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In agricultural societies, the basis of wealth is...

Land

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During the Roman Republic, all adult male citizens had the right to vote. How were votes counted?

The votes of the wealthy were counted as more

2

The term for Roman senators was...

Life

3

In a legal sense, Roman women were viewed as...

Children

4

What is the most convincing explanation for Rome's expansion?

Romans wanted a buffer against attack.

5

Why did people during the time of the Roman Republic become dependent on expensive, imported grain?

Large landowners preferred to graze cattle or grow cash crops

6

The missionary career of the Apostle Paul demonstrates?

cosmopolitan nature of the Roman Empire

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Aqueducts worked with the aid of...

Gravity

8

Why did people of the Late Roman Empire revert to a barter economy?

The emperors were cutting back on the precious metals in the coins, thereby causing them to be devalued.

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What are the reasons that Constantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Constantinople?

there were few christians in eastern empire, so there was more

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Why did the majority of the Chinese population during the Han dynasty live in eastern China?

the best farmland was concentrated in eastern china

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The Qin government abolished slavery because...

slaves did not pay taxes but free people did and it went against Buddhism

12

roads were originally built in Rome and China to...

Facilitate the movement of troops throughout the empire

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Wheat the Han took over, they...

retained the qin system with minor modifications

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China's most valuable commodity was?

Silk

15

What were the ways in which the Chinese tired to control nomadic raids?

They tried to reason with them

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Romanization

Conversion of writing into roman language