Flashcards in Chapter Five Deck (17):
In agricultural societies, the basis of wealth is...
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
The term for Roman senators was...
In a legal sense, Roman women were viewed as...
What is the most convincing explanation for Rome's expansion?
Romans wanted a buffer against attack.
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
The missionary career of the Apostle Paul demonstrates?
cosmopolitan nature of the Roman Empire
Aqueducts worked with the aid of...
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.
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
Why did the majority of the Chinese population during the Han dynasty live in eastern China?
the best farmland was concentrated in eastern china
The Qin government abolished slavery because...
slaves did not pay taxes but free people did and it went against Buddhism
roads were originally built in Rome and China to...
Facilitate the movement of troops throughout the empire
Wheat the Han took over, they...
retained the qin system with minor modifications
China's most valuable commodity was?
What were the ways in which the Chinese tired to control nomadic raids?
They tried to reason with them