential powers C. Representation in Congress
C. Representation in Congress
What was the major purpose of the Declaration of Independence? A. To establish the basic laws of the U.S. B.To justify the colonists’ revolt against Britain C.To provide a plan for government
D.To create new state governments
B. To justify the colonists’ revolt against Britain
What were the Thirteenth, Fourtenth, and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution designed to protect? A. The rights of workers to form labor unions B.The rights of women
C.The rights of formerly enslaved people D.The rights of former Confederate leaders E 500
C. The rights of formerly enslaved people
Which document granted freedom to enslaved peoples living in the Confederate States of America? A. Articles of Confederation
B.Northwest Ordinance C.Bill of Rights of 1791 D.Emancipation Proclamation F 100
What was the British view of the Proclamation of 1763?
A.Britain had the right to tax the American colonists. B. Lands to the west should be left open to settlement. C. Taxation without representation is tyranny. D.American colonists would be more secure by respecting Indian territories. F 200
D. American colonists would be more secure by respecting Indian territories.
Which best describes by President Lincoln went to war against the South in 1861?
A. Lincoln was determined to end slavery. B. Lincoln sought to keep the South dependent on the North. C. Lincoln desired to preserve the unity of the United States. D.Lincoln wanted to protect the freedom of the seas. F 300
C. Lincoln desired to preserve the unity of the United States.
How were “New Spain,” “New France,” and the British colonies similar? A. Each was created on traditional American Indian lands. B.Each enslaved the American Indians. C.Each tried to spread Catholicism among the American Indians.a D.Each took large amounts of gold and silver from the American Indians. F 400
A. Each was created on traditional American Indian lands.
What was an important effect of the Crusades? A.They led to permanent Christian control of the Holy Land. B.They brought religious peace to the world. C.They helped promote religious freedom.
D.They led to increased trade between Europe and the Middle East. F 500
D. They led to increased trade between Europe and the Middle East.
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