Study This One Flashcards Preview

History > Study This One > Flashcards

Flashcards in Study This One Deck (30):
1

Where was the first major trading outpost located?

Kiev

2

The Russian missionaries in search of the worlds true religion were mostly influenced by what?

The Hagia Sophia

3

What group of people came to dominate Russia and insisted on a high tribute being paid?

Mongols

4

What is Ivan III most known for?

Ending Mongolian rule of Russia

5

Turkish slaves are referred to as what?

Mamelukes

6

Who was the individual who united the Mongolian clans?

Genghis Khan

7

What was the Mongolian dynasty in China called?

The yuan dynasty

8

Who conquered China for the Mongolians?

Kublai Khan

9

The white dude (Marco Polo) who visited the Khan in Beijing and brought back stories to Europe led to what?

Curiosity, exploration, and increased trade

10

What didn't Mongolian power come from?

Brilliant leadership

11

Japan comes from a word that means what?

Land of the rising sun

12

Who led the victorious forces at the battle of tours?

Charles Martel

13

The king and queen that wanted to rid their country of all Muslims is known as what?

Reconquista

14

Who brought Christianity to the franks?

Clovis

15

What is a synonym for serf?

Peasant

16

What did knights most commonly trade military service for?

Land

17

During the reconquista, who was driven out of Spain?

Jews

18

How did the bubonic plague spread across Asia?

Rats and Mongolians

19

Western Europe was reunited for the first time after the fall of the Roman Empire under who?

Charlemagne

20

What event marks the end of the Middle Ages?

The end of the Hundred Years' War

21

Who were the most effective fighters at the battles of crecy, Poitiers, and agincourt?

English long bow men

22

About what portion of France's population belonged to the first and second estates?

2%

23

Who was the nationally assembly originally established by?

The third estate

24

The "scorched earth policy" was used by who?

Russian troops as Napoleon invaded Russia

25

The economic hardships that France faced in the late 1700s were largely due to long, costly hostilities between France and who?

Great Britain

26

Napoleon sold the Louisiana territory to the U.S. for all of the following except what?

To punish the sugar growers in saint domingue

27

What years were the Renaissance?

1300s - 1600s

28

The intellectual and cultural movement known as humanism arose from the study of what?

Classical Greek and roman culture

29

What does utopia mean?

No place

30

Who was the Byzantine emperor who expanded the Byzantine empire both politically and socially?

Justinian